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  • PMI Space Coast Veteran Spotlight (Week 3)

    Our Veteran spotlight this week is

    Technical Sergeant Michael Gosselin, USAF, Retired!

    Thank you for your service!!

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    Technical Sergeant Michael Gosselin (Ret) is continuing his project management journey after retiring from the Air Force in June 2021. He has been a member of the PMI Space Coast chapter since January 2021. He works in a small writing and editing company, The Military Editor® Agency, with his wife, Brunella Costagliola. Michael uses the business skills he learned during his

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  • Program Spotlight - Vets2PM

    vets2pmVets2PM is a federally, nationally, and FL state-certified training and placement shop helping military veterans land meaningful, lucrative post-service careers.  In fact, using their Department of Defense approved SkillBridge program curriculum and tools, they have helped over 4,000 and counting military veterans do just that.  In only six years! 

    They help veterans translate their military mission and operational experience into project, HR, cyber, and general management; they train them to

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  • PMI Space Coast Veteran Spotlight (Week 4)

    Our last Veteran spotlight for the month of November is

    Suzanne Short, PMP!

    Thank you for your service!!

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    Suzanne Short, PMP, started her journey with the USAF with a Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) scholarship to study Aeronautical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Upon graduation, she was commissioned in the USAF as a Second Lieutenant.

    Suzanne was stationed at Robins AFB as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer. She worked first with KC-135s and then C-5s.  At the time, the USAF had

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  • Program Spotlight - Hiring Our Heroes

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    The Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Fellows Programs are best-in-class workforce development programs that place highly skilled and educated transitioning service members, military spouses, and military caregivers with employers committed to hiring them.

    HOH internship programs range from six to twelve weeks and connect service members, military spouses and military caregivers with companies that provide experiential opportunities with the goal of hiring.

    The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship

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  • Welcome to PMI Space Coast Florida Chapter

    Project Management Institute: is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI has members in 195 countries, with almost 300 local chapters across the globe and  over 500,000 total members, PMI is a powerful organization. PMI advances

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Virtual Dinner Meeting: How to Thrive in the Covid-19 Gig Economy?

Join us for a special workshop on How to Thrive in the (Covid-19) Gig Economy? presented by Michael Nir

With the impact of Covid-19 upon us the Gig economy is accelerating – do not be left behind!

In this talk you get to practice and develop critical skills to thrive in the Gig economy!

### You also receive the BOLDeR© Imagine Blue Ocean FREE: https://bit.ly/imagineYou And discounts to guides, tools and practice tips! Check out: BOLDeR© Realize Your Power ####

What do an Uber driver, a scrum master, a freelance designer, and a contract project manager / product owner have in common? The answer is that they are all a part of the gig economy.

One of the fastest growing trends in employment is a move away from full-time contracts. Instead, both employers and workers are pursuing alternative arrangements, including temporary or project-based contracts.

It wasn’t that long ago that people graduating from college or university would go searching for a permanent position with regular pay periods, consistent hours and employee benefits. However, the proportion of such jobs is shrinking.

The emergence of new digital technologies has meant a shift in companies’ employment strategies. They are looking to reduce their costs by hiring less full-time staff in favor of short-term support based on immediate needs.

On the flip side, peoples’ preferences regarding job structures are also changing. Workers have realized that contracting out their services to a mix of companies allows them flexibility in determining the amount of time they spend working and the types of work they do.

Where the two sides meet is where we find the gig economy.

Those participating in the gig economy call themselves freelancers, independent professionals, contract workers and independent contractors. It’s easy to think of this group as a bunch of millennials looking to escape the traditional 9 to 5, but among those participating in the gig economy are experienced nurses, project managers, scrum masters, agile coaches, engineers and marketing consultants.

Talk learning objectives – be BOLDeR© – based on Michael BOLDeR© Survival Guide https://bit.ly/SuccessPDFeBook

  • What are the fundamental pre-requisites for branding yourself for gig economy employment?
  • What does it take to thrive in the Covid19 gig economy?
  • How can you prepare for gig economy employment?

Participants receive BOLDeR© Imagine Blue Oceans: https://bit.ly/imagineYou

They also receive a SPECIAL discount to Michael’s, BOLDeR© Realize Your Power https://bit.ly/imagineYou

BOLDeR© Technique:

  • Believe – fast failure wins, change the narrative
  • Open your eyes – core competencies, NLP, SI
  • Let’s move ahead – plan and budget
  • Dance to the music – use Agile Kanban to flow
  • Retrospect – cadence is king

 Registration is free and required due to security concerns. Please register prior to Noon, February 23rd. We will send out a secure, password protected Teams meeting link the afternoon of the event. If for any reason you have difficulty logging in or don't receive the link prior to 5:30 PM, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will do our best to assist.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 02-23-2021 6:00 pm
Event End Date 02-23-2021 7:30 pm
Registration Start Date 12-19-2020
Cut off date 02-23-2021 12:00 pm
Individual Price This event is free of charge
No. of Strategic PDUs 1
Location Conference Call

Speakers

Michael Nir

President, Sapir Consulting US

Michael Nir is a Business Agility Architect and Strategist known for his passion, creativity and innovation. His master’s in engineering and training in Gestalt balance his technical know-how with emotional intelligence. Michael inspires people and teams to change, experientially and emotionally, while climbing the hill and reaching the summit.

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