- May 25, 2021
11:00 am EDT - 1:00 pm EDT
This event is sponsored by TorchLight.
Job searching during a pandemic can be tough. Not only are you competing against thousands of applicants but it’s also an employer’s market. The pandemic has changed aspects of the job search and workplace as we know it. Join executive career coaches, Phaedra Brotherton and Lisa Frank, on Tuesday, May 25 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET as they provide tips and resources for how to:
- Engage, build and nurture a network and relationships
- Brand yourself effectively to secure satisfying employment, including enhancing your LinkedIn profile and resume
- Interview and network virtually
- Identify culture fit in a hybrid/remote environment
- Engage with recruiters
- Focus on self-care during the transition
Brotherton and Frank will also focus on how the transition out of the pandemic is affecting the PR job market, provide an overview of trends in the PR/communications job market and key skills/competencies that employers are looking for.
Phaedra Brotherton, JCTC, CPRW, CDF, is a trained career development facilitator, a certified professional resume writer and a career transition coach, specializing in the nonprofit sector. She leads Resumes & Career Strategies, a woman-owned firm focused on career branding, resume writing, and customized career coaching and marketing services. Brotherton holds memberships in the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, the National Career Development Association and Career Directors International. Previously, Brotherton worked in the nonprofit/association management field as a professional editor and writer.
Lisa B. Frank is a connector, nationwide recruitment partner and a career coach. She leads LBF Strategies, LLC, a woman-owned, recruitment and career coaching firm. With more than 15 years of recruiting experience, LBF maintains a specialized recruitment expertise and a vast network in the public relations, communications and marketing industries. LBF matches exceptional talent with companies of all sizes (startup/boutique, mid-sized and large) nationwide, and also coaches professionals, at all levels, to navigate today’s competitive job search process – and ultimately reach their career goals.
Stephanie Ranno, VP Business Development and Account Management
Stephanie is the Vice President of Business Development and Account Management for TorchLight Hire, one of Washington, D.C.’s fastest-growing marketing and communications search and staffing firms. Stephanie is focused on helping marketing leaders build talented teams and grow meaningful, progressive careers. Based on her professional and personal experiences, Stephanie regularly appears on podcasts and webinars and guest blogs on a variety of topics including staffing, inclusion and neurodiversity in the workforce and career development in marketing and communications. A wife and mother of three, she believes that a woman can have it all – a meaningful career, a healthy family, and fulfilling engagement in creative and community projects.
Venue: ZOOM Webinar