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JA Speaker Series Powered by PPL

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When: Thursday, April 28, 2022
Where: Zoom
Time: 11:00 AM ET
Calling all students from grades 7 through 12! Listen as three PPL associates Monica Brooks, Rita Rosario and Jameson Collins speak about their journey to a career with PPL.

Some sample topics students will learn about:

• What did I want to be when I was in middle or high school? How does that connect to where I am today?
• What education, training, or certifications have I acquired? Do I use them in my daily work?
• How many different types of jobs have I had? Did all of them relate to my current position?
• What advice would I give to my younger self, if I could do my career path over again?
• What is the first job I had, and how did I get hired?
• What did I learn from my first job—positive or negative?
• Was my first job in the field I still work in today? Why did I change fields?
• What tips do I have about successful job hunting? What unsuccessful job-hunting experiences have I learned from?
• Do I have any guidance on writing a résumé, filling out a job application, or other job-hunting skills?
• What do I look for when I hire someone?
• What’s my top tip for successful job interviewing? What’s the biggest mistake in interviewing?
• Is there anything unique to consider if students want to enter my career field?
• When and how did I come to an agreement about how much to accept in wages or salary?
• What does my day-to-day work look like? What do I do? What do I love about my work?
• When I have a decision or problem at work, how do I go about solving it?
• How has my work ethic affected me in individual jobs or over my whole career?
• Have I gotten a promotion or job change that taught me a valuable lesson?
Where do I see myself in 5 years, and how do I plan to get there?

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