It All Comes Back to the Customer

Are you busy doing the right things?

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It’s Monday! I am sure your week is chock-full of busyness.  However, are the “right” things on your to-do list? A great way to answer this question is to evaluate each task on your list against this question:  How will this [task/meeting/lunch/phone call] benefit our customer? In other words, if your customers reviewed your list, […]

Questions to Ask When Seeking “Fresh Eyes”

Guest Blogger Kristie Sheanshang

Seek Fresh Eyes. Are you feeling stuck creatively or simply desire change from “this is how we always do it around here”? Read on for five refreshing questions to ask mentors, sponsors and   trusted friends for a fresh perspective on work and life. Looking for fresh conversation starters for networking? Read “Dreading Small Talk”. Can […]

Talent Shortage and What You Can Do About It

Interview with Mike Sipple Jr.

Centennial’s President, Mike Sipple Jr., was recently interviewed by Jamie Smith from the Cincinnati Courier to discuss a common cause of frustration and concern for businesses – the shortage of talent.  Hiring and retaining top talent is widely recognized as a pivotal aspect of business success.  Consequently, a shortage is a significant issue for businesses […]

Dreading Small Talk? Refresh Your Networking Questions

Tips from Guest Blogger Kristie Sheanshang

Get ready for your next networking meeting by reviewing the conversation-starters detailed below. Remember, no question in the world will help you build relationships and loyalty with clients and friends if you’re not truly interested in them. So, the next time you are tempted to ask “Where are you from?” or “What brings you here […]

Should You Include an Objective or an Executive Summary on Your Resume?

Insights from Resume Writer, Nelly Grinfeld

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At Centennial, we strive to provide you with resources that are helpful and relevant to executives today.  With that in mind, we want to take a look at a topic that many executives find daunting and outright confusing: resume writing. It’s a topic we find worth revisiting regularly. Your resume should be unique to you, […]

Transition Tips You Probably Haven’t Considered

Insights from guest blogger, Greg Frye

As leaders, we are often focused on the next challenge to conquer, the next goal to achieve, the next hurdle to overcome.  It’s exciting to take on new endeavors and see where they will lead us.  And then there are the challenges you’d like to avoid.  Specifically, the unpleasant obstacle of unemployment. Today, our guest blogger, […]

What's Next for Your Career?

What’s Your Next? Join us April 5th!

Julie Bauke, Career Expert for Fox19 and 700WLW, will facilitate as you begin to explore the options for “what’s next” in your career.  Readjusting in the corporate world, owning your own business, becoming a consultant or shifting to non-profit…Know what to consider before making a decision.

Todd Pfister of FranNet MidAmerica will provide profiles and examples of entrepreneurs who took the leap from employee to business owners.  Todd has assisted hundreds of families determine if business ownership is the right next step and helped them navigate acquiring a business or franchise brand.

Get inspired and learn from local professionals as they share their transition stories and offer some tips and advice to consider when deciding your next step.

Facilitated & Moderated by:

Julie Bauke

Todd Pfister

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Scout Achievement Center

10078 Reading Road

Cincinnati, OH  45241

8:30 a.m. – 10:30

Register here!

Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
Event: What's Your "Next?" Explore the Possibilities of Your Next Career Move!
Topic: What's Your "Next?"
Public: Public

Mistakes Executives Make with Their Network

What I’ve Learned from Executives in Transition

A large percentage of our placements come from referrals. The clear message is that networks are a vital resource when you are in job transition. But what happens to your network when you’re not looking for your next job? When you’re secure in a job, do you lose touch with your network? Are all those contacts […]

Join us for lunch on Wednesday, March 1st at Execunet. Be prepared to share your “30 second elevator speech” with participants. Our panel of branding experts will provide insight and coaching on how to improve your professional messaging to ensure it is “spot on.”

 

Scout Achievement Center

10078 Reading Road

Cincinnati, OH  45241

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch will be served

Register here

Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Event: Sharpen Your "Elevator Speech" : Execunet--March 1
Topic: Sharpen Your Elevator Speech
Venue: Scout Achievement Center
Location: 10078 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.