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IEEE-USA Webinar: Building Strong Strategic Networking Skills Builds A Successful Career

When: Wednesday, 09 August 2023 – 2 PM ET
Details / Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/366860


This webinar will help attendees with:

  • Building in-person successful networking skills for first and lasting impressions that establish and strengthen strategic business relationships.
  • Creating and delivering brief, creative, impressive statements for external and internal networking describing the why, what and how you work and essential active next steps.
  • Being memorable to each person you meet; consistently present confident, positive nonverbal and verbal communications skills
  • Successfully working a room, details for before, during and after an event, how to survey the crowd, approach strangers, break into a group, comfortably disengage, understand generational and cultural nuances.
  • In 5 minutes, make connections, or not, then disengage and move on.
  • Build long-term networking skills that are essential and valuable for continued career development and accessing unknown opportunities.
  • Build strong one-on-one networks with individuals you know or are referred to you.
  • How to reestablish past connects.


Jean O’Brien brings her unique combination of executive experience, comprehensive hands-on Human Resources expertise, leadership energy and as a business owner for professionals to best develop successful 40-year careers.

Jean is a comprehensive, Executive Presence and Strategic Career Development coach, trainer and speaker interacting with individuals and groups. With a focus for Strategic Networking, she provides skills designed as persuasive and impressive for optimizing a networking event with confident Executive Presence people skills.  Jean has worked with thousands of people from beginning careers to visible C-suite positions. She has worked with small and large organizations, for profit and non-profit and career consulting companies, associations, government agencies, educational, medical, and legal institutions

Jean is dedicated to each person’s success as a pivotal contributor by strengthening skills that influence with confidence.

Jean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Development from The Pennsylvania State University.  She is certified as a Professional in Human Resources and an Executive Business Etiquette coach and trainer. As a graduate of Capitol Speakers Club of Washington, DC, Jean has strong public speaking skills and is certified as a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator coach.


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