CFP Board Offers Tools and Tips for Landing That Next Job During National Career Development Week

National Career Development Week is November 14th thru to 18th
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Dr. Lisa Andrews, Manager of the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning's CFP Board Career Center

(Washington, DC, Tuesday, November 15, 2016) - Are you looking to make a career change? Perhaps transition into a new field? It can be a daunting process. However, there are resources available to help with networking, resume development, interviewing, and even salary negotiation.

National Career Development Week is November 14 to 18, 2016. Every November, career development professionals are encouraged to celebrate with career related activities. The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning's CFP Board Career Center offers tools and tips for landing that next job.

Lisa discusses:

  • Making a career change/career transition generally, and more specifically in to financial services/financial planning;
  • Interviewing skills;
  • Networking;
  • Job searching techniques;
  • Salary negotiation;
  • Transferable skills; and
  • Resume development.

Lisa Andrews, PhD, is currently the Manager of the Career Center at the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning in Washington, DC. Prior to arriving at the Center, she served as the Director of Career Services for the University of Maryland University College in Adelphi, MD. Previously, she was a Director of Career Services at Stetson University in Deland, Florida. She has been a career development professional for over 20 years, specializing in the career development needs of both adult learners and traditional aged college students. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Elizabethtown College, a masters in counseling and human relations from Villanova University, and a PhD in higher education from the University of Arizona.

CFP Board is a non-profit organization acting in the public interest by fostering professional standards in personal financial planning through its setting and enforcement of the education, examination, experience, ethics and other requirements for CFP® certification.

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