1. AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, 10/25/11:
0700-0730: INTRODUCTIONS & ASSISTANCE
We begin with roundtable introductions. Simply give your name, academy/class, and current occupation (or position you're seeking). Then feel free to talk about what's new for you, or any networking needs. We'll do our best to help with referrals, advice, or other networking assistance.
Kurt Schlaefer (USAFA '70) will give an update on the auto industry, including topics such as diminishing value, the pros and cons of CARFAX in today's market, and how to protect yourself in vehicle transations. Kurt is a vehicle broker with Centennial Leasing & Sales.
2. UPCOMING TUESDAY PROGRAMS:
11/1/11: TBD/Open Forum
If there's a speaker you'd like to invite for an upcoming Tuesday, or if you'd like to lead a discussion yourself, just let me know (email@example.com) and we'll get it onto the schedule.
3. SERVICE ACADEMY CAREER CONFERENCE - NOV 17-18 (San Antonio, TX)
More than 60 employers are expected at the next SACC event, on November 17-18 in San Antonio. Register by November 4. Go to www.sacc-jobfair.com and follow the links to the San Antonio SACC. Information is now posted on the 2012 conferences as well.
4. ARTICLE: How to Use LinkedIn to Jump Start Your Job Search
If you're conducting a job search, or maybe just working on your personal brand, it makes sense to consider all weapons in your arsenal. Here's a recent article on how to leverage LinkedIn:
Have a good week.
Joe Paniccia (USMA '84)
Service Academy BizNet of Denver meets weekly on Tuesdays at 0700, in the Marriott Hotel at the Denver Tech Center. From I-25, exit Belleview east, then turn north onto Syracuse Street. While the Marriott lots are paid parking (approx $2-4), you can park for FREE across the street at Garcia's Restaurant (we have their permission). Look for us in the seating area inside the Marriott's coffee shop. RSVP is not required. Dress is casual. Attendance is open to graduates of the federal service academies (USAFA, USCGA, USMA, USMMA, USNA). Our schedule, roster and other information are posted on the web site at www.academybiznet.org