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Jeffrey D. Yergler: The Psychological Impact of Unemployment

Mon, Aug 20 2012 - 5:15pm

The Psychological Impact of Unemployment

Jeffrey D. Yergler, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor of Management and Chair of the Undergraduate Management Department, Golden Gate University; Principal, Integer Leadership Consulting

Unemployment is often a devastating experience, going beyond upending the financial stability of the individual. Unemployment can impact marriages, children, friendships and social participation. Read more »

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Marty Nemko Discussion Series: Getting Promoted (Or at Least Not Laid Off)

Thu, Aug 16 2012 - 6:00pm

Getting Promoted (or at Least Not Laid Off)

Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Author; Former Columnist; Radio Host Read more »

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Steve Blank: How to Build a Great Company, Step by Step

Tue, Aug 14 2012 - 6:00pm

Steve Blank: How to Build a Great Company, Step by Step

This program is sold out. Read more »

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Matt Cantor: The New Slavery

Mon, Aug 13 2012 - 6:00pm

The New Slavery

Matt Cantor, Columnist, Berkeley Daily Planet

Monday Night Philosophy investigates one aspect of the future of work, and finds a resurgence, in different dress, of the institution of human slavery. We'll look at the controversial topic of prison populations in the U.S., which are continuing to surge; the labor of many of those forcibly idled inmates is being put to use. Are long prison terms for petty crimes a recruiting tool? Read more »

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Climbing the SF Food Chain

Thu, Aug 9 2012 - 6:30pm

Climbing the SF Food Chain

Premium dinner tickets are now sold out.

Anthony Myint, Chef and Founder, Mission Street Food, Mission Bowling Club, Mission Chinese Food, Mission Burger and Commonwealth Restaurant
Richie Nakano, Chef and Owner, Hapa Ramen
Iso Rabins, Founder, ForageSF, The Underground Market and Forage Kitchen
Craig Stoll, Chef and Co-owner along with wife Annie, Delfina, Pizzeria Read more »

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Marty Nemko Discussion Series: Keys to Beating the Odds in Starting a Business

Thu, Aug 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Keys to Beating the Odds in Starting a Business

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

Have a business idea you want to run by career coach Nemko? Don't have an idea? Already in business but struggling? Succeeding but wanting to take your business to the next level? Considering a franchise? Let Nemko help address your tough issues. Nemko was named "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach," by the San Francisco Bay Guardian and "Job Coach Extraordinaire," by U.S. News. 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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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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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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