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Start-ups, VC's, Design and the Jobs of the Future

Tue, Aug 7 2012 - 6:00pm

Start-ups, VCs, Design and the Jobs of the Future

Ryan Howard, Founder and CEO, Practice Fusion
Bruce Gibney, Partner, Founders Fund
Ben Nelson, Founder and CEO, Minerva; Former CEO, Snapfish
Tamara Wayland, Former Managing Director, Cooper
Kevin O'Malley, President, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

What are the jobs of the future, and how are leading start-ups and venture funders both preparing and providing for them? Read more »

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Arts Careers: Who Gets the Job

Tue, Aug 7 2012 - 6:00pm

Arts Careers: Who Gets the Job

Ken Foster, Executive Director, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Grace Stanislaus, Executive Director, Museum of the African Diaspora
Clayton Lord, Director of Communications, Theatre Bay Area; Editor, Counting New Beans

A panel of local arts industry leaders discusses changing opportunities today and the quality of skills they look for in hiring artists as well as administrators.

MLF: The Arts
Location:  SF Club Office
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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Mon, Aug 6 2012 - 5:30pm

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

This program is sold out

Booker Prize winner The Sense of an Ending follows a middle-aged man as he contends with a past he has never much thought about – until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance, one of them from the grave, another maddeningly present. Tony Webster thought he'd left all this behind as he built a life for himself, and by now his marriage, family and career have fallen into an amicable divorce and retirement. Read more »

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Rethinking the Job Search: Winning Strategies for People over 50

Mon, Aug 6 2012 - 5:15pm

Rethinking the Job Search: Winning Strategies for People over 50

Noreen McKeon, Program Manager, Coming of Age: Bay Area
Mark Guterman, Career Coach, JVS

Whether you've been laid off or are simply seeking a job change, whether you're seeking extra income in retirement or a move into work in a new field, in the current economy there are clear challenges to job seekers over 50. Read more »

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Congressman John Garamendi: Veterans and Jobs

Mon, Aug 6 2012 - 12:00pm

Congressman John Garamendi: Jobs and Veterans

John Garamendi, MBA, Harvard School of Business, Member of U.S. House of Representatives (D-CA); Member, House Armed Services Committee

John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator

What can be done to help veterans re-enter the domestic workforce on financially and psychologically sound footing, particularly in an unsettled job market? Read more »

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Marty Nemko Discussion Series: Ahead-of-the-Pack Job Search Strategies

Thu, Aug 2 2012 - 6:00pm

Ahead-of-the-Pack Job Search Strategies

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host

Have you or someone you love been unsuccessful in landing a good job? Career coach Nemko will help troubleshoot your approach and offer new strategies. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach," by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire," by U.S. News. In his private practice, he has had more than 4,000 clients and enjoys a 96 percent client-satisfaction rate. Read more »

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Olivia Fox Cabane: Charisma and Leadership -What If Charisma Could Be Taught?

Thu, Aug 2 2012 - 6:00pm

Olivia Fox Cabane: Charisma and Leadership - What If Charisma Could Be Taught?

Olivia Fox Cabane, Chief Charisma Coach, Spitfire; Author, The Charisma Myth

Most of us assume that charisma is something you're either born with, or not. But science is proving otherwise. What makes people charismatic, and which aspects of charisma can indeed be learned? This talk will present the highlights of a few compelling studies, as well as practical tools for everyday application. Read more »

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Elisa Stephens: Academy of Art University - A Model for Arts Job Training?

Thu, Aug 2 2012 - 12:00pm

Academy of Art University : A Model for Arts Job Training?

This program is postponed. Please check back later for a new date.

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Marty Nemko: What Every Career-minded Person Should Know for 2013 and Beyond

Wed, Aug 1 2012 - 5:15pm

Not-Obvious Things Every Career-Minded Person Must Know in 2013 and Beyond

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Former Columnist, SF Chronicle's Career Column; Host, "Work with Marty Nemko," KALW

In today's tough job market, career and job seekers are wise to consider under-the-radar careers. Dr. Nemko will reveal some rewarding but little-known gems. He'll also share what is working best for his clients in landing a job. Read more »

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The Arts as a Medium for Exploring Racial Issues: Past, Present, Future

Mon, Jul 30 2012 - 6:00pm

The Arts As a Medium for Exploring Racial Issues: Past, Present, Future

Sherri Young, Executive Director, African American Shakespeare Company
Joyce Jordan, Founder and Director, Joyce Jordan Gallery, Oakland
Sean San Jose, Co-founder, Campo Santo; Program Director, Intersection for the Arts
Marcus Shelby, Jazz Bassist; Composer; Director, Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra

The Arts Forum hosts a lively panel discussion in association with AfroSolo Arts Festival 19. Read more »

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