'Career Transition' is topic of Oct. 11 Master's Connection

'Career Transition' is topic of Oct. 11 Master's Connection

From the College of Business Graduate Business Career Services

The next Master's Connection networking breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in Room 201, Opus Hall, Minneapolis campus. Twin Cities "head huntresses" Patricia Comeford and Gina Sauer will share insights from their new book, Lessons From a Headhunter ... With Heart!  Their inspirational and practical presentation will provide the support, encouragement and advice job seekers need to go from thinking about changing jobs to doing it. All current graduate business students and alumni are welcome.

About the speakers

Comeford is the CEO and founder of the Esquire Group, a national search and consulting firm based in Minneapolis. A former practicing attorney, she has helped hundreds of professionals make successful career transitions since forming Esquire in 1989.

Sauer is a career coach and marketing director with Esquire Group. She is also a former practicing attorney, and served as assistant dean for career services at William Mitchell College of Law for nearly a decade. She also served as president of the National Association for Law Placement. Since its release this spring, Lessons From a Headhunter ... With Heart! Has garnered media attention from FOX-9, the Star Tribune and other media, and was recently the focus of a five-part series on KARE-11.

After their presentation, Comeford and Sauer will be available to sign their book, which is available for sale at the Minneapolis campus bookstore (in advance) and at the event.

Registration is $10 at the door. Call (651) 962-8807 for more information or visit the Graduate Business Career Services Web page to register online.

Master's Connection is an ongoing program of the College of Business Graduate Business Career Services office. This monthly event includes a light breakfast, guest speaker, an opportunity to present a 30-second "personal commercial" and additional networking time.