|Title||January Dinner Meeting|
|Topic||Project management and project teams from the project perspective in the construction industry|
|When||January 31st @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm|
Abstract: He will discuss some of the challenges industry partners currently face and how they overcome them. Bill will also share what skills, qualities or traits a project management professional should aspire to develop, and how building a good relationship and project culture with industry partners can help us create a team based on common goals that can work together to deliver successful projects.
Free Professional Headshot, Courtesy of PMI-SAC
PMI-SAC is offering free profile picture for LinkedIn at our Jan 31 dinner meeting. We have contracted a photographer and will have the background canvas all set up. It will be free to chapter members. Shooting time will start around 5pm, and will go till approximately 7pm but will extend it if we have a long line up for a little to accommodate our members.
TIPS before you show up:
Dress Professionally. Because LinkedIn is a professional career and business platform, make sure that your photo depicts you in a manner appropriate for your field. Typically this means a dress shirt for men, a dress, blazer, or nice blouse for women, or a suit for either gender. Choose solid dark colors like blue or black, and don’t pick anything with a pattern that’s too busy. Avoid white; it can make you appear washed out, and red does not translate well online but that may be your personal preference.
Avoid wearing a strapless dress, top, or anything else too revealing that will make you appear naked. The key word here is “professional.” Dressing professionally also means avoiding the use of too much makeup or jewelry and distracting hairstyles.
Be Consistent. When developing your professional online brand, consistency is key. Therefore, it is a good idea to use the same photo for all your professional and social networking profile pictures.
The process is fast if you only want the free headshot, but either way, you’ll need to line up. Wait times will vary depending on how many people show up.
|Speaker Name||Bill Black|
Bio: Bill Black is the current President and Chief Operating Officer of the Calgary Construction Association. He has close to 4 decades of experience in the design and construction industry in a broad variety of roles and industry segments including but not limited to Consulting, Sales and Business Development as well as Executive leadership.