The impact of the past year on the information professional has been substantial. How we work, communicate our profession, and learn to work in the digital space has dramatically changed. In this presentation, we will hear from leaders in IM, Virtual Office, and Social Media to gain insight on how to virtualize our careers. As leaders in information, we must put ourselves ahead of the curve continually as professional digital transformation surfers.

10:00 – 10:30

Panel Discussion: Pandemic Impacts to How We Work

Angela Watt, CIP will guide our presenters through a few questions about the impact the pandemic has had on our profession, how we work, and trends they are seeing from their own subject areas of expertise.

10:30 – 11:00

Breakout mini-session 1Productivity from Home – Time Management from the Trenches

Lindy is the CEO of Rock Solid Administration, a company built to maximize efficiency and minimize the time entrepreneurs are spending in their businesses. Lindy worked from home long before it was cool and has figured out the best apps and tricks to stay on track.

Sarah is the Client Care Manager at Rock Solid Administration and she spends her time ensuring clients are supported, that expectations and Priorities are clear and aligned month over month to ensure value added service month over month. Sarah has worked from home since 2016, with multiple distractions to make things impossible through the years, and is happy to share the lessons she has learned

11:00 – 11:30

Breakout mini-session 2IM Employee to IM Consultant

Irene Gelyk has been an independent RIM/IG consultant since 2012. During the presentation she will talk about her experience in becoming a consultant and address common questions such as: should you incorporate? what it takes to run your own business (pros and cons)? and share lessons learned. She will discuss what would have been helpful to have known before starting out and how to build your network of placement agencies and other services/tools.

Ms. Gelyk is a seasoned professional within the records, information management & information governance (RIM) fields. Prior to becoming a RIM consultant and owner of 2plus2 Consulting Inc., she developed, implemented and project managed enterprise-wide records and information management programs within the private and public sectors

11:30 – 12:00

Breakout mini-session 3: Why LinkedIn ?

Debbie Wemyss, Founder of DW Consulting Solutions, will present an informative presentation titled Why LinkedIn? that will review the main reasons you should have a good presence on the site and what it means for product or service providers and professionals in transition. An overview of what a keyword optimized profile can do to improve your visibility on the site and strategies for effective engagement with your network will be presented. Reference documents will be provided

When: Tuesday March 16, 2021
Where: Online*
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

*This is a virtual event and Zoom information will be shared through your ticket confirmation.

Registration and tickets can be completed through our event page.

This event is eligible for 2 CEU for ARMA’s IGP and AIIM’s CIP

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