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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Banchetti's Banquet Facility and Grove
550 North French Road
Amherst, NY 14228

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ABWA WNY Charter Chapter

October Professional Development Meeting Wednesday October 17, 2018

Please join us for our American Business Women's Association-WNY Charter Chapter monthly professional development meeting. October's Professional Development Meeting will be held on Wednesday October 17th at Banchetti's Banquet Facility and Grove starting at 5:30pm.

We welcome you to explore growth both personally and professionally, while networking with other women in business in the WNY area!  This months keynote speaker is an  Award Winning Resume Writer, Executive Career & Interview CoachCathy Lanzalaco, presenting, "The Ins and Outs of Today’s Résumé Writing: What’s In and What’s Out."

Your résumé is often the first opportunity you will have to make an impression on a potential employer or client, so make it a positive one! A résumé crafted with today’s best practices will effectively introduce your brand, showcase your accomplishments and qualifications, and influence the reader as to why they need to hire you!

Today’s résumé is a branding document, a marketing document, a networking document, and a financial document. It’s not your father’s résumé anymore! Learn the best practices in résumé writing today and how the right job search tools can set you apart from the competition and set you up for greater career success.

Cathy Lanzalaco founded Write-Résumé-For-The-Job after serving for many years as a senior level human resources leader in the warehouse, healthcare, and grocery industries. No stranger to reinventing and launching new careers for herself, she now helps others make the changes they seek to improve the quality of their lives and achieve their career ambitions.

Entrepreneur, Business Owner, and Instructor

After working in human resources for over 15 years, reviewing thousands of résumés and interviewing hundreds of candidates, Cathy wanted to share her expertise and knowledge to help individuals looking for a new job, or a different career, and help them get the edge they needed to succeed. So, in January 2017, she launched Write-Résumé-For-The-Job and now successfully serves local and national job seekers and those transitioning into new careers.In addition to leading her successful business, Cathy is also an adjunct professor at Niagara University in Lewiston, NY teaching Human Resources Management to students in the College of Business. She has also served as a guest lecturer at The Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart in Eggertsville, NY for the senior internship students, advising on résumé writing and career preparation techniques to set them up for success as they begin their college careers.

2018 ROAR Award Winner and Published Résumé Writer

Cathy has just returned from Seattle, Washington where she accepted the 2018 ROAR Award for New Writers Modern Classic Résumé at the annual National Résumé Writers’ Association conference. In December, she will have a new college graduate résumé published in Modernize Your Résumé: Get Noticed…Get Hired, 2nd Ed., Emerald Career Publishing.

Cathy holds an MBA and BS in Business Management from the State University of New York. She obtained national certifications as a Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW), Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and retains an active NYS license as a Registered Nurse. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association (BNHRA). Cathy is also a member of the Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches (PARWW/CC), The National Résumé Writers’ Association (NRWA) and Career Thought Leaders.

Please join us and learn all about the Ins and Outs of Resume writing! Looking forward to seeing you on October 17th!



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