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Ford R. Myers has been a speaker, seminar leader and group facilitator for more than 20 years. His presentations are upbeat, entertaining and fast-moving — while being structured and content-rich. Designed to foster group participation and learning, they are also highly interactive. Participants leave these seminars with a great deal of practical knowledge and answers to their career questions.

Attendees consistently report feeling motivated and inspired by the experience — with a clearer understanding of their career objectives, and the action steps to get them there.

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“You are an effective and engaging communicator, and it's a pleasure to attend your seminars. Your advice is so to-the-point and substantive. It's not just the vague ideas or simplistic job-hunting principles I've heard from other career speakers. It's real, hands-on tactics and proven strategies I can put to use right now, complete with step-by-step guidance. Thank you!”
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February 2017

The Power of “Pull Marketing” in Your Job Search

February 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25.00

When searching for a new job, would you rather “chase after employers,” or have employers “chasing after you?” The choice is YOURS, and you CAN conduct your job search in such a way that employers take the first step by reaching out to you.

Traditional job search methods include sending-out resumes, applying for jobs online, attending job fairs, contacting employers and recruiters and networking. All of these tasks, collectively, fall under the heading “Push Marketing.” This is because you’re “pushing” your message, hoping that someone will take notice. Even if you do make contact, however, you’ll still have to “convince” the employer of your worthiness. This is the downside of “Push Marketing.”

But when employers perceive you as an expert and discover your credibility “on their own,” they’ll tend to feel “pulled” toward you and even pursue you. This is the primary benefit of “Pull Marketing.”

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March 2017

How to Stand-Out in a Very Competitive Job Market

March 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25.00

The subtle differences in every step of the job search process determine who ultimately lands the job and who does not. This is especially true in a bad economy, when unemployment is high and the job market is so competitive.

In short, this presentation will show you how to stand-out as the candidate of choice, and get the offer!

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April 2017

Interviewing For Success

April 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25.00

Do you freeze-up at the prospect of going on a job interview? Do your hands get sweaty; does your stomach get “tied in a knot?”

It's a fact that better interviews get better job offers! Yet most candidates show-up for interviews totally unprepared! The key to "acing" the interview is to practice and be fully-prepared!

This information-packed workshop takes the mystery – and the anxiety – out of job interviewing.

Participants are walked through the interviewing process, from the employer’s initial contact to their ultimate job offer. Attendees also learn responses to tough interview questions, how to articulate your value, tips to maintain a proper attitude, and appropriate follow-up strategies to get more offers!

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May 2017

Transferable Skills

May 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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Perhaps you’re changing careers, or have not landed your new job yet. Maybe the industry you've always worked in has been shrinking, or is even disappearing. You may feel that there is “no hope” to break into a new field, or you may fear that you’ll need to take a big step down in order to change your career direction.

By understanding and identifying your transferable (portable) skills, a new and better career can become a reality!

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June 2017

Stop Procrastinating: Get Inspired to Make Meaningful Career Progress Today

June 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25.00

My job search has lost steam … I lack clarity in what I am looking for … I feel like I am going in circles … I have no plan … A little voice inside is telling me I’m not good enough or smart enough …

Sound familiar? If so, you aren’t alone. Maintaining confidence, motivation and momentum during an extensive job search can be exhausting.

In this session, you’ll learn the five stages of the D.R.E.A.M. framework technique to help you regain your “mojo” and empower you to land a great job.

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July 2017

Salary Negotiation: The Rules of the Game

July 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25.00

Why is it that people have such a difficult time successfully negotiating their compensation? The reason we can’t or won’t negotiate is not because we’re incapable of doing so, but rather because we just don’t know how! No one ever taught us "the rules of the game!" For the purposes of this presentation, we look at negotiation as a game. And as with any game, we can’t win if we don’t know the rules.

This is a very practical, "real world" seminar that has always been one of our most popular programs! Invest a few hours in this event, and make a “quantum leap” in your salary. Join us to master the rules of the salary negotiation game – a game that can actually be fun, as well as financially rewarding!

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September 2017

The Job Seeker’s Toolkit

September 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25.00

A carpenter would never show-up at a construction site with only a hammer. A graphic artist would never interview for a design position without showing a complete portfolio. So why is it that most job seekers use only their resume as the cornerstone of their search?

Job seekers over-emphasize the resume because their other “tools” are weak or nonexistent. But the resume should actually be one of your least used job-seeking tools! Unfortunately, most people don’t know what these other tools are or how to use them.

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October 2017

Financial “To Do List” for Career Transition

October 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25

Whether you are in career transition or considering stepping out of the corporate world and becoming an entrepreneur, a personal financial “to do list” is imperative. Everyone has human, financial and social capital to deploy. In this unique seminar, we will explore ways to capitalize on all your resources and create a “to do list” to help you move forward authentically and effectively. Preparing for your career potential and financial success begins with a plan!

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November 2017

Interviewing For Success

November 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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$25.00

Do you freeze-up at the prospect of going on a job interview? Do your hands get sweaty; does your stomach get “tied in a knot?”

It's a fact that better interviews get better job offers! Yet most candidates show-up for interviews totally unprepared! The key to "acing" the interview is to practice and be fully-prepared!

Find out more »
January 2018

The Power of “Pull Marketing” in Your Job Search

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Radnor Financial Center, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Suite F-200
Radnor, PA 19087
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When searching for a new job, would you rather “chase after employers,” or have employers “chasing after you?” The choice is YOURS, and you CAN conduct your job search in such a way that employers take the first step by reaching out to you.

Traditional job search methods include sending-out resumes, applying for jobs online, attending job fairs, contacting employers and recruiters and networking. All of these tasks, collectively, fall under the heading “Push Marketing.” This is because you’re “pushing” your message, hoping that someone will take notice. Even if you do make contact, however, you’ll still have to “convince” the employer of your worthiness. This is the downside of “Push Marketing.”

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