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Creating a Framework for Successful Career and Life

When Apr 10, 2014
from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Where 208 Business Building
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Presented by: Women in Business, Multicultural Women’s Forum, and WMBA

6:30pm-7:00pm - Pizza and refreshments

7:00pm-8:00pm - Presentation



Professor James Hamerstone and Lindsay Musser Hough, a Deloitte consultant, will present a road map for career success. The presentation will help young women and men learn how to succeed in a career while balancing that with the rest of their life. It offers practical advice, based on comprehensive research. They lay out the building blocks of a successful lifelong career, focusing on blending skills such as communication, negotiation, leadership, career path navigation, ambition, mentoring, work-life fit, and personal branding; all of which need to be done in a global environment. Each topic includes a summary of key research and offers realistic, concrete suggestions for how any woman can achieve success in both her career and life.


Prior to becoming a professor at Gettysburg College, Hamerstone was the senior vice president of human resources at Case Western Reserve University Hospital and held senior positions at TRW and digital equipment where he hired a very large number of new college graduates, both in engineering, finance, and other disciplines.


Lindsay Musser Hough has worked in the management consulting industry for more than10 years. Her area of consulting expertise is in assisting government agencies implement large-scale transformations and innovative programs. She has worked with clients ranging from the US Transportation Security Administration to the PA Department of Public Welfare. Throughout her career, Hough has been active in workplace diversity and inclusion efforts and has coached many young men and women on career development topics including networking, work-life fit, and personal branding.

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