Successful Virtual Meetings and Interviews

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Name: Successful Virtual Meetings and Interviews
Date: April 17, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Set yourself and your team of engineers or other technical professionals up for productive one-on-one meetings and seamless team-to-client interviews. Participants will learn how to interact effectively, convey complex concepts persuasively, and keep the audience engaged while using virtual meeting tools. Topics include how to:
  • Conduct a test run before the virtual meeting or interview.
  • Adapt to the client’s virtual meeting program.
  • Build and share an agenda to keep the participants focused.
  • Use proper lighting to avoid an unflattering appearance.
  • Ensure your audio input and output are at the correct levels.
  • Deal with technical difficulties and other interruptions.
  • Use a background that doesn’t distract.
  • Avoid awkward moments that can derail virtual meetings or interviews.
  • Designate a team leader to manage interaction through messaging.
  • Differentiate your team from other engineering firms.
  • Use eye connection through the camera to build trust.
  • Demonstrate that you are a seamless team, even virtually.
  • Maintain positive body language when sitting in front of a computer.
  • Present visuals that support your content effectively.
 This 90-minute virtual workshop will include a discussion of the pros and cons of online meeting tools such as Zoom, WebEx, Microsoft Teams, and more. Participants will complete a short survey after they register to ensure the content is focused on what is most important to the group.

About the Presenter:

Scott Johnston, Johnston Training Group principal, strategist, and facilitator, leads the Johnston Training Group programs that enable technical professionals to present powerfully, write purposefully, and interview successfully. He has helped A/E/C firms at every stage of the process differentiate themselves and win more work—from early proposal creation to the final project interview. Scott has spoken at the Society for Marketing Professional Services, ACEC, and American Institute of Architects events.

Registered participants will be sent a link to participate in Zoom webinar. 
Date/Time Information:
Friday, April 17 
8:00-9:30 am 
Contact Information:
Claire Inslee
$75 for Members
$125 for Non-Members
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