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5 Reasons to Visit the ATD22 Career Center

Thursday, April 28, 2022
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With the Great Resignation upon us, there is no better time to further your career within your current organization or find a new role outside your organization. The career development team at ATD offers tools for your professional development. During the ATD International Conference & EXPO, find us in the Career Center (W202, Sunday 12–4 p.m., Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and Wednesday 8 a.m.–3:15 p.m.).

Coaching

This year, we welcome back our ICF-credentialled coaches in-person and online. For many attendees, this free, 45-minute coaching session is their favorite perk of the conference. Speaking with a credentialled coach opens you to new perspectives and possibilities. Any topic is welcome—it doesn’t have to be restricted to work! Spaces are limited. Sign up for your session at the Career Center while they last.

Headshot Lounge

Bring your best suit, and take a free professional headshot in our lounge. Every year, the ICF sponsors a professional photography service for conference attendees. Slots are available Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stand-by space is extremely limited. Sign up ahead of time at bit.ly/ATD22Head.

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Resume Roundtables

Workshop your resume with our interactive small-group sessions. Peers and professionals offer their feedback to transform and polish your resume. You don’t need to be looking for a job. It’s best practice to keep your resume updated at all times. To receive the most value from this session, bring 10 hard copies of your resume. Printers are available at the FedEx Business Center in West C Lobby.

Professional Development Sessions

Come join us for an array of discussions and information from experts:

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  • How to Develop a Portfolio with Tim Slade
  • Starting a Side Hustle in L&D with Cara North
  • Personal Branding and LinkedIn Tips with William Arruda
  • How to Take Charge of Your Career with Andy Storch
  • Creating Career Development Love Languages with Julie Winkle Giulioni

ATD Job Bank

The ATD Job Bank offers more than the chance to peruse the best talent development job postings. The Job Bank also offers resources like a free resume review, a chance to meet with a career coach, a resume bank, and insights into the average salary for your role. Stop by the career center for a demo, or visit the ATD Job Bank on your own to learn more.

Whether you stop by for a few minutes or hours, the ATD Career Center can help you in your talent development journey. Stop by W202 to learn how.

About the Author

Lisa Spinelli is the Senior Content Manager for the Career Development, Talent Management and Finance communities as well as the ATD Job Bank administrator and host of the The Accidental Trainer podcast. She is also the creator and manager of the ATD transitioning military service member workshops, Troops to Trainers, and editor of the ATD Press book Teachers to Trainers.

Prior to joining ATD, Lisa worked as a content strategist, editor, and journalist for over 14 years. Some of her freelance work was previously published with Fast Company magazine, Huffington Post, Mental Floss, Northern Virginia Magazine, Houston Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Associated Press, to name a few. She grew up in Rome, Italy, and is an alumna of the University of Virginia and the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She currently resides in Northern Virginia with her three little divas and USAF veteran husband. Follow her on Twitter @atdcareerdev.

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