PREVIOUS EVENTS:

“Networking 101” with Jules Ryckebusch, November 18, 2021

Networking is the most successful strategy to ensure success in the job-hunting process. It is also the core of what we do at Southlake Focus Group.

Jules Ryckebusch is a seasoned medical device industry veteran with a global network of colleagues and a member of the Southlake Focus Group leadership team. 

Jules has an MBA from National University and is a 20-year Navy submariner. He is a member of Audio Engineering Society and the Dallas Submarine Veterans association.

 

“Interviewing Game Plan” with Kevin Kiley, October 28, 2021

Success in the interview requires a “game plan”, an outline of the necessary preparation and a playbook detailing the steps needed to help you get an offer.

Kevin Kiley, a nationally recognized, DFW based Career Coach, offers practical guidance and actionable insights to help you be more confident and prepared to win the interview. He serves clients all over the U.S. and has conducted thousands of  both as a hiring manager and as an independent coach over a 20+ years.

Kevin is the founder of Career Road Map and Grad School Road Map and holds multiple certifications in career coaching and leadership coaching, including Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation.

 

"Maximizing the Power of LinkedIn During Job Search”, Terry Sullivan, September 16, 2021

Strengthening your LinkedIn profile is best way to maximize the power of the #1 tool that recruiters and hiring managers use to find great candidates and new employees.

This powerful 60-minute In Person session by Terry Sullivan, a nationally recognized “Guru of LinkedIn”, will be packed with useful insights and actionable tips to help you be more effective and successful during career transition.

Terry Sullivan is the founder of BuzzPro, a nationally recognized Digital Branding and Social Selling training company. He gives more than 100 LinkedIn training presentations a year and has trained more than 17,000 clients across the nation on how to create a unique online brand that gets results.

 

“Social Media in Job Search", August 26, 2021, Gail Houston 

Social Media can be a great tool in your Job Search plans IF you do it correctly.

Gail is a recognized expert in Social Media, having led Intuit's Social Media efforts for many years. She formalized Intuit's Right Talent Social Media Strategy, created a 6-week social media bootcamp and became the voice of Intuit Careers for LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube and Slideshare.

She is a featured and regular speaker at Recruiting Industry meetings and is Co-founder of the Crossroads Career Transition Workshop which is now held at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, with over 20,000 applicants trained on how to be more effective in their job search.

 

"First Impressions: Resumes that Work in Getting You Back to Work", July 8, 2021, Bob Wyatt and Scott Olson

- Do you know the three items in your resume you should delete?
- How about the three items not in your resume that you should add?

Creating resumes that are concise, accurate and targeted toward each open position are critical in helping a job seeker effectively market themselves to secure their new position.

This interactive workshop will be led by Bob Wyatt and Scott Olson, long term mentors and leaders of the Career Transition Workshop (CTW) that meets at White's Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake.

Bob and Scott are seasoned business professionals who have made successful career transitions of their own and have adapted the CTW program over 16+ years to meet ongoing technical and networking changes in the employment market. They have very successfully assisted hundreds of job seekers to find new opportunities in multiple industries.