The Perfect Job Can Be Yours
When: Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 12:00-1:30PM
Where: Zoom Videoconference Platform (you'll receive the link in advance of the session)
Earns 1.5 CFRE Credits
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
$5 for AFP Golden Gate Members
$40 for All Others
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Take advantage of this rare opportunity! Whether or not you're seeking a job at the moment, take this class and invest in your own knowledge and career path. Presenters Victoria Silverman and Pam Cook, ACFRE -- Cook Silverman Search -- usually help organizations find the perfect hires. But in this session, they give their expertise to those looking for a job now, or thinking about future career moves. How do you decide when it's time to make a move or whether an organization is the right fit? Will it position you well for your future? Is there growth potential? Will your networks expand?
This session is filled with practical information on latest practices to: create your resume and cover letter, interview with authentic confidence, interview your potential employer, act after your interview, network efficiently, and proactively enable your career to advance thoughtfully and productively. Materials provided will include a sample resume and cover letter, list of questions to ask a potential employer, articles on interviewing, and questions to be prepared to answer when being interviewed! Are you ready to get serious about the perfect job yet?
About Presenters Victoria Silverman & Pamela Cook, ACFRE | Cook SIlverman Search
Cook Silverman Search is a retained search firm focused on senior development positions for nonprofit organizations, predominantly in Northern California. Cook Silverman is the result of an alliance between Pamela Cook of Pamela Cook Development Search and Victoria Silverman of VLS Strategies. Their client base represents a broad span of organizations, including independent schools, universities, and faith-based organizations, as well as those serving conservation, health care, social service, museums, science, and culture.
Victoria Silverman has worked in the philanthropic sector for more than thirty years in senior fundraising, advancement and management positions in higher education, arts, biotech, and environment sectors at Stanford University, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of California, the American Film Institute, and the Buck Institute for Age Research, among others. Victoria serves on the board of the AFP Golden Gate chapter and is a new board member of San Francisco Classical Voice.
Pamela Cook, ACFRE, chairs the Program Advisory Committee of the College of Marin and serves on the Marin Advisory Board for 10,000 Degrees. She is a former president of the AFP Golden Gate Board. She has more than twenty years of experience as a fundraiser. She worked in development leadership positions for Stanford University, the California Academy of Sciences, the University of Virginia, and the United Way of Silicon Valley. Pam also managed the Clorox Company Foundation. The author of many articles, Pam has spoken before groups including AFP, The Foundation Center, DER and UC Berkeley Haas Business School. was named the Hank Rosso Outstanding Fundraising Executive by AFP Golden Gate and Northern California Grantmakers in 2003.