Session: Owning your Career Journey for The Ultimate Career Leap
For the professional who has gotten to mid management but can’t seem to get to the next level it can be very frustrating. You start to feel unappreciated; you don’t feel like you’re being authentic, and your career has become stagnant. You want to move your career forward but just aren’t sure how to position yourself. Professionals learn how to keep their career fluid and moving forward. This session is designed to help women who want to grow and develop within their organizations, increase their visibility, maintain their authenticity, and position themselves for more opportunities.
- • How to make connections and build relationships.
- • How to position your talents to catapult your chances for getting an interview.
- • How to tap into your resources your surrounded by to boost your career (mentors, accountability partners, sponsors, and advocates).
Vakassia J. Niles ("V.J."), MBA is a Career Strategist and Founder of The Niles Group, a company dedicating to helping individuals take their ultimate career leap. She takes her vast knowledge from working in four industries to arm midcareer professionals with essential tools and strategies to develop their careers. V.J. has over 20 years of experience in corporate and academia providing presentations and trainings. She understands how to climb the corporate ladder, how to transition a career, and how to grow a professional career brand.
V.J. has been published in MBA Women magazine, and is a contributing author to "Just Me: The Business Woman's Personal Branding Guide". V.J. frequently speaks on career strategy and development, career pivots, leadership, team development, DEI, LinkedIn and networking. Her past speaking engagements include Panasonic, Tesla, GlaxoSmithKline, DisruptHR NYC, NCSHRM, Centene, and National Black MBA Association.