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The Recession Solution: Why This Economy is Your Career's Best Friend (Career Series #11)

Join Dr. Paul Powers for a positively oriented take on how to make the best (career and life) out of a not so great job market.

The news media continues to beat the same drum - layoffs, pay cuts, bankruptcies, layoffs, furloughs, uncertainty, cutbacks. One could almost imagine that this is the first recession humanity has ever seen. But the larger reality is also that all is not gloom and doom. There are great opportunities to advance one’s career in this economy if you know how.

Career expert, author and psychologist Dr. Paul Powers has consulted to dozens of organizations in many industries here and abroad and has observed the traits and techniques of those who find, grow and retain jobs and careers they love. These keys to future career success are essential for employees from entry-level to the executive suite.  Join us on May 24 and learn:

  • How to reject recessionary psychology
  • How to storm-proof your career
  • How the savvy survive and get ahead during a recession - or any economy.

Time:  6:30 - 7:00 PM networking & heavy hors d'oeuvres, 7 - 8:30 PM program 

Place: E51 - 145

Price: Free for SACB Alumni Members
         $20 for Alumni Non-Members
         $40 General Registration

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About the speaker:  Management psychologist Dr. Paul Powers has devoted 30 years to helping others achieve career success and satisfaction, he has coached thousands of people, in hundreds of companies - from CEO's, to entry level employees, to recent miltary veterans - find and succeed in jobs they love. As a popular speaker and seminar leader he travels extensively sharing his wisdom, his humor and his deepest belief that each of us has a gift to be discovered, developed and shared. As author of "Winning Job Interviews" (Career Press, 2009) and co-author of "Love Your Job! Loving the Job You Have, Finding a Job You Love" (O'Reilly Media, 1994) Paul's energy, enthusiasm and motivation have reached around the world to people in every imaginable field.

Dr. Powers is a licensed psychologist, is the former chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Psychologists and a member of numerous professional organizations. Paul holds a bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree in psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He helped found 'The Management Corps for the Emerging East' a non-profit initiative to send American business volunteers to work in enterprises of the republics of the former Soviet Union in their transition to a free market economy with hands-on management skills and techniques. Paul is also a former U.S. Marine as well as a former licensed pipefitter.

Dr. Powers' work has been widely noted in the media such as The Wall St. Journal, National Business Employment Weekly, New England Business Magazine, hundreds of newspapers and radio stations nationwide and he has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, WNBC, NPR, and numerous other media outlets. He co-hosted 'CareerTalk', a call-in show, on a major Boston radio station.

Practicing what he preaches about the many benefits of developing varied interests, Paul also maintains a specialized forensic practice, is a voice over artist, an avid outdoorsman, and has an active pro-bono schedule nationally and internationally. He divides his time between Florida's Gulf Coast and Cape Cod, Massachusetts with his wife, Linda who is an entrepreneur, graphic designer and principal of Powers Design.

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