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June 2018 Young Professionals Half-Day Conference

Targeted towards but not limited to students currently completing their studies, this special event will allow participants to keep abreast with their professional development through the facilitation of three separate sessions, highlighting ways in which you can stand out and succeed as a skilled professional.

Registration End Date: Wed, 06 Jun, 02:00 PM

  • where

  • Clarendon Auditorium, Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre
    2 Clarendon Street, South Warf
    Melbourne VIC 3006
  • when

  • Event Start: Fri, 08 Jun, 08:30 AM
    Event Finish: Fri, 08 Jun, 12:30 PM
  • event price

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<p>The morning will consist of three workshops, each facilitated by a different industry professional and topic. Each session will allow participants to keep abreast with their professional development and provide further insight into what steps they can take to help build a successful career within IT.<br><br>This Young Professionals Half-Day Conference will aim to help improve your awareness and understanding of the IT sector, and develop your overall skills in preparation of entering the workforce.<br><br>Continued professional development can deliver a deeper understanding of what it means to be a professional, and ensures that your knowledge stays relevant and up to date within the industry. Don&#39;t miss this special event.<br><br><b><u>Session 1 - &#39;Achieving success in your technology career&#39;</u><br>Presented by Anna Leibel</b></p> <p>Anna blends her interest in emerging technology with industry experience and consulting frameworks to design unique customer-focused strategies.<br><br>With a career spanning over two decades, she has been successful with start-ups, enterprise – tech and sales - and consulting services.<br><br>Anna is very excited to be sharing with us her unique journey as a female in Technology and Transformation Leadership, the importance of sponsorship and mentors, and the value of continual learning and development to achieve success in your own career.</p> <p><br><b><u>Session 2 - &#39;How to communicate like a leader!&#39;</u><br>Presented by Jill Noble</b></p> <p>We spend 70% of our waking time communicating! Effective communication takes time to learn but done well makes us more effective and productive which leads to career success. In this interactive session you will explore the three key elements of communication – Tone of voice, body language and words. <br><br>Join Jill for an action packed hour and you will: </p> <ul><li>Learn strategies to enhance your voice to inspire and influence others. </li><li>Explore body language and its impact in the workplace.</li><li>Use your words and language to give and receive feedback effectively.</li><li>Uncover the power of meta-questions. </li><li>Apply assertive techniques to build your confidence when communicating.</li></ul> <p><b><u>Session 3 - &#39;Does your job application have what IT companies want?&#39;</u><br>Presented by Naren Chellapah</b><br><br>This interactive presentation will show you exactly what IT recruiters and employers in Australia look for when screening candidates. <br><br>The focus of this presentation will be on customising resumes for job advertisements using keywords and fixing the basic mistakes that hundreds of graduates make when applying for jobs. You will also learn how to use the right resume structure for the Australian market - which is what recruiters and employers want to see when screening jo applications. <br><br>Hear from one of Australia’s leading Career Coaches and ACECIS Director, Naren Chellappah who will provide expert advice on how to improve your job application to pass the tough screening process so you improve your prospects of getting to the interview stage.<br><br><u><b>Professional Year students - Attending the half-day conference will count for all 6 CPD hours required to complete your studies. All three sessions must be attended in order for your enrollment to be processed.</b></u></p>


Professional Development


 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM  Registration                          
 09:00 AM - 09:05 AM  Formalities commence                          
 09:05 AM - 10:00 AM  Session 1                          
 10:05 AM - 11:00 AM  Session 2                          
 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM  Morning Tea & Networking                          
 11:20 AM - 12:15 PM  Session 3                          
 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM  Formalities conclude                          

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Anna Leibel

Anna Leibel

Anna Leibel, founder of 110 Percent Consulting, partnered with UniSuper in 2017 as their Chief Information Officer to develop a new IT Strategy and lead the funds multi-year full scale digital transformation.  Anna blends her interest in emerging technology with industry experience and consulting frameworks to design unique customer-focused strategies.

With a career spanning over two decades, she has been successful with start-ups, enterprise – tech and sales - and consulting services. Having commenced her corporate career in a most successful start-up,, she has a history of achieving outcomes through collaboration, creating a growth culture and lateral thinking. 

Her approach to initiating and leading change is authentic, energetic and creative: from digitisation of customer experiences through to the technology stack.  This combined with her pragmatic approach to shifting from legacy systems has successfully enabled business outcomes through technology. 

Anna has previously held senior consulting and general management roles with PwC, Telstra and NAB.

Anna attended MIT Executive Summer School in Boston on the emerging Digital Economy and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In addition to her business achievements, Anna is an active advocate across the industry for diversity and inclusion within business and technology; she demonstrates her passion for developing others through her motivational speaking, published blogs and coaching of start-ups.

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Naren Chellappah

Naren Chellappah

Head Career Coach at ACECIS, Naren Chellappah has extensive experience helping international students, skilled migrants and job seekers get jobs in Australia. He has held senior management roles at Pacific Brands, Swinburne University of Technology, Monash University, the Salvation Army Employment Plus and Melbourne Business School (Melbourne University).

Naren and the Career Coaching team at ACECIS use their extensive industry networks and knowledge of the Australian job market to help you secure internships, job interviews and job offers in Australia.

The ACECIS Career Coaching team provide a range of careers services and internships to help you get a job in Australia.  With more than 30 years of corporate experience in Australia in sectors such as finance, engineering and marketing, we have used our expertise and extensive links with companies to help more than 200 skilled migrants and international students get internships and full-time jobs in Australia.

We help provide you with resume and cover letter writing, LinkedIn optimisation, job application customisations, internship support, job interview training and one-to-one Career Coaching to help you get job interviews in Australia. 

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Jill Noble

Jill Noble

Jill is a qualified career consultant with over 15 years experience working with individuals to help them achieve their career related goals. 

Her professional experience spans IT & telecommunications, banking and finance, the aviation industry, the community education sector, education and training, manufacturing, state government and professional services. 

Jill is passionate about careers and job seeking and has a special interest in IT industry jobs, overseas/migrant professionals and working with people who have English as their second language.

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2 Clarendon Street, South Warf,Melbourne,VIC,Australia

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