MIDWEST March Meeting (AM Session)
Assistant Winter Workshop (PM Session)
Monday March 9, 2015
Midwest Golf House
Lemont, IL 60439
Class C Members, Class AA and Honorary Members:
$25 per person
All other membership classes: $55 per person
Price Includes: Coffee & Rolls and Lunch
GCSAA Education Approved: 0.60 CEU's
Guests are Welcome
8:30 a.m. Registration, Coffee & Rolls
9:00 a.m. Bill Brown*, Turf Republic & iTurf Apps
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Annual Assistant Winter Workshop (all attendees encouraged to stay and participate)
Carol Rau*, Golf Career Consultant
Career Advancement Roundtable
3:30 p.m. Conclusion
Speaker: Bill Brown, Founder/CEO Turf Republic
"The Mobile Turfgrass Office and Building Your Brand with Social Media"
The Mobile Turfgrass Office
Being a mobile turfgrass manager can provide you the ability to streamline business, agronomic and cultural systems and collaborate wherever and whenever you need. In this seminar you will:
- Utilize mobile devices and applications to more efficiently create and track your IPM and BMP programs for you property
- Overview of top mobile applications for turf mangers including, GPS maps, fertility and plant protectant programs.
- Overview of most current mobile devices and cases to protect them.
Building Your Brand with Social Media
Today’s world provides countless ways to build your professional brand. Learn the importance of brand identification, start each conversation with your “why” and using social media to build your brand.
All Attendees please bring your smart phones and tablets to the talk.
Speaker: Carol D. Rau, Career Advantage Owner and Career Consultant - will lead a session via Skype to kick off the afternoon.
Learn winning marketing strategies and tools to set you apart, and attain your career goals. Approach career searches, documents, and preparation with an intentional strategy to convey your unique strengths and proven results. Topics include resumes, references, cover letters, interviewing, and overall career development.
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Professionally convey their experience, skills, education, and leadership qualities in their resume, cover letter, and interviewing.
- Identify and articulate professional work examples to substantiate performance and results
- Research target audiences and customize career documents and message to fit audience priorities
Carol D. Rau, PHR is a Certified Professional in Human Resources with over twenty years of experience in recruiting, career coaching, resume building, and job search strategies. Ms. Rau founded Career Advantage in 2003 and specializes in inspiring golf industry professionals to stand out among job candidates, conduct winning job searches, and ultimately advance their careers.
Career Advancement Superintendent Roundtable
Assistant Superintendents will have the opportunity to learn first hand from local area golf course superintendents on topics of preparing for the next step, interviewing and what to look for when selecting a club/course/superintendent when offered a position.
Burris Equipment Company
Nels Johnson Tree Experts
Syngenta Professional Products