Past Career Workshops and Conferences


May 6, 2024: Career Workshop Series: “Vision Board”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 05/06/2024 Vision Board”


April 8, 2024: Career Workshop Series: “Goal Setting”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 04/08/2024 Goal Setting”


March 4, 2024: Career Workshop Series: “Mock Interviews”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 03/04/2024 Mock Interviews”


February 5, 2024: Career Workshop Series: “Time Management in the Workplace”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 02/05/2024 Time Management”


December 5, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “Managing Change in the Workplace”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 12/05/2023 Managing Change”


November 7, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “Cultural Competence in the Workplace”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 11/07/2023 Cultural Competence”


October 3, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “LinkedIn 101”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 10/03/2023 LinkedIn 101”


June 6, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “Networking”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 06/06/2023 Networking”


May 2, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “Mentoring”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

A good mentor can help you make positive changes in your work and career life. But how do you find a mentor? And once you’ve found one, how should you navigate the relationship? This workshop on mentoring assisted in finding a mentor & in making the relationship an asset to your professional growth.

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 05/02/2023 Mentoring”


April 4, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “Listening Skills in the Workplace”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

Our Soft Skills Workshop continued with developing the listening skills valued in the workplace.

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 04/04/2023 Listening Skills in the Workplace”


March 22, 2023: Women’s Issues Think Tank: “Pay Equity”

Guest Panelists: 
Beverly Cooper Neufeld– President, PowHer New York
Jessica Ramey Stender– Policy Director & Deputy Legal Director, Equal Rights Advocates

This discussion on pay equity included the pay gap for women, equal pay for equal work, wage discrimination, pay transparency, and more.

Our Women’s Issues Think Tank Guest Panelists each month lead us in finding actions CWNY & our community can take to advance the cause, raise awareness, help find solutions, & answer questions.


March 7, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “Soft Skills”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

Technical Skills help you get the job. Soft Skills help you keep the job! This Soft Skills Workshop assisted in developing the skills most valued in the workplace:
Decision making, leadership, problem solving, and more.
Attendees learned about the skills critical to workplace success!

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 03/07/2023 Soft Skills”


February 15, 2023: Financial Literacy Series: “Disability & Life Insurance”

Presenter: Kathy Carroll, E.A.

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Financial Literacy Workshop 02/15/2023 Disability & Life Insurance”


February 7, 2023: Career Workshop Series: “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”

Guest Presenter: Orlando Torres, Director of the Bronx Community Service Center for the NYC Commission on Human Rights


December 6, 2022: Career Workshop Series: “Elevator Pitch”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

The PowerPoint slides for the above presentation and additional information are available here:


November 1, 2022: Career Workshop Series: “Interview Skills”

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

To receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides for the above presentation, please email [email protected] with the subject line, “Slides from Career Workshop 11/01/2023 Interview Skills”


October 4, 2022: Career Workshop Series: “Civil Service 101 – City Jobs Fall 2022”

Guest Presenter: Representatives from the DCAS Office of Citywide Recruitment and the DCAS Office of Citywide Equity & Inclusion

We discussed how to apply for a NYC government job and become a civil servant.

The PowerPoint slides for the above presentation and additional information are available here:


June 2, 2022: Career Workshop Series: “Public Speaking for Career Advancement and Acing Your Interview”

Guest Speaker: Gail Lewis, CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

The PowerPoint slides for the above presentation are available here:


March 3, 2022: Career Workshop Series: “Networking for Career Success: Make Valuable Connections”

Guest Speaker: Regina Bonolo – Owner, Aspire Higher

Topics covered:

  • Referral Networking
  • The Hidden Job Market
  • Your Online Presence
  • Resourceful Connections
  • Job Opportunities Worksheet

The PowerPoint slides for the above presentation and additional information are available here:


February 3, 2022: Career Workshop Series: “Resume Writing”

Guest Speaker: Sarah Dutille – Recruitment Operations Manager, NPD Group

This informative presentation was filled with tips to help improve your resume.

The PowerPoint slides for the above presentation and additional information are available here:


January 6, 2022: Career Workshop Series: “NYC Civil Service 101”

Guest Speaker: NYC DCAS’ Office of Citywide Recruitment

We discussed how to apply for a NYC government job and become a civil servant.

The PowerPoint slides for the above presentation and additional information are available here:


December 2, 2021: Career Workshop Series: “Human Rights Law and Disability”

Guest Speaker: Katherine Greenberg, NYC Commission on Human Rights

We discussed how Project Equal Access Program protects people with disabilities from discrimination at work, in their homes, and in public spaces. The presentation defined terms such as disability, protected class, reasonable accommodation, and undue hardship. We also discussed how business owners work with the Commission to make NYC more accessible.


November 5, 2021: Career Workshop Series: “Human Rights Law and the Workplace”

Guest Speaker: Belinda Simmons, NYC Commission on Human Rights

Topics discussed:

  • The history of the NYC Commission
  • Protected classes
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Retaliation
  • The complaint process

October 14, 2021: Career Series: “#CareerFocused Mode: Reaching Your Wildest Dreams”

Dayana Falcon shared her passion for creating equal access to opportunity through mentorship and sponsorship. She touched on the importance of defining personal goals, ensuring wellness, strength assessments, asking for what you want, having a strong LinkedIn Profile and Networking Environment to reach your wildest dreams

Presenter: Dayana Falcon, Founder of Gators Unidos
Moderator:
Stewart Hamilton


September 30, 2021: She-cession Panel Discussion: Where Are the Jobs and How Do We Get Them?

CWNY dedicated our annual career conference to job re-entry and career development. The goal was to help combat the disproportionate impact the COVID pandemic has had on women in the workplace and the on-going she-cession, in which the women’s unemployment rate is higher than the men’s.

Moderator: Stewart Hamilton

Panelists:

  • Lisa Boily, US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Belinda Simmons, NYC Commission on Human Rights
  • Kati Fernandez, ESPN+ and ESPN Films

The PowerPoint slides from the above presentation are available here:


October 2020: Domestic Violence Awareness for Beauty Professionals

Interview on CWNY’s Youtube channel with a hairstylist who has helped women who are abused

The PDF transcript for this interview is available here:


Oct 15, 2020: Parenting School Children During a Pandemic

Parenting School Children During a Pandemic Workshop banner

The PowerPoint slides from the above webinar are available here:


July 6, 2020: Getting Back to Business in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis Webinar

Learn about Workforce1 job recruitment and training in NYC and Queens Economic Development Corporation resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs in NYC.

The PowerPoint from the above presentation is available here in PDF format:


May 27, 2020: Rebooting Your Career Webinar

Featuring executive career coach and resume writer Ann-Marie Ditta.

The PowerPoint slides from the webinar are available for download as a PDF file:


A webinar covering Asset Protection Law, Advance Directives, and Family Law

Featuring:

  • Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Esq.
    Law Offices of Ann-Margaret Carrozza
    Elder Law and Estate Planning
    Former New York State Assembly Member
  • Jacqueline Harounian, Esq.
    Partner, Wisselman, Harounian & Associates
    Matrimonial and Family Law

PowerPoint slides and other webinar resources are available for download:


Nov 2, 2018: 31st Annual Career Conference: World of Working Women

See Career Conference archives