Classes, Seminars, and Events in the Fall

Simple Steps is planning a variety of lectures, seminars, and events in the fall. Stay tuned, mark your calendar, and register for as many as you wish!

Lecture: How to Create A Professional Network

Are you planning to get back in to the job market? Is this the first time that you are searching for a job in the US? Simple Steps will be hosting a lecture with a guest speaker on how to understand the US job market and create a professional network. See details

Seminars: UX Research and Localization/QA

Attending these seminars would be an excellent opportunity for you to grow your network and learn in-depth knowledge about your fields on interest. This fall, we will invite professionals in UX research and Localization/QA.

Business English Classes

We will launch English classes to help our members improve their communication skills. This program will be a mix of lectures and role-play based workshops. Our tentative schedule is Tue/Thur, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM for 10 weeks, starting from September. See details.

Arts and Crafts Fair

Simple Steps is calling all moms who want to showcase their arts and crafts items to the community. From drawings/illustrations and paintings to jewelry and food/culinary, a wide variety of handmade goods are all welcome. Registration will open in August and the fair will be in November.

 

 

Welcoming Our New Sponsors

We are grateful to work with our new corporate partners and would like to thank them for supporting us. We are looking forward to future collaborations!

Draper Athena is an early-stage venture capital firm with offices in Silicon Valley, Korea, and China. Draper Athena hired an Executive Assistant through Simple Steps.

 

Hyprsense provides real-time facial motion capture technology to enable live animation. Hyprsense recently hired an administrative staff member through Simple Steps.

 

Wisen Space aims to empower students and communities with coding through real projects. Wisen Space provides internship opportunities for talented women.

 

 

Meet Our Members

 

 

Upcoming Events

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.

 

Time To Shine 2019

When: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Where: El Palo Alto Room, Palo Alto Mitchell Park Community Center 

Please see the links below to see information on last year’s Time to Shine.
Webpage:
 https://hellosscc.wixsite.com/simplesteps/time-to-shine
Blog: https://hellosscc.wixsite.com/simplesteps/blog/time-to-shine

 

 

A Few More Things…

An Article For you:

The Ultimate Job Interview Preparation Guide

Goldman Sachs Career Pivot Program: 

Goldman Sachs launched a virtual preparation program to support professionals at any stage in the career search. Register for the program by Oct 6.
https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/professionals/career-pivot-series.html?cid=scl%2Dnp%2Dlinkedin%2Devergreen%2Dpost%2D20171&sf216401975=1

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