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The Art of Managing Your Career

Sold out! Join us and the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce for a lunch to learn more about how to effectively managing your career.


the art of managing your career
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Join us for a luncheon with John Strackhouse, Alyse Bodine and Stephanie Tan of Heidrick & Struggles to learn more about how to effectively managing your career. This event is organized in partnership with the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce and will be held at Swissnex in San Francisco.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., is one of the world’s top executive search and leadership advisory firms, blending executive search and leadership consulting.  The company is publicly traded (HSII), employs close to 1,500 people in 70 offices globally and reports annual revenue of $500+ million.

John Strackhouse is a partner and an active member of the CEO and Board of Directors Practice. Alyse Bodine is a Principal with the Philadelphia office and serves as a member of the firm’s global Financial Officers and Private Equity/Venture Capital practices. Stephanie Tan is a Senior Associate and active member of the Global Private Equity and Venture Capital and Technology Practices.

What you will learn:
  • Introduction of Topic and Team
    Tips on setting personal goals. Do’s and Don’ts on managing one’s career objectives.  The importance of a sustained track record of results with strategic career moves when you make transitions.
  • Overview on Retained Executive Search
    Retained versus Contingency search firms. Search process overview. Tips on how to work with retained search from a candidate’s perspective and a client’s perspective.
  • Select Marquee CFO Searches
    Client situation. Unique elements about the search.  Background of the placed candidate, case studies.
  • Conclusion
    Heidrick’s relationships with Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum in Geneva, and with John Doerr and Bill Joy at Kleiner Perkins, Silicon Valley. Tips on managing your career.
Register Online   (This event is sold out)
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time:  11:45 AM Registration & Networking; 12:15 PM Box Lunch; 12:30 PM Guest Speaker; 1:15 PM Q&A; 1:30 PM Conclusion.   A box lunch with sandwiches and beverages will be served.
Location: Swissnex, 730 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
WCNC members and accompanied guests: $20 per person. Members of Affiliate Clubs:  $20 per person. Non-member alumni and other guests: $40 per person. Registrations after 4:00pm on Tuesday, May 22nd are an extra $10 per ticket. Cancellations after 4:00pm on Tuesday, May 22nd at the discretion of the WCNC. No charge for Wharton Club Gold Ticket Members (but remember as always to register via the above 'Register Online' link.)

John Strackhouse, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles
John Strackhouse is a partner with Heidrick & Struggles, and an active member of the CEO & Board of Directors Practice.

With over 25 years of experience, John is frequently quoted in Business Week, Newsweek, and Fortune magazines, and has been featured on the Nightly Business Report on issues around leadership and executive search. Since John joined the firm in 1995 he has completed over 250 search assignments.

John has extensive experience with financial sponsors in private equity firms and venture funds.
John serves on the board of Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, and is also a featured speaker at industry conferences including Internet World and The Economist.

John received his bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University.

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