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Career Planning Best Practices (Career Series #44)
Doing regular career planning is what allows the most successful people to recognize and capitalize on opportunity and to fight the organizational forces that encourage career stagnation.

Too many professionals leave this to chance, or to their companies and managers.We’ll examine the best career planning practices, and a model that can help you understand how and when to intervene to ensure you continue to stay engaged and developing, even in your current role.

Pennell Locey, Vice President and leader of Keystone Associates individual delivery practice, has over 25 years experience in career management, human resources, and leadership development. As an HR business partner and organizational development practitioner, she has coached executives and teams to significantly improve business and personal results. Her wide-ranging career management background includes leading career and executive development at Polaroid Corporation, consulting to organizations on implementing organization-wide training, succession planning and talent management programs, and running a successful independent career consulting practice.

She has headed restructuring, redeployment and retraining programs including partnering with MA Division of Career Services, MA Rapid Response and Worcester Polytechnic Institute on the design and delivery of a model biotechnology retraining program for displaced chemical workers. Penny was a college career planning and placement office director and taught graduate career counseling courses at Boston College.

As a founding member of the Independent Career Counseling Consortium and co-founder of a regional professional organization for Career Consultants (New England Institute for Career Development), Penny has been a frequent speaker
and guest lecturer, and has been a regular contributor to the media.

Penny holds a Masters of Education from Boston University in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College.

Date: September 17, 2015

Time: 6:30-8:00pm

Venue: MIT Sloan, Building E62, Room 221, 100 Main Street

Parking:  Due to major construction around campus, we recommend public transportation, if available.  After 5pm, you will not need an MIT Parking Permit, and can park in the E51 Building/Amherst Street Lot or Hayward Street Lot.


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Thursday, Sep 17 2015 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm [ iCal ]
MIT Sloan, E62-221, 100 Main Street

Cambridge, MA 02142
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