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Friday, April 21 • 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Confessions of serial job-hopping designers

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We have changed jobs a few times in our journalism careers. Okay, if you must know, between the two of us we have held exactly 28 different jobs in journalism. What were we thinking? Here's your chance to find out. We'll sort through all our hopping in search of lessons that might be helpful as you make your own future career choices.
  • How do you know when it's the right time to change jobs — and how do you assess if an offer is right (or wrong) for you?
  • How many jobs are too many? (Twenty-eight. Twenty-eight is too many jobs to have.)
  • How can you acclimate quickly to a new environment and start making a difference right off the bat?
  • Should you worry about staying in one place too long?
We'll tackle all the tough career questions you've always wanted to ask a couple of serial job hoppers.

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Tim Ball

Creative Director, Politico Europe
Tim Ball is Creative Director for Politico Europe. He joined Politico's team in Brussels a few months after its launch in 2015, and is responsible for establishing its identity on the Continent as well as for visuals on all platforms. For the last three years, Politico's print edition has been a finalist for World's Best Designed News... Read More →
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Paul Wallen

Print Architect, Advance Media
Paul Wallen is Print Architect at Advance Digital Inc. Paul began his career as a U.S. Navy journalist and served aboard the USS America during the Persian Gulf War. Before starting at Advance Digital last spring, he was a Senior Designer at ESPN The Magazine. Over the years Paul... Read More →

Friday April 21, 2017 2:45pm - 3:30pm EDT
Mecklenburg 1 Sheraton Charlotte, 555 South McDowell St, S Tower, Charlotte, NC 28204