Events

Upcoming Events – The calendar to the right lists upcoming sessions.  Click on a highlighted date to see events and click on an event for more information and to pre-register via Eventbrite. Walk-ins are welcome at most events as seating capacity allows; pre-registration ensures your place is reserved.

GO! Network’s Programs

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The Professional Development Speaker Series

GO! Network’s signature program happens almost every Tuesday* and provides job seekers with the right thinking, tools, and resources to successfully navigate their career journey. Recognized leaders from around the nation are selected for their proven ability to provide a variety of perspectives on a wide range of topics, as well as a source of inspiration and motivation.

Tuesday morning Speaker Series events are open to the public and anyone can enjoy up to two of these events at no cost and with no obligation. After attending twice, please become a GO! Network Annual Member; admission is included in annual membership.

*Tuesday morning Speaker Series events take place every Tuesday except when evening Networking For Life events are scheduled and holidays.

Networking For Life

In conjunction with the Speaker Series, Networking For Life is a monthly happy hour networking session that allows newcomers to mingle with other GO! Network members, corporate partners, and community members, as well as GO! Network alumni and spouses. The goal of Networking For Life is to facilitate connections between individuals for mutual career growth and opportunities. Networking For Life is on a Tuesday evening from 5PM-7PM at a different corporate sponsor location each month.

Networking For Life events include appetizers and drinks, are business casual, open to the public, and admission is included in GO! Network Annual Membership. Admission for non-members is $5 at the door.

Introduction to LinkedIn

GO! Network’s LinkedIn training is a two-session class scheduled on back-to-back Tuesday afternoons once a month. These sessions start with helping individuals think through a LinkedIn strategy and build a profile to fulfill their goals, along with helping them broaden their search and reach out to a wider market. If you’ve ever wondered about the etiquette of reaching out to someone on LinkedIn, this class is for you.

LinkedIn Introduction I and II are open to the public and included in GO! Network Annual Membership. Admission is $20 per session at the door for non-members.

Skill Development Workshops

This seven-week curriculum is an interactive experience focused on building concrete job skills, personal brand marketing, and interview skills that will serve you not only in your job search, but also throughout the rest of your career. These workshops are offered on a rotating basis over a period of 60-90 days and work in coordination with the Speaker Series.

Skill Development Workshops: Course Outline

GO! RECOVER week 1 • Let out your frustrations, then set your new job search foundation

GO! DISCOVER week 2 • Assessment tools to help rediscover all the great things you can do.

GO! BRAND week 3 • Develop new ways to tell people about you.

GO! TARGET week 4  • Determine what career you would like to have, or investigate entrepreneurship.

GO! NETWORK week 5 • Find prospects and learn how you can help each other.

GO! INTERVIEW week 6 • Show that future employer who you are.

GO! LAND week 7 • Congratulations! Making the most of your new job offering.

Service Projects

GO! Network Service Project programs give participants the opportunity to give back to St. Louis while learning new skills, maintaining and sharpening existing skills, building their resumé, and connecting to other professionals from the area.

 

New to GO! Network? Join us at 8:15 am Tuesday morning for a brief orientation where you will learn more about GO! Network and its mission.  The orientation takes place at The Partnership Center on the 5th floor. No registration required.

SLATE Reminder: Bob Petrich of SLATE will be available for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) orientation on the first Tuesday of each month following GO! Network programming. Sessions take place at 11:30 a.m. on the fifth floor after the regular Tuesday morning Speaker Series. The WIA is a federal program that provides re-training funds for dislocated (laid-off) workers. This is a service that has helped many of our members receive additional training to prepare for their next opportunity. Please attend the orientation session to see if you’re eligible or to learn more about this free program.  No registration required.