Do you work with individuals with disabilities actively seeking employment or preparing to transition into independent living?
The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV) is featuring disability employment expert Dale Brown at our next
EXCEL! Networking meeting on Thursday, February 19, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Topic: “Informational Interview Strategies for Individuals with Disabilities”
Dale is a published author, employment specialist, national presenter. This information-packed seminar will explain:
- Benefits of interviewing professionals in your field, or in a field you are trying to break into
- How to use informational interviews to get influential references
- How gaps in work history and other obstacles may be overcome by the right contacts
- What to ask and how
The seminar is at:
2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 305, Arlington, VA 22201
To RSVP, call (703) 525-3268 or email EXCELL@ecnv.org
Please see the flyer for more information.
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About the Presenter
Dale Brown, a nationally known disability employment specialist, will lead an Excel workshop on informational interview strategies Thursday, February 19, 1-3 pm at ECNV. Dale is an author, speaker, and strategic leadership consultant. Her most recent book is Steps to Independence for People with Learning Disabilities.
She also coauthored Job-Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped or People who have Disabilities with Richard Nelson Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?
She has written three other books;
- Employment and People with Learning Disabilities,
- I Know I Can Climb the Mountain and
- Learning a Living A Guide to Planning Your Career and Finding a Job for People with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Dyslexia.
Dale has worked for the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and the Office of Disability Employment Policy, Department of Labor. She has spoken at over one thousand national, state, and local conferences and symposia on disability issues. Topics include employment, job accommodation, self-help, and other related issues.
And much more!