As a result of today’s competitive job market and the endless online networking options, personal branding has never been more important. Whether you are happily employed or in the middle of a search, actively managing your career is your only option. At the heart of effective career management is your personal brand – what you do well, who you do it for, in what circumstances and your personal philosophy. Join us as we learn how to unlock and leverage your personal brand with Ian Christie, Career Strategist at BoldCareer.com.
As a guest, you will learn the recipe for developing a compelling personal brand. Drawing on more than 15 years of experience in the career services industry, Ian will share his insights on the ingredients of an effective personal brand and how you can leverage these fundamentals to solidify your existing work, win new work, and generate a stream of opportunities throughout the lifetime of your career. Rather than prescribe a fixed formula, Ian will provide you with the building blocks you need to fit your personal situation.
About Ian Christie
Ian Christie is Director of Graduate Career Programs at the Sauder School of Business and Career Strategist at BoldCareer.com. With 16 years of experience including executive recruitment, Monster.com head-office experience and executive and management level career transition work, Ian brings a marketing lens to the subject of career advancement and transition.
During five years of executive search practice, he completed close to 200 assignments at the executive and senior management level. This is where his passion originated for helping business professionals unlock their market potential. Ian holds a BA from UBC and an MBA from McGill University
Monday, December 7, 2009
Reception & networking – 5:30pm
Presentation and discussion – 6:30pm
Networking – 7:30 – 8:30pm
The Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel
1088 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9