Presenter: Elizabeth Lions
During the past few weeks, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought the American economy to a virtual standstill. With the economy halted, a number of fields, including engineering, have experienced major job loss. IEEE-USA has invited Elizabeth Lions, author, human resources professional and executive career coach, to discuss what people can do right now if they’ve lost their job due to this worldwide pandemic. Ms. Lions will also discuss tips on what others can do to advance their career while practicing social distancing.
About The Presenter
Elizabeth Lions is the author of three books, Recession Proof Yourself, I Quit! Working for You Isn’t Working For Me, and soon-to-be-released Hear Us Roar – Unapologetic Women Leading in Corporate America. She has designed and developed leadership and career courses, webinars and even a radio show entitled, “Leadership Lessons from the Lioness,” featured on Plaid for Women. Over the course of her career, Elizabeth estimates she has read more than 100,000 resumes and hired thousands of professionals in some of America’s top organization, including Intel, Fiserv, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Precision Castparts and AT&T, to name a few. An expert adviser on career conundrums, Elizabeth has been quoted in Yahoo, The Ladders, and Dice job boards. Her words have reached as far as the front page of the Philadelphia Tribune, PBS, CBS Money Watch, Dale Carnegie and John Tesh’s blog. In 2014, she took her leadership courses to Dubai and the Middle East. Bottom line: Elizabeth knows why someone is hired, fired or promoted – often before they do.
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