Archive for ◊ June, 2012 ◊

• Monday, June 18th, 2012


The Strategy Sessions radio show on 6/19: Dan Berger of Social Tables talks all things events

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A recent study revealed that the average couple spends $20,000 planning their dream wedding – half of the median yearly salary for many brides and grooms. Events can be costly in money, time, and effort. Our guest, Dan Berger of Social Tables, shares strategies on planning your special event, including corporate functions and reunions, with ease and style, in the most cost effective manner.

Social Tables founder at The Running of the Brides

Social Tables is an interactive online resource that enables users to manage guest lists, assign seating, share updates via social networks, and develop group categories. Featured in The Washington Post, Real Simple magazine, and Inc., Social Tables is the go-to resource for any special event. Kesi Stribling, host of The Strategy Sessions radio show, talks with Berger about how to plan a stellar event that leaves a lasting impression.

Social Tables online resource for any event

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• Thursday, June 07th, 2012

Free Webinar sponsored by the Local Jobs Network on Diversity Recruitment

The Local Jobs Network, an employment website that advertises millions of jobs across the country, and warehouses a multitude of employee and employer resources, will host a free webinar on Affirmative Action Recruiting Under the New OFFC (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).

Related content: View my articles on the Local Job Network


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Affirmative Action Recruiting Under the New Office of Contract Compliance Programs, a 1.5 hour webinar.

Join the Local JobNetwork™ team and employment attorney, Ely Leichtling from Quarles & Brady LLP, as we explore the impact of OFCCP regulations on recruiting. Whether you are an affirmative action officer or a recruiter, you are likely to learn something new from our OFCCP webinar.

Friday, June 22, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. PT, 10:00 a.m. CT, and 11:00 a.m. ET

Federal contractors need to carefully examine their recruiting practices to ensure compliance due to OFCCP’s emphasis on enforcement, the increasing number of onsite audits, and many recently proposed revisions to regulations and approaches.

The webinar is approved for one HRCI credit towards recertification of PHR, SPHR, or GPHR credentials. The webinar is 1.5 hours and covers the following topics with a live Q & A (last 30 min.) to ask our experts questions.

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• Tuesday, June 05th, 2012

Show sponsor: Career Connect USA

The Strategy Sessions Radio Show on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 11:00 a.m. ET

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GAINING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS The Strategy Sessions is pleased to welcome Lourdes Martin-Rosa, American Express OPEN, on June 5, 2012 to discuss American Express OPEN Gaining Government Contracts training series for businesses, strategies for preparing for and winning government contracts, and Lourdes’ own personal success story.

American Express OPEN hosts government contracting series

American Express OPEN hosts the Gaining Government Contract series. The latest takes place in Washington, DC on June 15, 2012. Expert panelists including Ana Recio Harvey, Assistant Administrator for the Small Business Administration; Mark Oliver, Department of the Interior; and Emily Murphy, House Committee on Small Business. Workshops , business matching, and networking opportunities are additional highlights.


Lourdes Martin-Rosa of American Express OPEN

Our guest, Lourdes Martin-Rosa, is an Advisor on Government Contracting for American Express OPEN. A business lobbyist turned entrepreneur, Martin-Rosa coaches small business owners on how to navigate a seemingly tenuous process for preparing and competing for government contracts. To read Lourdes Martin-Rosa’s bio, and get government contracting resources, visit




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ABOUT THE STRATEGY SESSIONS Featuring industry leaders and notables who share tips and strategies on business, careers, travel, health, and more, The Strategy Sessions radio show airs live on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 11am ET. Guests have included Robin Richards, CEO of; Millicent West, Director of the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency; Glen MacDonnell of AAA; David Sheppard, Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS; Dr. Valerie Wilson, Vice President of the National Urban League Policy Institute; and, Julie Silard Kantor, Executive Director of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship in DC. Visit the site to download previous shows/podcasts on iTunes.

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