CareerSource Suncoast, through its entrepreneurial initiative, THRIVE, is hosting an information-packed “Progressive Business Communications Strategies” workshop on Tuesday, December 18 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at its Sarasota career center, 3660 N. Washington Blvd.
This workshop is designed for business professionals looking to improve upon communication skills, individuals who want to enhance their organization’s Facebook presence, and anyone looking for professional development and improvement. Participants will learn strategies to adopt both new and revised contemporary business communications strategies within three separate components: one-on-one communication, targeted networking and Facebook business strategies. The subject matter experts for the day are:
Bob Parkinson, Ph.D. has worked with a host of industries and corporations throughout the United States and Europe and is a former faculty member at Northwestern University. His keen sense of culture and national diversity are cornerstones for his fourteen books and his weekly column in the Herald-Tribune. As a communications expert he helps individuals develop a professional image, so they deliver messages which are clear, complete, and concise.
Called a “networking success story” by The Wall Street Journal, Andrea Nierenberg is founder and president of The Nierenberg Consulting Group. Her company partners with an array of the world’s leading businesses in professional services, advertising, financial services and healthcare. She is the author of five business books, all of which have become essential reading for businesses worldwide.
Kaitlin Folsom grew up exploring avenues of creativity and design through art, songwriting, and musical theatre. Her passion for articulating important messages through creative platforms has allowed her to apply her knowledge and experience to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses. Her company Espresso Bee helps businesses effectively communicate, strategize, and promote their unique brand in an evolving digital marketplace.
“This is a terrific opportunity to sharpen your communication effectiveness as you enter a new business year. Bring in 2019 by being one step ahead of the pack,” says Michael Meerman, Entrepreneurial Services Manager for THRIVE.
THRIVE is a business accelerator and professional services solution provider offering a menu of training and business development opportunities from subject matter experts.
About CareerSource Suncoast
CareerSource Suncoast is a non-profit dedicated to providing education and tools for employers and job-seekers. Our mission is to recruit, train and retain talent for employers on the Suncoast. An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711.