Career Management During COVID

Becky Rasmussen

Career Management During COVID

Date(s) - June 02, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


The U.S. has experienced record-high unemployment with over 36 million U.S. workers filing for unemployment in the past six weeks, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In our national history, the economy has never seen this magnitude of layoffs. However, many companies are still hiring!

The job search and hiring process poses new and evolving challenges (and opportunities) for both candidates and talent acquisition professionals during this economic and health crisis.

How can you contribute what you have to offer? Join us as we bring together a panel of career experts and talent acquisition professionals from prominent organizations in our region to share their knowledge, perspectives, insights, and experiences to help you identify new possibilities in the current marketplace! Learn:

  • How today’s marketplace is different
  • What new skills and abilities employers may be seeking
  • New opportunities this market may offer
  • How to think like an employer
  • Roni Chambers, VP Coaching Excellence, IMPACT Group
  • Bernie Frazier, SPHR, Founder & President, CareerCompass LLC
  • Mark Grieman, Founder & CEO, ROI Search Partners
  • Michelle King, VP Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, Reinsurance Group of America

Free and open to all; registration is required.

About Our Panelists

Roni Chambers is a seasoned human resource professional with extensive experience aligning HR initiatives with overall business objectives. In her role as VP Coaching Excellence at IMPACT Group, she provides leadership to a team of 200+ relocation and outplacement coaches across the globe, ensuring coaching excellence for job seekers at all levels in their careers. She maintains a vibrant coaching community to encourage collaboration, knowledge sharing, and connections between coaching experts.

Author of “Your Success is in YOU!: Empowering and Equipping You to Create Your Best Career Ever!”, Bernie Frazier, SPHR, is an author, speaker, career coach/strategist, and talent acquisition expert whose mission is to help people overcome barriers to greater career success. Bernie has coached clients globally from C-Suite executives to individual contributors. Bernie has also served as the “Career Coach” on KSDK’s Today in St. Louis – the St. Louis NBC affiliate, shared timeless job search tips on SiriusXM and KTRS 550 AM radio in St. Louis, and is a contributing writer for Thrive Global.

As CEO of ROI Search Partners, Mark Grieman focuses on helping clients successfully accomplish their business objectives through their people, with experience in Executive and Leadership Recruiting, Pre-hire Assessments, Executive Coaching and Team Effectiveness. Mark is a business and community leader with creative and relentless problem-solving abilities. He has represented the U.S. Peace Corps in Botswana, and has provided leadership in numerous civic and business organizations. Mark is a graduate of Amherst College, and holds an Executive Master’s in International Business degree from St. Louis University.

As VP Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, Michelle King leads the strategy and execution of global talent acquisition, diversity & inclusion initiatives for Reinsurance Group of America, Inc., a leader in the life reinsurance industry with $14.3 billion in revenue and $3.5 trillion of life reinsurance in force. RGA serves clients from operations in 26 countries around the world, delivering expert solutions in individual life, living benefits and group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting, and product development. Michelle has more than 20 years experience in human resources and talent acquisition across technology, entertainment and financial sectors.