• Webinar: Career Strategies in Economic Development

Webinar: Career Strategies in Economic Development

  • December 16, 2010
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Online

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is pleased to offer its next Marketing Masters Webinar, titled "Career Strategies in Economic Development".

Career planning should not be left to chance. If you are interested in advancing your career in economic development, start now by registering for this professional development webinar.


Our three experts – a top economic development executive recruiter and two seasoned development professionals – US and Canada – provide different perspectives on career planning in economic development. Get the inside story from the person in the board room when the decision is made as well as the “been there done that” professionals who have successfully worked in multiple communities.


Don’t wait until a change is eminent to begin thinking about your career strategy.


Some of the issues to be discussed in this webinar include:

  • What does the competitive landscape look like for top jobs?
  • How have the expectations changed in recent years?
  • What are selection committees/boards looking for in a candidate?
  • What should be included and excluded from a resume?
  • Is social media activity considered in hiring?
  • If I want one of the top jobs in 10 years, what should I do now?
  • Staff positions for career development.
  • Spouse and family considerations.
  • Contract or no contract.
  • Leaving on good terms.
  • Difference between working economic development within a Chamber vs an EDO.

Plus, there will be ample time for your questions during the Q&A session.


Don't miss this opportunity to start or refine your career plan.


Featured Presenters:

  • Eric N. Peterson, Waverly Partners, Ohio
  • Vicki Pratt-Gerbino, CEcD, President, Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition, Kansas
  • Kyle Burnham, Executive Director, Burlington Economic Development Corp. Ontario, CANADA


   Eric P. Canada, Blane, Canada Ltd.

Bring your questions. Bring your curiosity. Bring your team!


Register Now

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