September 10, 2024
6:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

In today's competitive job market, personal branding is not just a buzzword—it's a necessity. It involves strategically marketing yourself and sculpting a unique identity that sets you apart from others with similar qualifications and experiences. Your personal brand should resonate with the specific needs and interests of your desired audience, including hiring managers, recruiters, and professional connections, within your chosen field and organization type. This workshop is strategically structured to help you:

1) Identify and Define Your Existing Brand: Understand the current perception of your professional persona and how it aligns with your career aspirations;

2) Align Your Brand with Your Career Goals: Learn how to refine your personal brand to support your career direction effectively; and

3) Revamp Your Brand for Enhanced Professional Impact: Discover strategies to evolve and enhance your brand, positioning you for greater success in your career journey.

Join us to gain the insights and tools you need to build a compelling personal brand that drives your career forward.

This session is FREE.


This event is on ZOOM.


Sep 10, 2024 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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About the Speaker:

Alex Harrington currently serves as an Operations Performance Manager, HR Policy and Program Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Throughout his 28+ years of federal service, he has gained extensive expertise in team building, workforce development, talent acquisition, and career coaching and mentoring.

Outside government, Alex is a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) and Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and a member with the National Career Development Association. And he is currently the Program Director for Federal Career Connection, Inc., that operates exclusively to provide individuals in career transition with the best insights and techniques on how to search and apply for fulfilling careers in the Federal government.

Alex served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps and is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War. Alex is also a published author and avid blogger for cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors. He lives in West Virginia with his wife, Teresa, a native of Vancouver, British Columbia.

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About the Moderator:

James Steele uses his skills as a communication professional and educator for many communities. A full-time instructor with Northern Virginia Community College, he educates students in subjects such as public speaking, introduction to communication, and intercultural communication. Previously, he served as full-time faculty with the Communication Department at George Mason University. Working with the Center for International Student Access, he developed an adapted public speaking curriculum for undergraduate international students seeking to improve their English language proficiency skills. He served as the liaison to and primary communication instructor for the INTO Mason program for six years.

Additionally, he serves as the Assistant Director of Communications for Federal Career Connection, Inc. An all-volunteer, educational non-profit, FCC’s mission is to educate federal job seekers on applying for a federal career and help current employees mature in their careers. He and his team oversee the internal and external communication activities for the organization. He also serves as the Assistant Director of CNM Live for Career Network Ministry. One of the largest job search ministries on the east coast, CNM offers online and in-person resources to help job seekers intime of transition and career development resources for people seeking to grow professionally. He and his team of fellow volunteers oversee the delivery of the in-person events for CNM which include networking opportunities, job seeker assistance, and special speakers.  

He holds a Master of Arts in Communication from George Mason University. While pursuing his graduate studies, he completed a thesis which was based on examining the processing of breast cancer messages based on different source perceptions.  He has presented papers and professional posters at the conventions for the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, the DC Health Communication Conference, the Eastern Communication Association, and the National Communication Association. He served as the Social Media Manager for the DC Health Communication Conference for three years. With over a decade of experience in a variety of areas, he enjoys using his expertise to help people and organizations achieve their communication goals.

Juliett “Jules” McPhaul-Stephan is a Management and Program Analyst with over 15 years of federal experience. Jules, who is dubbed as the “Fixer”, enjoys taking the most complex challenges or situations and turning them into the most unexpected, enduring solutions.

Jules holds a Master’s in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix and has her Lean Six Sigma Green in Government as well as her Project Management Qualification from the Management and Strategy Institute. Jules is truly passionate about public service and thrives on providing service to others.

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