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L & D Philadelphia partners with a variety of organizations in the community. This space allows us to share their upcoming events that may be of interest to our members.

Upcoming events

    • 21 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Church of the Saviour - 651 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne PA

    Jump Start Your Job Search Workshop

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, October 21st  

    Church of the Saviour • 651 North Wayne Avenue • Wayne, PA

    Cost $10

    —an interactive day of information and ideas to provide help and hope in your job transition—

    Networking Made EasyAmy Dinning/Michael Goldberg – We will start out Jump Start with the dos and don’ts of networking and the opportunity to practice your networking techniques.

    Critical Networking Tools for Your ToolkitFord Myers – Since networking is such a critical method of job search, Ford will focus on critical tools for successful networking: networking script, networking agenda, networking profile, target-company list, networking tracking and mini-newsletter. Mastering these tools and techniques will dramatically increase the productivity and success of your job search!

    Charisma: How to Positively Present Yourself So People Take Notice – Matt Levy – Charisma is the ability to attract, charm and influence the people around you—an important skill for job search and success in life. The good news is that recent studies have found charisma to be not so much a gift as a learnable skill that you can master. In this thought-provoking and action-oriented session, you will learn skills to help you be more charismatic—in person, online and on paper.

    Networking over lunch with fellow participants and speakers

    Questions & Answers with a Panel of Experts Ford, Matt, Michael and Amy

    Overcoming the Emotional Aspects of Job Loss/Job SearchAmy Dinning – Amy will share how to recognize, work through and overcome the emotional aspects of job loss and job search so that you can take better care of yourself and move through these emotions to find a successful new job. 

    Structured NetworkingMichael Goldberg – Michael will lead you through several different networking exercises so that you can practice and refine your networking skills for your job search.

    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop begins at 9 a.m.  The formal part of the workshop will end at 4:00 p.m. Please bring your business (networking) cards. Snacks and sandwiches will be provided; if you have special food needs, please bring your lunch.

    Please register online at www.cosnet.org/care/jobtransition and pay with a credit card. We are unable to take walk-ins. Please note that online registration will close on Wednesday, October 18th, at the end of the day.

    For more information or questions, contact Amy Dinning at amydinning@juno.com. The event is sponsored by Church of the Saviour, Hire One (a Chester County Economic Development Council initiative), St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia Society of People & Strategy, My Career Transitions, American Society for Talent Development Philadelphia chapter, Penn State Great Valley Career Services, Philadelphia Area Great Careers Groups, L&D Philly, Wegmans and Acme.

    • 8 Nov 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • The HUB Conshohocken - 100 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 104, Conshohocken PA 19428

    Howard Stoeckel, former CEO and current Vice Chairman of the Board of Wawa, will present on "The Wawa Way," his book about how Wawa has been such a successful business over many decades thanks to its unwavering focus on serving all of its stakeholders, including customers, the communities they operate in, and their employees. There will also be a raffle for three lucky winners to receive a free copy of his book!

    Register here: https://psps.memberclicks.net/mc/community/eventdetails.do?eventId=528427&orgId=psps&recurringId=0

    Questions? Email info@peopleandstrategy.com

    • 14 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Microsoft Technology Center 45 Liberty Blvd., Suite 210, Malvern, PA 19355

    Have you thought about adding to your Articulate Storyline skills and making your learning more exciting and engaging? The good news is this is not as difficult as it may sound. The Greater Philly Articulate Storyline User Group invites you to an evening of Storyline skill building. These tips work for any version of Storyline you are using.

    Zsolt Olah begins with ideas using variables, triggers, and conditions adding experiences to your eLearning. Learn to give your participants choices and options in their courses. Add features to your course that help people learn and keep their interest.

    Have you wanted to learn more about JavaScript but did not know what to do or where to go? Mark Stauffer is using JavaScript at his company that helps them develop courses in a short amount of time. Learn what a JavaScript file looks like, how it is built, and how you can do the same in your Storyline projects.

    Join us Tuesday, Nov 14 from 6 – 8:00 pm at the Microsoft Technology Center 45 Liberty Blvd., Suite 210, Malvern, PA 19355. Please email gpej45@gmail.com if you plan to attend so we can have food and drink for everyone. There is no charge for our meeting and bring your laptop to practice and load electronic handouts. Look for our group on LinkedIn to join us and receive meeting information.

    • 18 Jan 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • The Union League - 140 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Josh Bersin of Bersin by Deloitte will be back to deliver another great presentation! More details to come.

    Register at https://psps.memberclicks.net/mc/community/eventdetails.do?eventId=528428&orgId=psps&recurringId=0 

    Questions? Email info@peopleandstrategy.org

Harrisburg University is a proud sponsor of L&D Philadelphia, offering Master’s degrees, certificate programs or individual courses in Instructional Design, Instructional Management, or Games and Simulations. Visit their website to discover more

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