Conference Agenda

The program for the 2014 conference is finally here! Content was specifically selected and placed to offer value for members from a wide range of specialties and to focus on building writing skills.

 Tuesday, September 16
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Board Meeting

Wednesday, September 17
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Preconference Workshops
 (Breakfast included)
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
 Registration
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
 First Timers' Session
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
 Opening General Session
   
 The Future of Resumes
 Louise Kursmark, MRW, CPRW, JCTC, CEIP,
 CCM

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 Breakout Sessions I
   
 Writing LinkedIn Profiles for Stealth Job
 Seekers

 Jared Reddick
 
 Make Them Laugh, Make Them Cry: The
 Standout College Application Essay

 Brenda Bernstein, CARW, CMRW
 
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
 Opening Reception


 Thursday, September 18
7:45 am - 4:30 pm
 Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am
 Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am - 9:30 am
 General Session II
   
 Optimize and Translate the Client
 Intake to Create Powerful Resumes

 Jan Melnik, MA, MRW, CCM, CPRW

 9:45 am - 10:45 am  General Session III
 
 Video: The New Frontier for Resume
 Writers

 Donald Burns, ACRW, CJSS, CPRW, G3 Coach

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
 General Session IV
 
 The What Ifs and Yeah, Buts of Writing a
 Resume

 Kimberly Schneiderman, NCRW, CEIC, CLTMC

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
 Lunch with Your Region
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
 Breakout Sessions II
   
 Been There, Done That. Now What?
 Encore Career Resumes & Transitions

 Vivian VanLier
 
 Market Yourself with an Interactive
 Resume Using Prezi

 Joan Tucker
 
 Building a Best in Class Marketing
 Machine

 Dawn Rasmussen

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 Breakout Sessions III
   
 A Recruiter's Perspective on
 Winning Resumes!

 Kendra Prospero
 
 Briefcase to Boardroom: Resumes for
 College Students & Recent Graduates

 Dr. Cheryl Minnick, NCRW

 Using Twitter & HootSuite to Grow Your
 Resume Business

 Heather Rothbauer-Wanish, MBA, CPRW

 5:00 pm
 Join your colleagues on your choice of
 activities!
 - Colorado Rockies Baseball Game
 - The "Mile High City Tour"


 Friday, September 19
8:00 am - 4:45 pm
 Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am
 Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am - 9:30 am
 General Session IV
   
 The Job Interview: 7 Steps to Achieve
 the Ultimate Goal . . . Getting Hired!

 Sari Neudorf, CPRW, CEIC, CPBA

9:45 am - 10:45 am
 Breakout Sessions V
   
 Mind the Gap: Resume Strategies for
 People with Paid Work Gaps

 Michelle Aikman, NCRW

 Vanilla Resumes: Not Boring, Classic
 McKenzie Lawyer Davies & Heidi Vogeler

 Video Marketing for Business
 Logan Hale, V3 Media Marketing

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
 General Session V
   
 HR / Recruiter Panel

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 Awards Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
 Breakout Sessions VI
 
 The Creative Resume: Helping Creative
 Job Seekers Land Their Dream Job

 Melissa English & Natalie Kersten

 Resume Writing for Technologists &
 Scientists

 Paul Freiberger

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  Breakout Sessions VII
   
 Beyond the Resume: Fee-Based Add-On
 Services & Products

 Freddie Cheek, M.S.Ed., CCM, MCD, CPRW,
 CARW, CWDP

 Do You Need to be Certified? YES! Here's
 Why and How to Get There

 NCRW Panel: Michelle Swanson, Marie
 Zimenoff, Michelle Aikman, and Cheryl
 Minnick
 
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
 Closing General Session
 
 Rethinking the Resume
 Richard "Dick" Bolles


As we secure the last few speakers and have the program descriptions proofread, we will be updating the site. Check back for more information!


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September 17, 2014 8:00 AM (MDT) • Denver, CO
September 17, 2014 8:00 AM (MDT) • Denver, CO
September 17, 2014 2:30 PM (MDT) • Denver, CO

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