Mar 01, 2018 7:00 PM

Who’s ready for a OTOM Wrap Party?!We are so excited to bring this special event to your Columbia, SC! We can't wait to show you the It Works Way! All guests are invited to join us for this exciting, one-day, One Team One Mission event to hear real stories from real people in your community who have transformed their health, finances and lives with It Works! If you’re already a part of the It Works! Family, we encourage you to come and get connected to the local team and bring guests to show them what IT is all about! As a guest, you’ll have an opportunity to try our flagship product and experience our culture of friendships, fun and freedom firsthand! You’ll learn more about who we are as a company, our incredible line of results-driven wellness products, and how you can get involved with It Works! to transform your own health and finances!Join this amazing party with Presidental Diamond Monita Smith, Triple Diamond Ashley West-Fee, Triple Diamond April Ford, & Field Development Specialist Maribeth Dodd.*Guests are welcome to attend the presentation, but must have a paid ticket for any optional training times. Itinerary 6:00-7:00 p.m. Registration and Wrapping7:00-8:15 p.m. Party Pad Presentation 8:15-8:30 p.m. Break for Networking 8:30-9:00 p.m. Q&A, Compensation or Steps to Success Training Dress: Come decked out in your It Works! black, green, and bling!

Nov 27, 2018 10:00 AM

We invite all meeting and events planners in the Columbia area to attend the Luxury Meetings Showcase. Space is limited so register now to reserve your spot for this complimentary luncheon and showcase. AGENDA 10:00am - 10:30am    Casual networking between Planners & Hoteliers enjoyed over a light breakfast.  10:30am - 1:00pm    Speed Meetings™ between Meeting Buyers, Luxury Hoteliers & Suppliers. 1:00pm - 2:00pm    Join our host, Jacob Ahrens, for a 3-course gourmet plated lunch, while enjoying some light humor and game in which each attending luxury hotel will be giving away a prize ranging from gift baskets to certificates for multiple nights stays.  2:00pm    Group Departure and Optional Site Inspection of Host Hotel.

Mar 12, 2018 11:00 AM

COLUMBIA JOB FAIR LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbia, SC 29210 DATE & TIME: Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11AM - 2PM Upload Your Resumehttp://www.coasttocoastcareerfairs.com/job_fairs_by/city/SC/Columbia/WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND OUR COLUMBIA CAREER FAIROpen the doors of opportunity when you meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from small local businesses clear on up to Fortune 500 corporations This career fair will allow you to learn about the businesses that are hiring and what their hiring needs are. Tired of sending your resume over the web to get no responses back? By attending this event, you will be able to meet directly with the hiring managers and get instant feedback on your resume and possibly even GET HIRED ON THE SPOT!INDUSTRIES THAT HIRE AT OUR CAREER FAIRSAccommodations, Accounting, Advertising, Aerospace, Agriculture & Agribusiness, Air Transportation, Apparel & Accessories, Auto, Banking, Beauty & Cosmetics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Communications, Computer, Construction, Consulting, Consumer Products, Education, Electronics, Employment, Energy, Entertainment & Recreation, Fashion, Financial Services, Fine Arts, Food & Beverage, Green Technology, Health, Information, Information Technology, Insurance, Journalism & News, Legal Services, Manufacturing, Media & Broadcasting, Medical Devices & Supplies, Motion Pictures & Video, Music, Pharmaceutical, Public Administration, Public Relations, Publishing, Real Estate, Retail, Service, Sports, Technology, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation, Travel, Utilities, Video Game, Web ServicesBENEFIT PACKAGES OFFERED BY EMPLOYERS Salaried Positions Base Salary + Positions Bonuses Commission Life Insurance Paid Holidays Paid Company Training Management Training Rapid Career Advancement FREE FOR ALL JOB SEEKERS!Whether you are a seasoned executive-level professional, just beginning your career, or anywhere in between, our events can connect you with as many valuable employer contacts in three hours as you would make in weeks of job searching on your own. EMPLOYERS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THIS EVENT?Email Kevin McCrea @ [email protected] or call 508-981-6995 to inquire about setting up a booth for your company.PLEASE NOTE: You must actually attend the event in order to meet directly with hiring managers and to be considered for their positions Key Words: Account Executive, Sales Representative, Account Manager, B2B, retail sales, furniture, sales, financial services, customer service, Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical, Hospital Representative, Medical, Marketing, Advertising, Healthcare,office equipment, Telecom, Information Technology, Software, Security Services, Advertising, Payroll, Sales Management, Sales Trainee, Management Trainee, At home sales, cold calling, telemarketer, telemarketing, financial advisor, insurance sales, outside sales, outside sales representative, sales executive, salesman, salesperson, sales women, marketing, Columbia, SC

May 05, 2018 10:00 AM

The Beautiful Awakened Daughters Summit is an unforgettable, interactive day of transformation and healing for girls who are growing up with an unattached, unavailable, absent father or flawed father-relationship.   Girls, ages 13-17, from area schools, churches and organizations will be invited to spend a day engaging in interactive workshops/activities.  Based on our groundbreaking work, “The Journey to Being Process™”, attendees will  participate in a transformative curriculum, engage in open panel discussions and listen to powerful speakers.   The girls will also partake in a special ceremony entitled, “The Love Experience.” The Love Experience is an inspirational and heart touching ceremony that will inspire the girls to take the Vow 2 Love, which is a pledge love themselves unconditionally and to live love as a lifestyle.  Girls will be encouraged to never forget who they are and know that they are love, loved, lovable. Combining interactive activities, music, food and some great speakers, this event is sure to transform these daughters into extraordinary young women.  To conclude this life changing event, lunch will be provided and the girls will delight in a special session with a national beauty consultant and learn have fun with some amazing products they can take home.   Each girl will also receive a Swag Bag fill with great items to take home.  The Beautiful Awakened Daughters Summit is committed to helping girls transform into extraordinary young women.

May 05, 2018 10:00 AM

The Beautiful Awakened Daughters Summit is an unforgettable, interactive day of transformation and healing for girls who are growing up with an unattached, unavailable, absent father or flawed father-relationship.   Girls, ages 13-17, from area schools, churches and organizations will be invited to spend a day engaging in interactive workshops/activities.  Based on our groundbreaking work, “The Journey to Being Process™”, attendees will  participate in a transformative curriculum, engage in open panel discussions and listen to powerful speakers.   The girls will also partake in a special ceremony entitled, “The Love Experience.” The Love Experience is an inspirational and heart touching ceremony that will inspire the girls to take the Vow 2 Love, which is a pledge love themselves unconditionally and to live love as a lifestyle.  Girls will be encouraged to never forget who they are and know that they are love, loved, lovable. Combining interactive activities, music, food and some great speakers, this event is sure to transform these daughters into extraordinary young women.  To conclude this life changing event, lunch will be provided and the girls will delight in a special session with a national beauty consultant and learn have fun with some amazing products they can take home.   Each girl will also receive a Swag Bag fill with great items to take home.  The Beautiful Awakened Daughters Summit is committed to helping girls transform into extraordinary young women.

Apr 10, 2018 9:00 AM

*$100 off Early Bird pricing! Use code EBC at checkout through March 2.* In this two-day course, you’ll gain an understanding of the role of the Scrum Master in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) enterprise, taught by a SAFe Silver Partner and an instructor with real world experience as an Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer, Development Team Member, and Scrum Master within multiple SAFe implementations at Intel Corporation. Unlike traditional Scrum Master training that focuses on the fundamentals of team-level Scrum, the SAFe Scrum Master course explores the role of Scrum in the context of the entire enterprise, and prepares you to successfully plan and execute the Program Increment (PI), the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. This includes learning the key components of scaled Agile development, how Scrum is facilitated throughout the enterprise, and how to execute iteration planning. You’ll also discover how to build high performing Agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value that is achievable through SAFe. The SSM certification signifies that you are prepared to perform the role of Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, increasing your value to teams and organizations that are implementing SAFe.  In this course you will: Identify the key components of Agile development Identify the key elements of Scrum Explore Scrum in the context of a SAFe enterprise Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Scrum Master Identify the characteristics of an effective Scrum Master Experience PI planning and explore how to facilitate this event Experience a complete iteration Explore how to facilitate iteration planning, backlog refinement, team and system demos, and the iteration retrospective Identify ways to track iteration progress and foster collaboration and synchronization between the teams in the program Explore improvement at the Program level with the Inspect and Adapt workshop Identify the characteristics of a servant leader Experience coaching with powerful questions Identify ways to facilitate better meetings, foster team member collaboration, and manage conflicts Attendees typically include: New or existing Scrum Masters, Team Leads, Release Train Engineers. This course is intended for people new to the role of the Scrum Master, or people wanting to better understand the role and how it fits in a SAFe enterprise. Every Participant Will Receive: Light breakfast and coffee Catered lunch Afternoon snacks Printed training materials The Scrum Master Certification exam for SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) to be taken at your convenience  Eligibility to apply for 15 PDUs to help maintain certifications such as PMP, PgMP Eligibility to apply for 15 Scrum Alliance SEUs (Category C) upon completion of the course Instructor: Darcy Kruse spent the last half decade as an Agile & Lean Coach at Intel where she launched Intel's first eight SAFe agile release trains, and later helped scale the organization up to nearly 30 agile release trains. In addition to being an agile coach, she also worked in the SAFe system as a Release Train Engineer and Scrum Master. She has also been a Team Member on a scrum team in a Product Development Engineer role. She has taught scrum classes to employees of the State of California, HP, and Blue Shield of California. Darcy holds a graduate degree in Physics. She will share her real world experiences with implementing, continuously improving, and sustaining multiple Scaled Agile Framework implementations in this SAFe class. Cancelation policy: Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made more than 30 days from the start of the course. For cancellations less than 30 days prior to course start, registrants may contact us to change their registration to another offering.  For questions, contact [email protected] Contact us for special group discounts for 5 or more students. See our other SAFe certification and training offerings.

Mar 05, 2018 6:00 PM

  Join us on March 5, 2018 for our annual IMAGE Skincare World Wide Launch Party to discover the newest additions to IMAGE Skincare! This is the largest global skin care event in the world with the most innovative skin care brand in the industry. Register NOW for the most exciting aesthetics beauty event worldwide. Don't miss out on the biggest IMAGE Skincare launches of the year - get your 2018 products in your business before the rest of the world with exclusive event-only discounts on ALL products.! Learn about the science and technology behind our new products and prepare to be SKINSPIRED. Cocktails, prizes, swag bags and exclusive offers for 1 night only. Curious about bringing IMAGE Skincare into your business? You are most definitely welcome to join us for the festivities! We suggest you set up your professional Image Skincare account prior to attending as the discounts and ordering is limited to current up to date account holders. It is a simple process and there is no initial obligation to set up your account. Please go to www.imageskincare.com and follow the professional prompts. This process is simple but may take a few business days to set up properly so please have your account in place 5 days prior to the event. . *Licensed esthetics or medical professionals and media only. All others should contact host for additional information on how to register for event.

Mar 15, 2018 5:30 PM

Columbia area employers and Clemson Alumni are invited to a business networking and recruiting event hosted by the Clemson Alumni Association and the MBA Program.    All majors and industries are welcome!    Thursday, March 15, 2018 5:30 - 7:30 PM Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Harbison 432 Columbiana Drive, Columbia, SC 29212 Room: Harbison A   Come out and network with alumni and some of Columbia's top employers!   This is a FREE event & space is limited.   Light Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Please be respectful and attend if you R.S.V.P.    GO TIGERS! Companies Recruiting at this event: Updated: 02/14/2018 @ 8:45 AM     Company: ART of Real Estate (http://artofrealestatecolumbia.com)   Industry:  Real Estate   Hiring: Real Estate Agents, Office Coordinators, Lead Scrubbers     Company:  Baker Roofing Company (www.bakerroofing.com)   Industry:  Construction   Hiring: Sales and Operations Trainees     Company: Comporium (www.comporium.com)   Industry: Telecommunications   Hiring: IT, Sales, Engineering, Marketing Communications, Facilities     Company: DP Professionals, Inc. (www.dppit.com)   Industry: IT Staffing and Recruiting   Hiring: IT, Technical Recruiters, Interns     Company:Industrial Project Innovation (http://www.ipi-group.net/)   Industry: Construction   Hiring: Project Controls Manager, Project Engineer, Proposal Coordinator     Company: Mutual of Omaha Financial Advisors (https://agents.mutualofomaha.com/thecarolinas/)   Industry: Financial Services   Hiring: Financial Advisor, Insurance Advisor     Company: Prysmian Group (https://www.prysmiangroup.com/en/careers)    Industry: Manufacturing   Hiring: Process Engineers, Quality Engineers, Material Lab Manager, Maintenance Manager, Process Unit Manager, Inside Sales Representatives     Company: Recruiting Solutions (www.recruitingsolutionsonline.com)     Industry: Staffing   Hiring: HR Assistant, Recruiting Assistant, Staffing Coordinator     Company: Sonoco Products Company (https://www.sonoco.com/)   Industry: Packaging and Manufacturing   Hiring: Corporate, Accounting, Business, Data Analyst     Company: W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc. (www.wkdickson.com)   Industry: Infrastructure   Hiring: Sr. Project Manager/Program Manager - Water- Wastewater group, Project Engineer - Water/Wastewater, Project Engineer - Aviation    FAQs What is the set-up and flow of the event? The perimeter of the room will be set-up with tables to hold employer literature.  Employers will need to share tables.  Please do not bring big banners or table drapes.  The center of the room will be reserved for networking.  There will be a boardroom set-up for anyone needing room for a more private conversation. What is the deadline for cancelling my reservation? Alumni must cancel by Friday, November 3 at 8:00 AM.  Cancellations after this time are considered "No Shows." Employers are expected to attend.  If you are an employer and must cancel, please send another representative in your place.   Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No. How can I contact the organizer with any questions not answered here? Contact: Deborah Cremer, [email protected]  

Apr 12, 2018 9:00 AM

Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course, you’ll gain an understanding of the role of the Agile Team in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) enterprise, taught by a SAFe Silver Partner and an instructor with real world experience as an Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer, Development Team Member, and Scrum Master within multiple SAFe implementations at Intel Corporation. Attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP. They will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, they’ll learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train. Learning Goals To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, attendees should be able to: Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams Plan Iterations Execute Iterations and demonstrate value Plan Program Increments Integrate and work with other teams on the train Topics Covered Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Building an Agile Team Planning the Iteration Executing the Iteration Executing the Program Increment What Attendees Get The class registration includes: Light breakfast and coffee Catered lunch Afternoon snacks Attendee workbook Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® Practitioner (SP) exam One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform Course certificate of completion. Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam. Eligibility to apply for 15 PDUs to help maintain certifications such as PMP, PgMP Eligibility to apply for 15 Scrum Alliance SEUs (Category C) upon completion of the course Who will benefit? The following individuals will benefit from this course: Team members who apply Lean and Agile at scale All members of an Agile Release Train preparing for launch Instructor: Darcy Kruse spent the last half decade as an Agile & Lean Coach at Intel where she launched Intel's first eight SAFe agile release trains, and later helped scale the organization up to nearly 30 agile release trains. In addition to being an agile coach, she also worked in the SAFe system as a Release Train Engineer and Scrum Master. She has also been a Team Member on a scrum team in a Product Development Engineer role. She has taught scrum classes to employees of the State of California, HP, City of Sacramento, Kaiser Permanente, and Blue Shield of California. Darcy holds a graduate degree in Physics. She will share her real world experiences with implementing, continuously improving, and sustaining multiple Scaled Agile Framework implementations in this SAFe class. Cancelation policy: Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made more than 30 days from the start of the course. For cancellations less than 30 days prior to course start, registrants may contact us to change their registration to another offering. For questions, contact [email protected] Contact us for special group discounts for 5 or more students. See our other SAFe certification and training offerings.

Mar 20, 2018 9:00 AM

ONLY 24 SEATS AVAILABLE! THE most anticipated "Digital Power Workshop" for business owners, entrepreneurs & decision-makers. If you are serious about your business, this event is a "MUST ATTEND." (AM Session - 9:00am - 12:00noon) Includes reserved seat, continental breakfast, $25 restaurant.com gift certificate, certificate for a free mobile app ($1,295 value)