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Professional Development Meeting - Are You Job Search Ready? Resume Tips and Career Tips with Elizabeth Varrenti & Doug King

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm



Time Zones:
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Arizona Time Zone (8:30 p.m. EST - 11:00 p.m.)

  • 5:30 – 6:00  Professional Networking
  • 6:00 – 6:30  Welcome, Chapter Update & Mission, Speaker Learning Objectives & IIBA Knowledge Areas, and Guest Speaker Introduction
  • 6:30 – 7:30  Are You Job Search Ready? Resume Tips and Career Tips with Elizabeth Varrenti & Doug King
  • 7:30 – 8:00  Speaker Q&A, Job Share, PDM Schedule, & Social Networking time permitting

Overview of Presentation: 
We will discuss getting yourself ready for a job search to include Resume Writing/Preparation, LinkedIn/Social Media, References, and the always fun ‘Compensation’ discussion.  We will also talk about tools for staying relevant in today’s marketplace.  This will encapsulate online learning and the many paths one can take to learn new skills or brush up on current/past technologies.


 IIBA Knowledge Areas: 

  • Other

Learning Objectives: 

  • Packaging
    • Resume
    • LinkedIn Profile
    • ReferencesCompensation (Remote vs On-site) How to handle the comp conversation –
      • Resources for understanding your value in this market
  • Keeping Skills Relevant
    • Online Learning
    • Upskilling or Re-Skilling


  • Business Analysts, Developers, Managers, IT Analysts, IT Job Hunters

Speaker Bio:

Elizabeth Varrenti: Vice President, Sales Operations at MATRIX. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/evarrenti/)

More than 20 years of experience in the IT industry with expertise in software and solutions selling as well as technical staffing services and recruiting (both FTE and contingent labor). Executive leadership roles in sales, operations, business, professional development and recruiting organizations.

Passionate about mentoring women back into the workforce as well as new college graduates via resume building, LinkedIn and social media branding and interview prep. Work with local colleges to prep new graduates for entry into the workplace.

Doug King – Regional Market Leader at MATRIX (https://www.linkedin.com/in/doug-king/)
Doug King is a Market Leader, Sales Manager, Relationship Builder and Team Jester.  With 22 years in the IT Staffing Industry, Doug leads the Phoenix region for MATRIX, offering contract, contract-to-hire and permanent IT staffing services, as well as Agile and DevSecOps coaching.  As a former stand-up comedian, he tries to make work more fun for his clients as well as his team.



A special message from your board:  We value every participant's health and want to continue to offer valued PDMs as we go through this extraordinary time together. Once registered, the call details will be sent before the event. Please make sure you enter your email address upon registration. If you have any questions please reach out to the board@phoenix.iiba.org. We will hold PDM’s online until we feel that it is safe to resume in-person events.   We will continue to have valuable speakers to support our chapter!! 

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Online Professional Development Meeting.
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