Apply Now for Next Event on February 22, 2020!

In addition to the 1:1 sessions of past Shift/Enter events, our conference on February 22, 2020 will include more traditional conference tracks designed for Job Seekers, Employers and Hiring Managers, and Professional Development. The possibilities are endless, but here are some thoughts we have about session ideas that might be interesting:

Job Seekers

  • Interviewing Skills
  • Differences between applying for a federal govt job and a civilian job
  • Personal Elevator Pitch
  • Index Card Resumes
  • How to read a job posting and decide if it’s for you

Employers and Hiring Managers

  • Job Description Review “writing better job descriptions”
  • Hiring diversity
  • Technical screening best practice panel
  • How to conduct an effective, inclusive interview
  • How to build a technical team for your growth
  • Management trends
  • Office Trends (i.e. open spaces vs personal spaces)

Professional Development (at all levels)

  • Mentoring Workshop
  • Speed Mentoring
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Annual Reviews
  • Communication Styles Workshop
  • Presentation Skills

These are just some possibilities, we welcome all submissions!
If you are interested in speaking or running a workshop at Shift/Enter, please fill out the form and someone will reply to you soon.

Speakers and Facilitators Application Form

If you would like to propose multiple sessions, please complete a separate application form for each. The application deadline is Sunday December 21, 2019. Accepted proposals will be notified by email no later than January 1, 2020.

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