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2019 Global Workforce Symposium: YP40 Panel on Networking and Career Development [event]

Sep 23, 2019 @ 12:37 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Buildings in downtown Boston Massachusetts

Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium 2019 is in Boston

It Takes a Village! Leveraging your network to manage crisis & develop your career

The upcoming Global Workforce Symposium 2019, hosted by WorldWide ERC, will be held in Boston this year. AIRINC is excited to participate in this great event and AIRINC Relationship Manager, Christopher Ward, will be moderating a YP40 panel discussion entitled, It Takes a Village! Leveraging your network to manage crisis & develop your career.

This session will help you to:

  • Gain insights from Industry Leaders’ first-hand experiences building & leveraging their network to resolve a specific customer challenge

  • Learn how to leverage your contacts and experiences to advance your career and create your “next” opportunity.

  • Inspire audience to develop and/or strengthen Industry relationships


Session Description

Does “NETworking” sound more like, “NOT-working” to you? Networking is more than just adding connections on LinkedIn or collecting business cards – your industry relationships are key to your success as a mobility professional. Join Worldwide ERC®’s YP40 group for an interactive talk with top industry leaders as they discuss how they’ve built and leveraged their Industry connections to not only solve client issues but advance their mobility careers.


Intended Audience

Designed for young professionals and experienced professionals alike who are interested hearing first-hand stories from Industry Leaders regarding how they have built and effectively leveraged their contacts and relationships.



To join this educational upcoming event, register for the Global Workforce Symposium 2019, 16-18 October 2019 in Boston, MA and reach out to WorldWide ERC to check your eligibility:

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Topics: Mobility Policy, Worldwide ERC, Global mobility, Mobility trends, Events

Gerald Abbey

Written by Gerald Abbey

Gerry currently fills a dual role as a manager of expatriate housing within AIRINC’s Data and Analysis Department and as Social Media Marketing Manager. As a member of the housing team since 2009, Gerry helps train cost of living surveyors in international housing data collection and analysis methodology, and also assists in the quarterly release of housing and utility data for over 500 locations. Due to the ever changing mobility needs of AIRINC’s clients, Gerry is also working with a product development team to enhance AIRINC’s housing tools to better service our clients’ needs. As the managing editor for content, style, and publication of AIRINC’s blog, Gerry is able to cross-connect his wealth of data experience into valuable content for our global professional following. Before joining AIRINC, Gerry spent two years living as an expatriate in Southeast Asia on a Fulbright Scholarship, teaching and researching international instructional methodology.