Brad Whitworth to host SPARK Nov. 19

“Managing Your Communications Career in a VUCA*” Economy * (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity & Ambiguity)

SPARKER: Brad Whitworth

It doesn’t matter whether you’re actively looking for your next position or you’re content where you’re working now, there are steps you should be taking today to manage your career.

Brad will share strategies that you should put to work now to help position you for your next role. You’ll hear how to blend social media and traditional communication to help you improve your employ-ability quotient. Brad will tell you what qualities he looks for in candidates today. Be sure to bring your questions to ask of someone who’s hired hundreds of employees during his own 35-year career in organizational communications.

Thursday, Nov. 19 

9 AM PT / Noon ET

Google Hangout On Air Event:

Twitter: #IABCSoRegSPARK


Brad, ABC, CMP, IABC Fellow, is senior communication manager at Cisco. Brad joined Cisco in 2007 and today leads integrated communication for the part of the company that builds partner ecosystems for new markets. Before Cisco, Brad led communication programs at HP, PeopleSoft and AAA.

He earned undergraduate degrees in both journalism and speech at the University of Missouri and an MBA at Santa Clara University. A former broadcaster, Brad has made more than 300 presentations to executives, communicators, and university classes around the world. Brad has a long history with IABC, including serving as chairman of the international board and president of two local chapters. He is one of the authors of The IABC Handbook of Organizational Communication.

Follow Brad on Twitter: @bradwhitworth


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