In IT to Win IT – Achieving Success Your Way”

Track: Business

Session Number: 161
Date: Tue, Jun 4th, 2019
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Room: Osceola Ballroom AB

Description:

The difference for our community, our industry, and the generations of female leaders yet to join our industry. With the availability of fiber comes the opportunity for each of us to grow our careers and our influence in the Fiber industry; we have to be In IT to Win IT. Our industry is positively correlated to economic development, home values and connecting communities which represents an opportunity for women at every level to bring benefit to, and take benefit from, the industry. Now is the time for Women to step up and be aggressive about getting what they need and want out of a career in our industry; an industry that is future-proof and fuels growth in technology investment and impact through exciting new entrants to the market. Come join industry thought leader and woman in leadership advocate Janet Schijns as she shares her secrets to success. She will cover:

1. Lessons from the C-Suite to “navigate the double bind” – how to out maneuver the double standard women face in the industry
2. Realities about the “journey to the top” how work life blending really works; hint: there is no work like balance
3. Planning to Succeed; a proven planning approach to help achieve your career goals (take away tool provided to the audience)
4. Networking: 3 secrets about networking the C-Suite never shares
5. Open for Q and A; audience participation
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: Plan for, position and promote your way to a more successful career.
Learning Objective #2: Learn the 3 secrets about networking!
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Planning/early stage, Performing, Prime, Legacy
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: Plan for, position and promote your way to a more successful career.
Learning Objective #2: Learn the 3 secrets about networking!
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Planning/early stage, Performing, Prime, Legacy

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Janet Schijns
CEO
The JS Group