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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: 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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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: 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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How Do You Do That? In conversation with David Perry

Thu, Aug 23 2012 - 6:00pm

How Do You Do That? In Conversation with David Perry

David Perry, CEO David Perry & Associates

Perry has been entrusted to manage public, media and community relations for signature events on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, ranging from the 2008 Olympic Torch Relay to the 2011 Fleet Week to the upcoming 2013 America's Cup Race. How does he juggle thousands of moving parts to consistently deliver consistently excellent results, and how can you, too, get a job traveling the world and meeting fascinating people? Read more »

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Cancelled: Meg Jordan: Medical Careers - New Roles for Growing Demands

Tue, Jul 31 2012 - 6:00pm

Medical Careers: New Roles for Growing Demands

Meg Jordan, Ph.D., RN, CWP, Professor and Chair of Integrative Health Studies, California Institute of Integral Studies; CEO, Global Medicine Enterprise 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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Bulbul Tiwari: Bollywood Now

Wed, Aug 24 2011 - 6:00pm

Bollywood Now

Bulbul Tiwari, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

In this special program, Stanford Fellow Tiwari introduces us to historical and contemporary Indian Hindi film. She will provide insight into the significant conventions, economics and genres, including a screening of excerpts from old and new musical film performances.

MLF:  The Arts/Humanities/Middle East
Location:
  SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. Read more »

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Vamsee K. Juluri: Sleeping Vishnu, Prowling Camera - Hindu Mythology in the Media Age

Mon, Aug 15 2011 - 6:00pm

Sleeping Vishnu, Prowling Camera: Hindu Mythology in the Media Age

This program is cancelled

Vamsee K. Juluri, Ph.D., Professor, University of San Francisco

For nearly 100 years, movies and other mass media in India have retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of Hinduism. Through spectacular feature films, TV series, cartoons, comic books and novels, generations of Indians have found their favorite legends brought to life in different forms. Read more »

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Spices of India Cooking and Henna Party

Tue, Aug 23 2011 - 6:00pm

Spices of India Cooking and Henna Party

Ranjan Dey, Proprietor, New Delhi Restaurant; Founder, New World Spices

 

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