Career Resources: Net Effect – Career Conversations and Connections

Net Effect - Career Conversations and Connections

Join Us Each Friday for “Career Conversations and Connections” with Special Guests from Our Community

This Friday, September 18 at 3 pm PDT, we’re sitting down with Rupert Allan, Digital Marketer, Storyteller, and Strategist. He’ll give tips for optimizing your networking by starting with the people who know your value!

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Net Effect #18: Travis Thomas, Leadership And Team Dynamics Coach, Us Men’s National Soccer Team

Net Effect #18: Travis Thomas, Leadership and Team Dynamics Coach, US Men’s National Soccer Team

Topic: “Embracing Uncertainty–You Cannot Progress Until You Say, Yes! About Our Speaker: Travis Thomas is the Creator of “Live Yes, And” (www.liveyesand.com) and a performance coach currently serving as the Leadership and Team Dynamics Coach for the US Men’s National Soccer Team. He served as a Leadership Coach at Florida’s IMG Academy, a prestigious boarding […]

Net Effect #17: Chris O’Riordan-Adjah, Ph.D, MS, PE

Topic: “Building Bridges, Inspiring Students, and Praying About Equality and Equity” About Our Speaker: Dr. Chris O’Riordan-Adjah is currently the head of the Engineering Department at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a licensed civil and structural engineer, originally from Ghana, where his love for learning and education took shape. We […]

Net Effect #16: Jennifer Ann Gordon, Cs, Author, Artist, Muralist, Poet

Net Effect #16: Jennifer Ann Gordon, CS, Author, Artist, Muralist, Poet

Topic: “Curiosity and ‘Questionsanswers’–How to have a memorable conversation that leads to unforeseen career opportunities!” About Our Speaker: What is a “questionanswer”? Is curiosity leading you to have memorable conversations? Would you like to listen, listen, listen, when you need to listen the most? Jennifer Ann Gordon has devoted her life to understanding the power […]

Net Effect #15: Susan Wright, Senior Sustainability Specialist For 20 Cities In San Mateo County

Net Effect #15: Susan Wright, Senior Sustainability Specialist for 20 Cities in San Mateo County

Topic: “How to Start a New Career Path in the Middle of a Recession–or Anytime!” About Our Speaker: Susan has a remarkable story of how she made a complete career change in the middle of a recession. After a very successful career as a senior editor for a prominent magazine, the magazine folded and she […]

Net Effect #14: Paul Perea, Head Chef, High Ridge House – “career Path Or Listening Path?”

Net Effect #14: Paul Perea, Head Chef, High Ridge House – “Career Path or Listening Path?”

Topic: “Career Path or Listening Path?” About Our Speaker: A magna cum laude graduate of Northeastern University, a gourmet chef, and a published author, Paul describes himself as a “Manhattan-trained businessman” who found his way to his dream job of managing a high-quality food services operations for people he loves. He is currently the Head […]

Net Effect #13: Kim Butler, Not Your Typical Financial Advisor, Author, Podcaster, And Alpaca Farmer

Net Effect #13: Kim Butler, Not-Your-Typical Financial Advisor, Author, Podcaster, and Alpaca Farmer

Topic: “Your Mindset and Your Money–Learn from a Myth-Buster!” About Our Speaker: Kim Butler, Not-Your-Typical Financial Advisor, Author, Podcaster, and Alpaca Farmer Not-Your-Typical Financial Advisor Kim Butler dedicates herself to busting common myths about typical investment products and replacing them with alternative investment strategies. She is CEO and founder of Partners for Prosperity, a federally […]

Net Effect #12: Keith Babcock, Conservation Biologist

Net Effect #12: Keith Babcock, Conservation Biologist

About Our Speaker: Keith Babcock, Conservation Biologist Keith has loved the outdoors since childhood, and developed a special affinity for wildlife and natural resources as he grew older. Today he is putting that love of nature to good use as a Conservation Biologist and Principal of a 600-person multidisciplinary environmental and engineering firm. Whether the […]

Net Effect #11: Franklin Harris, Director Of Human Resources, Arden Wood

Net Effect #11: Franklin Harris, Director of Human Resources, Arden Wood

Topic: “Hear the Latest Interviewing Tips from an HR Director, and Learn About the Interesting Career Paths in Our Care Facilities” About Our Speaker: Franklin Harris, Director of Human Resources, Arden Wood Franklin Harris is a multifaceted, goal-oriented human resources professional with valuable experience in all areas of human resource management, including staff development, change […]

Net Effect #10: Judith Patterson — Training The Next Generation Of Performing And Visual Artists

Net Effect #10: Judith Patterson — Training the Next Generation of Performing and Visual Artists

About Our Speaker: Judith Patterson, Co-Founder and President of US Performing Arts Judith is the co-founder and president of US Performing Arts (USPA), a summer program for students ages 11-18 that gives passionate and talented students the opportunity to hone their craft with the best professionals in the country, while seeing and being seen at […]

Net Effect #9: Claire Stoddard — How To Drive Your Marketing Message Across All Channels For Maximum Impact

Net Effect #9: Claire Stoddard — How to Drive Your Marketing Message Across All Channels for Maximum Impact

Topic: “How to Drive Your Marketing Message Across All Channels for Maximum Impact” About the Speaker: Claire Stoddard, President and Creative Director of Claire Stoddard Associates Claire describes her consultancy as an “international messaging company specializing in web content.” She firmly believes that the right marketing message is the single most important component of any […]

Net Effect #8: Dr. Joseph Ritter, Abf Ceo, Educator And Innovator

Net Effect #8: Dr. Joseph Ritter, ABF CEO, Educator and Innovator

Topic: “Insights on the Changing Landscape of Higher Education and the Impact of the Virtual Classroom” Dr. Ritter is an accomplished college educator and administrator with extensive experience developing innovative programs and services for students. He is well-known to the Christian Science community through his 23-year career at Principia College, where he held a variety […]

Net Effect #7: Mike Mooslin – How To Develop Entrepreneurship Qualities… What’s Your Secret Sauce?

Net Effect #7: Mike Mooslin – How to Develop Entrepreneurship Qualities… What’s Your Secret Sauce?

As Chief Operating Officer and President of Color Me Mine Enterprises for 25 years, Mike helped develop it into a market leader in the paint-your-own-pottery industry, growing it into 9 countries and 27 states. He also spent 37 years in the restaurant industry including serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Koo Koo […]

Net Effect #5: Learn How To Combine Your Career With Your Creative Passion

Net Effect #6: Scot Walker – Consultant on Emerging Cyber Threats

In his role as managing director for Mantle Advisors, Scot Walker is entrusted to advise some of the world’s most iconic companies and people on their most critical and sensitive security matters. Following time in the military reserve, Scot began his career as a Special Agent for the Department of Homeland Security where he focused […]

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Net Effect #5: Bruce Smith–Learn How to Combine Your Career with Your Creative Passion

Bruce Smith has been in Information Technology related businesses in sales, sales management, and executive sales positions for 50 years for major companies including IBM, Westinghouse and British Telecom as well as numerous software and business process outsourcing companies. He has had a successful sales consulting and sales coaching practice for almost 20 years acting […]

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Net Effect #4: George Nutwell–Learn Leadership from a Career Special Agent

We’re dropping in for a highlight from our conversation with George Nutwell, who served in the U.S. Foreign Service for nearly three decades, and retired as a Senior Foreign Service Officer in 2014. George shared some powerful stories in our session, underlining the importance of love and humility as critical for any job.

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Net Effect #3: Kristin Weaver–How a Start in Finance Led to a Career with the CIA and Fighting Poachers!

Kristin Weaver has worked in a variety of roles related to global financial operations, eventually leading to a 12-year career with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). After graduating from Principia College in 1990 with a double major in Business Administration and Political Science, she worked with banking and brokerage firms, focusing on operations, trading, and […]

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Net Effect #2: Brandon Cox, Mandy Kay Johnson, and Mairi Jo Jones–How College Students Are Making Career Connections & Finding Paid Internships!

About Our Speakers Brandon Cox is a Business and Finance major at Sacramento State University and a student intern at CalPERS (the California Public Employee Retirement System), where he works as a financial analyst. Mandy Kay Johnson is a senior at Principia College where she is currently a social media assistant in the college’s marketing […]

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Net Effect #1: Lessons Learned in the Air with Captain Alan Zwick

This Friday we’re sitting down (zooming!) with Alan Zwick, a Captain with Southwest Airlines (SWA) and a Certified Flight Instructor. Learn how Captain Zwick’s lessons in the air are relatable and transferable to your career ‘ground game.’ A life-long Christian Scientist, Alan Zwick grew up on his family’s farm in Central Kansas. He attended the […]