Visioning Your Career
The employment landscape in today’s marketplace is much more complex and competitive. The job search process poses new challenges and it can be difficult to know what employers are looking for and how you are perceived in this new era. You must understand your value and build a professional brand which reflects it.
Participants from all career levels are welcome and encouraged to join.
Invited SpeakerErica Crumley currently serves as Resident Career Coach and Operations Manager at Sequence Staffing, one of the most well known and recognized executive search and staffing companies in the niche planning, construction, environmental and engineering industries in the US/Internationally. As a key contributor to the companies overall career planning and professional services offerings she has worked with thousands of jobseekers. Erica also manages Sequence's Business and Career Coaching Activities for the firm. She leads the Business Consulting Group that deals directly with client organizations for the company's solutions group nationally and internationally as part of Sequences Business Consulting set of services. A member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Erica is a practicing Coaching Professional with additional training and certification in Professional Coaching for Life and Work from University of California Davis. As a Coach, she strives to help clients reach their full potential while empowering them to grow internally as a person and show positive impacts on external objectives with definable results. While helping clients define their life and career needs through her consulting she works to assists individuals in understanding how those two aspects crossover into one another. Key to this is gaining insight into blocks which often hinder achieving individual goals. Her keen ability allows clients to view their life/work experiences as well as goals in out of the box/creative ways and help them to visualize careers and define their life vision. Serving with Sequence Staffing for nearly a decade, Erica is a respected industry recruiter and career/life coach. She is especially noted for her highly effective and commanding communication style and keen insight and creative approach to career planning and visioning. During her early years with the company she was responsible for functional duties that included understanding recruiting and hiring work processes and resource allocation as well as job development, sourcing/marketing, and client relationship management. This bottom up approach gave her unique insight into full cycle recruiting and all varied aspects of hiring in addition to fundamental challenges that affect both the employer and jobseeker with the advent of industry technological changes. Erica's unique experience has allowed her to help jobseekers and employers alike with their career and company goals through recruiting and business building processes. As a recruiter she has helped fill key positions within private companies as well as major Universities and government entities with Sequence's core group of Senior Recruiters.
Invited SpeakerOne of the most well-known and recognized executive search and career consultants in the niche planning, construction, environmental / sustainability and engineering industries in the United States and internationally, Frank DeSafey is a founding principal of Sequence Staffing. With more than 20 years of experience in the field, he is especially known and highly respected for the success of the firm and has personally undertaken thousands of high profile search assignments over the years. In fact, he has earned accolades for his ability to find and fill the most challenging positions with exceptional candidates that have not only made immediate contributions to their new employer, but have helped redefine organization’s corporate cultures that has achieved greater productivity and efficiencies. A seasoned business strategist, often he is often called upon by client organizations to formulate new business concepts and divisions and then recruit the personnel to actually build out those entities. Including undertaking and leading a good deal of acquisition and merger activities. His efforts have launched job boards, been strategic thought behind career networks with major media groups, led to development the Sequence Vitae Exercise and creation of resume and career services networks like www.sequenceresumes.com. A noted association speaker and professional networker, he is known throughout the industry as a strong proponent of continual individual career planning and professional re-investment. He is considered one of the key industry thinkers adding to concepts of branding and networking with consideration of the ever evolving and new technologically driven employment landscape. The impact of his thought in speaking and learning engagements with relations to careers has been called “life changing. He has consistently been an advocate for understanding the emerging workforce and the new dynamics of workers in this technology driven and constantly changing workplace. His aggressive style of challenging individuals to look at their careers as more than just jobs, their professional as more than just a direction, to work with passion, and be flexible and entrepreneurial in the new and quickly evolving employment landscape has been at the core of Sequence’s professional development services and product offerings.