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Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Le Chateau
410 Cass Street 
La Crosse, WI 54601
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PMI La Crosse - Rochester Chapter 
 PMI La Crosse - Rochester Chapter presents

It’s All About Networking – Navigating The Networking Concept for Success!


15th Anniversary Chapter Birthday Party!!!


September 27th, 2018 - La Crosse, WI

Virtual Team Management: Creating a Culture of Success with Those You Can’t See

Session Description: 

Networking is all the rage!  You hear about it everywhere!  More than 80% of jobs are found thru who you know.  Networking is also a great way to learn about new industries, elements in business strategies and work cultures in different companies!  It can make YOU be the expert on what is happening in the business community!  But, how do you find out who you should know and then how do you navigate the process of informational interviews and participating in networking events to make it work for you?  Come to this work session and learn the how/why/where’s of networking.   We will cover the components of good networking strategies and apply the ideas in real life exercises.

es us razy or gets on our last nerve? It can be so hard to do. This month, learn to maintain your power when in conflict and get to a solution that works for every

About the Speaker:

Tom Colosimo

Tom Colosimo is a Career Architect/Coach.  He prides himself as being a ‘master connector’ for networking and helping people connect with people for success.  Tom is not your typical career coach/advisor.  Along the way, Tom has been an accountant within manufacturing, retail and banking compliance for over 20 years.  He then went on to be a third party recruiter for 6 years doing ‘match-making’ within the finance, accounting, marketing, engineering and technology areas of focus.

Tom then spent 8 years at the University Of St. Thomas Opus College Of Business as a Graduate Career Coach/Corporate Relations Manager for the business programs on the Minneapolis Campus.  In this role, Tom excelled at making many corporate connections for the MBA students, bring hundreds of corporate partners to the campus for internships, and perm placements.

Since leaving ‘UST’ in 2016, Tom has continued to expand his experience in several ‘corporate’ recruiting roles and for the past year, has worked for an ‘on-line’ college; Altierus Career College based in Minneapolis.  In this role, Tom has been assisting students and alums all over the country with job searching, resumes, and connecting people with corporate partners for success.

Tom lives in Oakdale with his wife Barb.  They have two adult daughters; Anna and Emily.

o get along with a person who drives us crazy or gets on our last nerve? It can be so hard to do. This month, learn to maintain your power when in conflict and get to a solution that works for everyone.

Schedule of Events:

  • 11:00 a.m. - Sign In, Network
  • 11:15 a.m. - Lunch and President Announcements
  • 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Presentation

Menu List:

House salad, mixed greens, confit tomatoes, nuts and vinaigrette

Marinated and seared chicken breast, demi-glace and broccolini

Lemon mascarpoine cake and fresh blueberries

Dress Code:

The PMI La Crosse - Rochester Chapter does not have a policy for dress code and trusts its attendees to dress appropriately.  Business casual dress is certainly acceptable attire at events and workshops.

Please Note:

Due to the costs associated with catering events and workshops and to allow for quicker registration at the door, please allow us to ask for payment in advance while registering for the event.

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