Get One-on-One with Industry Experts

The Young Professionals Webinar Series provides insights on general business practices, industry-related issues and human resources topics to help young professionals in every area of business reach their career development goals. Don’t miss your chance to get one-on-one with the industry experts!

Check back in January for 2017 Webinar Schedule.

Past Webinars

MENTORING: A GATEWAY TO KNOWLEDGE, OPPORTUNITY AND ENCOURAGEMENT

Host: Stacy Blake-Beard, PhD
A successful mentor/mentee relationship should be beneficial to all involved. In this webinar learn how your knowledge, experience, network contacts and cultural know-how can be used to have a productive and effective relationship that encourages ongoing support and encouragement.

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ACHIEVING YOUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL

Host: Joan Craig, Executive Career Coach
Joan will take you through the steps used in developing your leadership plan. She will talk about the inclusion of personal assessment, identifying your current leadership skills as well as setting and assessing your goals with a supervisor. She will talk about how to find the leadership development programs that fit your needs. Throughout participants will gain a solid understanding of the importance of planning, communication, and accountability that will lead to your success.

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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TRADE SHOW EXPERIENCE

Hosts: Brock Nemecek and Mackenzie Michel, DMA Solutions
Brock and Mackenzie shared basic strategies that will help make the most of time spent at a Trade Show. They discussed preparation prior to attending, allocating your time while in attendance, working the trade show floor, customer meetings and networking events. They mixed in some networking 101 that can be used throughout your career.

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MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR DRIVING DEMAND OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Host: Todd Putman, Bolthouse Farms, Chief Commercial Officer
Todd shared marketing strategies that are currently being implemented in the produce industry. Participants learned how these strategies can be used in promoting their company’s products. Todd looked ahead to the future and presented what trends in marketing he foresees leading to increased consumption of produce.

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MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND AND REPUTATION, BOTH ONLINE AND IN REAL LIFE

Hosts: Brittany Stager, GroupTalk, Owner/Social Media Specialist and Gillian Rees, Confident Entrepreneurs, Owner and Rees Communications Inc., Co-owner
In this webinar Brittany Stager & Gillian Rees showed how to properly establish a strong personal brand on social media and how to carry that branding through to real life situations such as business meetings, customer dinners, and social gatherings. They delved into the proper uses and settings for LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. and shared business etiquette tips that will be useful in building a strong, respectable reputation in the business community.

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Tendencias y Estrategias para Aumentar Ventas de Frutas y Venduras Frescas en México

Hosts: Raymund Cid, Director General de Food Solutions & Drink Solutions SA and Victor Padilla, Director Frutas y Verduras de Wal-Mart de México y Centroamérica

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