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Welcome to SeaSpin

Free and open to all the Software Development community, our group is comprised of local practitioners, students, academics, and leaders in IT and Software Development. We meet monthly and invite you to join us!

For more information on SeaSPIN, contact Patrick McMonagle or chime in on our LinkedIn group!

April 2nd: Creating a Personal Portfolio: A Facilitated Discussion

Note: The meeting location has changed - please review the meeting information below

Presented by Dave Nave

Artists use a portfolio to show their work. Why shouldn’t the technical fields do the same?

Your main job security is your ability to get your next job. Of course, your most important activity for finding a new job is networking. However, Human Resource department wants resumes and hiring managers only want to know ‘What you can do for me.’ Right or wrong, people believe past performance is indicative of future performance. And leaders believe they can be a good judge of people based on their past.

As a ‘Single Shingle’ consultant (management engineer) and technical service contractor, marketing myself is a struggle. Lets meet on April 2nd, I will share my approach on creating a portfolio and other marketing material. You can share yours. You do have personal marketing material, don’t you?

Dave Nave

Dave is a Management Engineer with a focus on creating the appropriate strategy, culture, structure, processes, and values needed to produce dynamic and meaningful change. He uses his unique combination of Engineering background and business/management perspective to guide organizations towards serving a useful purpose and how to manage them well.

Dave holds an MBA in Management Systems (Deming Scholars Program) from Fordham University and a BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. You can reach Dave at dave@davenave.com.

Meeting Location and Schedule

5:30-6:15 pm: Networking and food supplied by our generous sponsor, Smartsheet
6:15-6:30 pm: Business meeting
6:30-8:00 pm: Featured presentation

The meeting is hosted by:

Smartsheet
Bellevue Place
10500 NE 8th St
Bellevue, WA 98004

Please note - the meeting location has changed:
The meeting will be held in the Training Room, located on the 4th floor of Bellevue Place (the same building we normally meet in).

Enter the Bellevue Place parking lot from westbound NE 8th and take a ticket - parking is free if you leave after 8:00 pm. Take the elevator to the lobby and look for a helpful Smartsheet aide to get you to the 4th floor. Directions to Bellevue Place are on the map to the left.

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