Joseph’s People Retreat

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Joseph’s People Retreat 2020

We cordially invite you to attend the 8th Annual Joseph’s People Retreat.

The Theme of our retreat this year will be “Advancing Your Career in a Stressful Job Market.”

Retreat Time and Location

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Malvern Retreat House
315 South Warren Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355

(Please NOTE that we are in a different building than in previous years, so please follow the signs to the McShain Conference Center building.)

It is located on the property, just in a different location. This time, enter the property from the upper entrance (A)

Starts promptly at 2 PM – 6:15 PM EST
(Please arrive before 1:30 PM to sign in.)

(Meet & Greet – Coffee and snacks)

Opening Prayer and Introduction – 2:00 to 2:15 PM

Keynote Speaker – Harriet Stein – 2:15 to 3:15 PM

Ms. Stein, who has taught mindfulness for a decade at Johnson & Johnson, will demonstrate how to integrate this skill into daily life when searching for a job. She will teach how to build a practice into the day with formal and informal activities, improve awareness which will enable increased clarity and foster greater decision making. Ms. Stein learned mindfulness from Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She also completed advanced teacher training at the Myrna Brind Center for Mindfulness at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

(Coffee & Snack Break) – 3:15 to 3:30 PM

Ed Samuel – Speaker – 3″30 PM to 4:30 PM

Ed Samuel, a senior Executive Career Coach and founder of SamNova, Inc, will lead a discussion on the best practices to optimize your job search. Ed will touch on key actions that have made a difference in clients landing jobs, including resume tips, LinkedIn Profiles, engaging in the hidden job market, combating ageism and interviewing musts. He will explain the best practices for each and talk about client success stories. Mr. Samuel has led over 150 executive networking forums with more than 2,750 executives over the last 12 years. He is a summa cum laude graduate from Wilmington University.

Closing Remarks & Prayer – 4:30 to 4:35 PM

Dinner – 4:35 PM to 5:35 PM

Mass – 5:45 PM to 6:15 PM

Everyone is invited to attend whether Catholic or not.
No one is required to attend.