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Career Management Seminar : How to Market “YOU”

Career Management Seminar: How to Market “YOU” - Career Survival and Self-Employment Strategies

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Last date for On-line Registration: 09/10/2012



Career Survival and Self-Employment Strategies

In the current job market most employers are receiving hundreds of applications for every advertised position. Competition between self employed “consultants” is at an all time high, and at a global level enabled by internet workgroup resources.

How do you survive the sea of competition to get “YOU” to the top of the list?

How do you avoid being on the next layoff list?


5 Techniques for Keeping/Getting Your Job or Clients


  1. How to get your prospective employer to buy “You” (or keep you).
  2. How to emphasize your value, and uniqueness to potential employers/clients
  3. How to address the employer/client need instead of what you do
  4. How to target the right employer or client
  5. Your Plan to make it happen


Keep your job, get a better job, and earn more


About the Speaker:


David Gazave is a PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is a part time PMP Exam Prep trainer for The Project Management Training Institute (PMTI). His primary business is with ActionCOACH as a certified executive and business coach. He offers over three decades of accomplishment-laden experience, with over 30 years experience in construction, facilities, operations, and engineering project management.


He is experienced in consumer and business sales, marketing, and customer service, and team recruitment and development. Previously the owner of 3 small businesses, including a passive solar custom homebuilding company in Colorado, Dave is familiar with the challenges of being an entrepreneur. He started his career by turning around troubled commercial construction projects. He is experienced in designing and implementing workflow systems for contract management in large organizations, as well as designing engineering management data­bases.


As part of the ActionCOACH international business coaching system of over 1500 coaches in 26 countries worldwide, Dave accesses a deep knowledge base of coaching en­gagements of over 40,000 businesses.

Dave holds an A.A. Degree in Architecture, a B.S. Business Management, a Masters Certificate in Project Management. Dave was born and raised in New Orleans and now operates his ActionCOACH business coaching firm in San Jose, CA.

Career Management Seminars are an excellent opportunity for members and non-members to network with peers and stay on top of our ever-changing Silicon Valley career environment and the skills needed to survive. The event is a combination of networking, career environment scanning, and a topical presentation on a career management related subject. For Project Management Professionals (PMP) the event offers educational credit toward maintaining your certification credential.


Name: Mohan Govardhanan, PMP
Rich Condon, PMP
Gianna Wrenn, PMP
Kuntal Thakore, PMP, CSM

Email: Contact Event Host

PDU Info:

2.0 - Category A

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Program Agenda:

6:00 PM - Sign In and Networking
6:15 PM - Featured Speaker
8:30 PM - Meeting Adjourn


This event does not provide any food service. There are several local retail establishments serving either deli or fast foods. Complementary water and soda are provided.

On-line Registration

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $10 Non Members: $20 Full Time Student: $5 (online only - Contact Event Host for the discount code. Please bring Student ID card to the event).

At-the-Door Registration:

A limited number of registrations can be accepted at the door on a first come, first served basis. Once this limit has been reached, the event will be closed to additional attendees.

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $20 Non Members: $30
(Only Check or Cash accepted)
Checks payable to "PMI Silicon Valley"

Cancellation Policy:

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.

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