Employment Advisory

Speed Networking: Practice Introducing Yourself

Learn how to present yourself in a few sentences (an elevator pitch) to engage your listeners. Coaches Ruth Robbins and Win Sheffield will guide you in getting comfortable with making the answer to the invitation, “Tell me about yourself,” a strength instead of something to be resisted. You will then have the opportunity to practice with others speed-networking style. You might make some good networking contacts at the same time!

About the Instructors
Ruth K. Robbins has been in private practice for 30 years, specializing in career exploration, self-assessment and written communications in support of the job search. She has taught career development workshops at the New York Public Library Job Information Center, the Transition Network and All Soul’s Church Career, to name a few. She is a senior career coach at the White Hawk Group, Outplacement Professionals.

Win Sheffield is a career coach in private practice in New York. He offers strategies and guidance to support his clients to take their work to the next level or establish new careers. He coaches clients in delivering their message, runs workshops, and delivers talks to many industries and alumni groups. Please see details of upcoming talks at winsheffield.com.

This program meets on Zoom. Click here to register.

Since 1950, the Employment Advisory program at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church has provided free seminars for anyone who is seeking employment, exploring new career options or simply trying to keep pace with a fast-changing job market. Programs are offered on the third Tuesday of the month. Our instructors include human resources professionals, recruiters, career coaches and hiring managers from a range of industries. To join our mailing list, email us at employmentadvisory@fapc.org.