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The Entrepreneur's Guide to Career Management

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The presentation

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As the Information Security profession continue to mature, the competition for highly sought after positions will continue to increase. Effective career management is going to be critical to your personal success and attainment of your individual career goals. In the free agent economy of the future, you will be forced to treat your career as your own personal business. Effectively you will become the CEO of YOU INC. Building on the success of last year's OWASP presentation "7 Habits of Highly Effective Career Managers", Lee Kushner will discuss in great detail practical lessons for managing your career in the future. Much of the content for the presentation will be driven from his own personal experience of running an Information Security recruitment firm over the past decade. The presentation will include information on the topics of brand development, opportunity identification, differentiation, networking, and career ethics.

The speaker

Lee Kushner is the President of LJ Kushner and Associates , LLC, an Executive Search firm dedicated exclusively to the Information Security industry and its professionals. For the past thirteen years, he has successfully represented Fortune 2000 companies, information security software companies, information security services organizations and large technology firms in enabling them to locate, attract, hire, and retain top level information security talent. Throughout his career, he has provided career management and career coaching to information security professionals at various stages of their professional development. He is a regular speaker and industry contributor on topics that include career planning, interview preparation, compensation, team building and employee retention.