Job Seeker Conference

Event details

  • Saturday | November 15, 2014
  • 8:15 am
  • Executive Office Suites, Inc., 8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300 , McLean, VA 22102

Take Your Job Search to the NEXT LEVEL!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Executive Office Suites, Inc.

(near Greensboro metro on Silver Line)

8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300

McLean, VA 22102

COST: The value of this conference to your career search in line with what you can afford

Register now…seats are limited!

Whether your job search has just begun or has stretched on longer than anticipated, today’s job market is a whole new ballgame. In our competitive global economy, most employers are simply trying to stay alive. Thus, they’ve been tightening their job requirements to minimize their risk and lessen training time to onboard you into the role.

How does all this affect your search?

  • Your resume seems to go into cyberspace
  • You face stiff competition to stand out as the “purple squirrel” candidate
  • If you’re changing careers, it’s challenging to get someone to give you a chance

Help…and hope…is on the way! The Hire Calling Conference is an opportunity to set yourself apart with a brand that fulfills your higher career purpose while meeting the needs of risk-averse employers. Employers want to hire people who are both skilled AND motivated to go the extra mile. What would it take for you to give it your all because you REALLY wanted to? Come find out! 


8:15 – 9:00               Registration and Networking

9:00                          Event Begins

9:00 – 9:15               Conference Overview

9:15 – 10:30             Discover Your Calling…Not Just Your Career!

10:30 – 10:45          Break

10:45 – 12:00          Resumes that Land in the A Pile

12:00 – 1:00             Hire Connections Lunch

1:00 – 2:15               Using LinkedIn Like a Pro 

2:15 – 2:30               Break

2:30 – 3:30               Navigating the Road to Financial Freedom

3:30 – 4:00               Open Q&A and Wrap Up

NOTE: space is limited to the first 100 people. This is a hands-on workshop that will involve working in small groups. Please bring your laptop so that you can participate in the resume and LinkedIn trainings. Outlets will be provided at each seat.



Shira Harrington, Founder & President of Purposeful Hire, Inc. is a career coach and ‘in-the-trenches’ recruiter who helps job seekers and employers find each other in mutually meaningful ways. Her passion is helping people discover their higher purpose so that they can serve others with their gifts and talents. * * 703-508-9573




Jason Howell is a trusted financial services advisor who specializes in financial planning.

Rather than focusing on “a number” for retirement, he concentrates on gradually improving his clients’ lifestyles. * * 703.867.2387

**Special thanks to Jason for sponsoring the Hire Calling Conference!


Karen Long, Photographer and Founder of The Headshot Guru, creates stand-out portraits for job seekers, business professionals and families. As a former life coach, she has the unique ability to help clients relax in front of the camera so that their authenticity comes forth. * * 703.307.1732