"Understanding the Benefits and Dangers of Social Media", 2/11/21

Gail Houston, Executive Recruiter with Intuit and recognized Social Media maven helped our members become more aware of the opportunities and challenges in using Social Media during job search.

Gail is a well known 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 boot camp, and became the voice of Intuit Careers for LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, and Slideshare.

As an Executive Recruiter for Intuit, Gail focuses on hiring the most innovative leaders in the industry that inspire their teams to do the best work of their lives. She is a featured and regular speaker at Recruiting Industry meetings and is Co-founder of the Crossroads Career Transition Workshop, now held at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, with over 20,000 applicants trained on how to be more effective during a job search.


"Effective Networking During Job Search", 1/21/21

Networking is THE most consistently proven method to land your next great job role. David’s session will help you to improve and shorten your time in career transition and maximize new job opportunities.

David Rawles is the President and Co-Founder of CAREERSOLUTIONS a faith-based non-profit that offers weekly workshops for job seekers and monthly Saturday Seminars.

He is the author of “Finding a Job God’s Way,and the “CAREERSOLUTIONS Job Seeker Manual,” written to equip and encourage individuals wishing to change jobs and/or employers. David enjoyed a long career as an HR Executive with GTE Corporation, served as an adjunct professor for three universities, and regularly speaks to professional groups, church groups, and business conferences around the world with wit and wisdom.


"Healthcare Options During Career Transition", 11/19/20

Understanding your healthcare coverage options has become an increasingly complex process, especially when you are in career transition.

Mike Chapman, a subject expert in healthcare options coverage and insurance will be returning to the Southlake Focus Group, speaking on: Saving Money and Reducing Medical Expense Risk.

He provides no-obligation, no-cost insurance consultations and will review in this session what is new for 2021 and how to best evaluate your healthcare options. Mike has helped thousands of individuals and businesses in Texas over the years and has been a longtime supporter and friend to the Southlake Focus Group.