Career Support Networking and Strategy Session for the HR Community
Thursday, June 14, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Introductions & Welcome
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Program: Special Guest Speaker
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Lead-sharing, best practices, and networking for attendees
Darren Ford, SPHR will be speaking at Job-Link on June 14th. Darren holds two roles. First, as Principal, Leadership Development for Trinity Industries, Darren is responsible for culture, value, and targeted leadership programs such as High Potential and Plant Manager training. Darren is also a speaker and author. He has several business books including The Millennial Challenge and 3 + 4 Equals Success. Darren will be speaking about the three skills (Effective Communication, Critical Thinking, and Valuing Others) and the four mindsets (be a continuous learner, work hard, work hard, and work hard) needed for career success and satisfaction.
About the Speaker Darren K. Ford, SPHR
With a driving passion to see people succeed, Darren has “reinvented” himself several times throughout his career. After starting in the IT industry as a business development professional, Darren moved to Bulgaria to become headmaster of a small school. After four years, he returned to Texas and started NexGen Leadership, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching leadership and life skills to high school students. Darren then turned his attention to people and culture development, holding titles such as Director of Employee Development and VP Culture & Engagement. Darren now holds two roles. First, as Principal, Leadership Development for Trinity Industries, Darren is responsible for culture, value, and targeted leadership programs such as High Potential and Plant Manager training. Darren is also a speaker and author. He has several business books including The Millennial Challenge and 3 + 4 Equals Success. His current keynote presentation is titled It’s Not About Me and explores how to build a Value People culture.
All Job-Link meetings are planned and organized by the dedicated volunteers of the Career Support Committee.
Did You Know?
The local HR community and DallasHR members are welcome to participate in the following resources to assist you in your job search.
DallasHR membership - Our discounted annual rate of $50 for non-members or a one year complimentary renewal for current members who are unemployed. See "In-Transition Membership Plan" for details. Just by joining as a member you will instantly be connected with more than 2000 local HR professionals.
Networking Events - Meet other professionals who may be able to help you identify or learn more about local organizations hiring. Networking events are held throughout Dallas and Collin Counties.
Virtual Networking - Members of DallasHR can utilize the online member directory or the Member Forum through HRConnect to connect with one another. Members Only.
Career Center - Search local HR jobs, upload your resume searchable by employers, and set up Job Alerts to optimize your chance of landing the perfect position.
HR Education - Investing in yourself if key when searching for a new position. DallasHR offers various in-person or virtual learning programs throughout the year. Many are at no cost or very discounted pricing.