Build a Meaningful Career for the 21st Century

What's next for your career? The economy is forcing a change in the type of jobs that need to be filled, and technology has changed the way we search for work, promote ourselves, and communicate. Join for an immersive day of expert career guidance, peer support, and techniques for managing your career whether you're currently employed or hot on the job search. See the complete program with speakers.

Connect with opportunities and learn the best ways to acquire new skills. Speakers include career advisors, entrepreneurs, and professionals inside and outside of media sharing their insight and experience to help you get the career you want.

At Mediabistro Career Circus, you'll:

Learn where the jobs are.
The economy drives the need for jobs, sometimes in places that we least expect. Learn what industries hold career opportunities now and what skills you'll need to break through the competition.

Develop a career plan and job search methodology.
Find out how to assess your individual strengths and develop a career management plan and a search strategy that leads to the career that you want.

Gain best practices for building and maintaining an online personal profile.
Learn how to build a powerful presence online, what social networks to use, and how to protect your privacy.

Improve your skill set for a competitive advantage.
Whether you're a journalist who's moved from print to online, or an executive trying to engage customers through social media, we'll tackle the new world of media and technology so you can determine what is critical to learn and where to put your efforts.

Engage with peers and leaders.
Immersive conversation breaks offer attendees and speakers the opportunity to catch up, develop ideas and make new connections between sessions.

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What our attendees had to say about Career Circus 2009:

"I left the career circus feeling more excited and positive than I had in a while. The speakers gave me a much-needed kick in the pants, and I'm using what I learned to create a better job-search strategy and revamp my resume." -- Pam Dawkins

"I think everyone should participate in a mediabistro event. There is a lot of opportunity to meet people with like-minded interests and also to collaborate and helping one another with their projects. What a great day!" -- Rose Heredia

"I never, ever thought that I would laugh so much while at a career event!" -- Mary Mathieux

Career-related videos on Mediabistro On Demand

Manage Your Career Strategy (PREVIEW)
Do you know where you're going next? Work on your career strategy plan with the director of Mediabistro's Job Board, Bill Conneely.
Create a Job Search Strategy (PREVIEW)
Learn how to use social media tools and make smart job search decisions with the director of Mediabistro's Job Board, Bill Conneely.

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