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Agenda for Friday December 2, 2022


LVP has been meeting virtually using the ZOOM meeting software.  Each week’s meeting still starts promptly at 10:00 AM on Friday morning.  You can join the meeting by using the link below:
Topic: "Your Holiday Job Search" with Tom Emmerth
Time: December 2, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 811 532 2631
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                           Meeting Moderator: Dave Newton, LVP Executive Chair
10:00 AM – Welcome and Announcements
10:05 AM – Today’s Presentation -- “Your Holiday Job Search” with Tom Emmerth
Today’s Presentation
As a long-standing member of Lehigh Valley Professionals, and Chair of our own Program Committee, Tom Emmerth knows a little bit about job-searching.  Tom returns with his ever-popular presentation that reminds us of the value of turning up the heat on your job search during the holiday season.  Topics include:
·        Myths of Job Searching over the Holidays
·        Why we should be thankful
·        Those Holiday Parties
·        Seasonable Employment
·        New Years Resolutions
·        Avoiding the Winter Blahs

 Today’s Speaker
Tom has been an information technology project manager, technical manager, and educator.  As a project manager, Tom has significant in-depth experience in directing the aggressive study, proposal, development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing enhancement of the latest IT systems and technologies.  He is also an experienced IT educator with over 10 years experience teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses.  He has been responsible for the design, development, and delivery of courses for a broad range of IT courses. Tom has also led large technical groups as Manager of Technical Systems and Manager of Emerging Technologies.  He has experience in the utility, electronics, insurance, banking, chemicals, education, and transportation industries.  Tom is also very active in professional societies such as the Association of IT Professionals (AITP) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).  He holds both BA and MS degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from West Virginia University.

11:15 AM – Your Elevator Speech
11:30 AM – Adjourn

Recent Meetings

At our 10/7/22 LVP Meeting, Ken Sher presented


Here is the recording.  The last slide contains Ken's contact information and a free guide offer if you would like to contact Ken and/or check it out.

At our 9/30/22 LVP Meeting, Christian Hicks presented 

“Future Proofing YOUR Career for Job Search Success” 

 Here is the recording.

At our 9/16/22 LVP Meeting, Myles Miller presented 

“Now What?!

 Here is the recording.

At our 9/2/22 LVP Meeting, Karen Litzinger presented 

Stay Inspired and Resilient on the Job Search Emotional Roller Coaster” 

Here is the recording.
At our 8/19/22 LVP Meeting, Curtis Jenkins presented

Stop Managing Projects, Start Managing Stakeholders.”

Here is the recording.

Previous meetings are posted for logged-in members on the LVP website.

Next Group Meeting:  Friday, December 16, 2022
“A LinkedIn Update” with Gary Schall
Please note that meeting end times are approximate as we have more and more information we need to provide to our members. If your schedule requires an early exit, please be aware of ongoing speakers and exit quietly so as to not disturb other members’ attention to the presentation.