How to Bounce Back from a Layoff – March 23, 2023 Webinar

Mar 1, 2023

If you’ve been caught up in the recent tech industry layoffs, you may find it difficult to know where to start when finding a new job. In this must-attend session, ACW Education Chair Kathryn Rose, CEO of channelWise, will talk to Women in Tech career coach Laura Leach and Confidence Expert Diana R. Patton about a range of strategies to help you on your way to a new career opportunity.

You’ll learn ways to:

  • Cope with the emotional impact of a layoff
  • Evaluate your skills and strengths
  • Explore new career paths
  • Build a strong professional network
  • Develop a targeted job search strategy
  • Craft an effective resume and cover letter
  • Navigate the job interview process

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Date: March 23, 2023
Time: 4 PM EST (1 PM PST)

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Laura Leach, Executive Career Coach & CEO, Meredith Consulting

Laura Leach is a certified career coach and owner of Meredith Consulting. She coaches female tech leaders to simplify the transition to a career with purpose and negotiate the salary they deserve. With more than 20 years of recruiting experience in technology, Laura brings a unique perspective to her coaching style.

Laura sits on the Board of Directors for Phase2Careers, a non-profit dedicated to helping over 40 professionals. She amplifies her voice around ageism in the workplace, pay equity, and job search strategies.

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Diana R. Patton, Esq., Confidence Expert and Founder of the Rise Advocates®️ Academy

Diana Patton is a civil rights attorney turned Confidence Expert (TM) who helps women leaders overcome challenges to become confident advocates for themselves in their communities and workplaces. She also helps organizations with leadership development and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.

As an attorney, Patton held executive-level positions, sat on corporate boards, and became Vice President of a civil rights non-profit organization. In 2016, she formed her own company to encourage women to stand up for themselves. Through Rise Advocates® Academy and Rise with Diana consulting services, she helps professional women gain the confidence to overcome their personal challenges, use their voice to advocate for themselves and for DEI in their workplaces.

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Kathryn Rose, Founder and CEO of channelWise

Kathryn Rose is the founding CEO of channelWise, a technology platform that provides channel partners access to vetted been there done that experts for 1:1 consultations to help them go farther, faster in their business.

She is a former Wall Street executive sales leader and an author of 9 books. She has been featured in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, CBS Marketwatch, Fox News and more. She was recently named Worth Magazine Top 100 Entrepreneurs, Forbes Top 1000 innovators and a member of the prestigious Nasdaq Milestone Makers program.

Kathryn is a highly sought after speaker at leading global industry events–Google, IBM, Dell Technologies, Women in Tech Summit and the Grace Hopper Celebration. Kathryn has received accolades for her vision, commitment, and leadership including the CompTIA Advancing Women in Technology Mentor of the Year Spotlight award and more.

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