Simple Steps and W group are cohosting ‘Time To Shine: Career Talk & Networking’.

WHAT: All-day conference (2 keynotes and 3 panel sessions: K beauty, UX design, career restart)
WHO: Korean women seeking to boost or (re)start their career
WHY: Inspiration, network, and advice from our fellow women
WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11AM ~ 5PM
WHERE: Mitchell Park Community Center (3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303)
BUY TICKETS: https://www.simplestepscc.org/time-to-shine-2019/#tts-tickets
Lunch and beverages are included. Early-bird ticket sales end on 8/31.


Who’s speaking this year: 
Want to see how it was last year?


Event Sponsorship

There are different ways to support the ‘Time To Shine’ event. If you want to become an event sponsor, please go to the VIP Tickets page here: https://www.simplestepscc.org/time-to-shine-2019/vip-tickets/
Sponsors Benefits
  • Logo on Simple Steps website and Time To Shine 2019 poster/booklet
  • Complimentary tickets – up to 5 tickets for VIP Silver($250), up to 10 tickets for VIP Gold($500)
  • PR/marketing table on-site (11am – 5pm on September 21)
  • Access to potential candidates for recruitment
  • Networking event for sponsors

Simple Steps is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and your donation qualifies for tax exemption (Tax ID: 82-1540693).
Please email donations@simplestepscc.org if you need a donation receipt from us.


Calling All Craftswomen

“Her Creations: Handmade Arts & Crafts Fair”
We are looking for women of handcrafted arts and crafts to participate in “Her Creations: Handmade Arts & Crafts Fair” on November 1 & 2, 2019. We are accepting a wide range of works including paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, textiles, photography, culinary arts and more. “Her Creations” is a great opportunity to showcase your talent as well as special gifts before the holidays.

The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2019. Early applications are encouraged as space is limited. Selected applicants will be notified within 7 days from the deadline.

APPLY HERE: https://bit.ly/2yV1eEs

If you have any questions, please email exhibition@simplestepscc.org.



New Initiative: Mock Interview

Simple Steps is starting a mock interview initiative with Hana Park, a former executive recruiter.

If you want to try a 30-minute mock interview, please email careers@simplestepscc.orgwith your full name, phone number, resume, and one paragraph on your biggest challenge in preparing the interview.

Hana Park, CPA (inactive)
Hana most recently worked as an executive recruiter and helped accounting and finance professionals and companies in the greater Seattle area to find ideal matches. Before that, she worked as an auditor, data analytics manager, finance and operations manager, and corporate strategy executive in Technology, Insurance, and Finance industries at start-up companies, a mid-size regional company, and a Fortune 500 company. Hana also participated in community building and board leadership positions at non-profit organizations.

Hana’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hana-park/

Hana’s quotes:
“I love learning. I love helping. I love being vulnerable and finding new-self. And I believe in taking simple steps to get to where I want to go. The most rewarding part of working as an executive recruiter was to help people find balance and fulfillment in their life and get to the next level of achievement.”


Upcoming Event & Course

How to Create a Professional Network

When: Thursday, September 12, between 10:30AM ~ 12PM
Where: Midtown Room at Palo Alto Mitchell Park Library (3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303)
RSVP required: https://www.simplestepscc.org/event/how-to-create-your-professional-network/
About the speaker:
Reynold has coached professionals at every career stage, from returning homemakers to rapidly rising stars and mid-career managers. During his 30+ year career coaching and executive search career, including 20+ years at Egon Zehnder, he has enjoyed working cross-culturally with clients from across the US, Europe, and Asia. He is a licensed attorney in New York and California and teaches Business Law at UCSC.


10-Week Business English Course

When: 10:30AM ~12PM on every Tues/Thus, starting 9/10 until 11/19
Where: Hacker Dojo (3350 Thomas Rd #150, Santa Clara, CA 95054)
Register: https://www.simplestepscc.org/programs/10-week-business-english-course/About the instructor: Denise Hall has been teaching language arts for a little over 20 years. She is the founder of The Scholars Hall, a writing academy for Elementary to HS students, located in Palo Alto. Her focus is on cognitive skills using classical education methods.

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