November 2018 Lunch N Learn

November 08, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Refugees Services of Texas
500 East St. Johns Ave, Ste. 1.280
Austin, TX 78752

When:  Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM (1 Leadership PDU)
Location:  Refugees Services of Texas, 500 East St. Johns Ave. Suite 1.280, Austin, TX 78752
Lunch will be in the Georgian Acres Room in the main section of the office building.

PMI Austin Chapter is always looking for new local charities to host our Lunch & Learn sessions. If you know of any charities to highlight, please email our Lunch & Learn Committee Chair, Renee Adair, at

Registration:  $15 (Price includes lunch and your PDU credit) 
Lunch will be provided. Online registration and payment only; no payments will be accepted at the event. 

Presentation Title: Networking for Introverts

For many of us, professional networking is intimidating and a bit scary. At the same time, we also know that networking is a required activity for us to be successful in our careers. Networking helps us develop new contacts for job opportunities, career development, and business development. In this participative discussion, I will walk you through some steps that you can take toward active and passive networking both online and person-to-person.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop and practice your Elevator Pitch
  • Develop an understanding of how to network at social and business events
  • Learn out to utilize LinkedIn for both Passive and Active networking

About the Speaker: Scott Kukowski

Scott Kukowski

Scott Kukowski has been providing professional career coaching services locally in Austin and remotely across North America, Europe, Asia, and South America for more than ten years and has helped 1,000+ clients to fine-tune their job and career search strategies.  Scott has garnered 60+ stellar reviews on Yelp, Google, and LinkedIn, leading the Austin Career Counseling and Coaching industry with the most 5-Star reviews. He has spoken at several professional venues including as a Keynote speaker for PMI Austin Chapter Fall PDS and Monthly Chapter Meetings, Hyperion Solutions Global Conferences in Florida and Colorado, APICS Austin Professional Development Meeting, Texas Recruiters Association, and Central Texas Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters. He has also been interviewed and quoted by

Scott’s areas of expertise include assisting individuals with Career Transition, Brand Development, Resume writing and reviewing, Interview Technique, LinkedIn Tuning, Network Development, Salary Negotiation, and Career Assessment. Scott offers his services through

About the Charity: Refugee Services of Texas

Refugee Services of TexasMission Statement. Guided by the principles of human compassion and dignity, Refugee Services of Texas welcomes refugees, immigrants, and other displaced peoples and supports them in integrating and thriving in their new communities.

We Work Across Texas. Founded in 1978, Refugee Services of Texas (RST) is a social-service agency dedicated to providing assistance to refugees and other displaced persons fleeing persecution based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group - as well as to the communities that welcome them. RST provides services to hundreds of refugees, asylees, survivors of human trafficking, and related vulnerable populations from over 30 different countries of origin each year. Originating in Dallas, RST now has service centers in Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston.

About the Food: Corner Bakery Cafe

Corner Bakery CafeFood is being provided by Corner Bakery Cafe in the Arboretum, 9761 Great Hills Trail, Austin, TX 78759, 512.777.4250. Learn more at:






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