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Rising Stars Advisory Board

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To all Rising Stars and FEI Board Members:

The next Rising Stars Advisory Board of Directors meeting is on Tuesday, November 20th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

FEI has engaged Robert Half Executive Recruiters to assist our Rising Stars with careers and networking. Consequently, we are putting on an HR seminar to help our young people. The three key issues that our Rising Stars want help with is “personal branding, resume writing, and mock interview techniques“.

The following executives from Robert Half will put on a presentation, help students with resumes, and conduct mock interviews. Palo Alto University has separate private rooms to do this.

  1. Ric Valenciana, Division Director
  2. Sunny Arora, Client Service Director
  3. Jalene Jizdeortega, Resource Manager
  4. Jenny Babaeva, Division Director

Following is the Agenda: You don’t want to miss this!

6:30-6:45 Networking and Pizza
6:45-7:00 Overview of Robert Half
7:00-7:15 Resume writing tips
7:15-7:45 Session #1; One on one mock job interview with tough questions
7:45-8:15 Session #2; One on one mock job interview with tough questions
8:15-8:30 Personal branding

To help prepare for the Resume writing and critique section, all Rising Stars should send their current resume to Ric Valenciana 1 week in advance to obtain some good quality individual feedback at the meeting itself. Please email your current resume to  [email protected] and put in the Subject Line: “Rising Stars Resume – For Evaluation”


Date & Time:

Tuesday, November 20th  6:30pm – 8:30pm


Palo Alto University Address: 5150 El Camino Ave, Room D-11, Los Altos, CA


Plan ahead!  Future Rising Stars Advisory Board events:

All Rising Stars Advisory Board regular meetings will be held at Palo Alto University, 5150 El Camino Ave, Room D-11, Los Altos, CA on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM.  The dates are 1/8, 3/12 and 5/7.  In between those dates, several informal “meet-ups” will be held on Tuesdays from 6;30-8:30 PM at a few different locations throughout the Bay area to be decided, on  2/5 and 4/9.  Please mark your calendars.

The regular meetings in the Spring will feature Investment Bankers, Board of Directors issues, Anti-Fraud issues, and special business skills that are not taught in any business schools.

This event is exclusively for the Rising Stars and FEISV Board Members.

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Registration is closed, please contact Micky at [email protected] for questions.