Creating Credibility as a Young and Emerging Professional

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Calling all young professionals!

Claire Petrie

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Noon-1 p.m. EST

If you identify as a young or emerging professional, join us for this webinar! Claire Petrie, BS '14, will share her stories, examples and tips that helped her grow quickly in her career & they’ll help you grow in yours too! Gaining credibility as a young professional can be hard when everyone knows you’re light on experience, so what do you do? Navigating the workplace, getting involved in the company and making connections outside of your day to day tasks is important to move up, but where do you start? Getting started with reaching out to people and networking seems intimidating, but we’ll talk about how it’s actually easy & fun, even in a virtual environment! You’ll leave this session feeling more confident, supported & energized.

About Claire Petrie
Claire Petrie, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP, is currently the Sr Manager Talent Acquisition at Unifrax and President of Claire Petrie HR & Training. She has used LinkedIn, Twitter, and networking to build her personal brand and uncover new opportunities for herself and the companies she’s worked for. She’s passionate about helping other professionals do the same! Claire has more than seven years of successively diverse human resources management experience with privately-owned and publicly-traded global leaders. Claire holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in HR from the University at Buffalo and an MBA from Niagara University. She is an active member and blogger for SHRM, and also a member of SHRM’s Young Professional Advisory Council. She serves as the Professional Development Director on the Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association (BNHRA) Board of Directors, is a Board Member and Camp Counselor for Empower Camp, and is an Organizer for DisruptHR Buffalo. Claire is also a member of the University at Buffalo’s Young Alumni Leadership Council and was recently named Aluma of the Year by the School of Management’s Career Resource Center.