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Grow Yourself – Change the World with a Career in IT

February 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

IT veteran Bonnie Kelly will help you discover the vast IT opportunities available in all industries, helping you find and follow your Passion! Whether you’re just entering the workforce, changing careers or climbing the corporate ladder, you’ll learn the most important elements of how to land a job or get a promotion.

You’ll receive:

A list of specific, IT careers that align with your passion, job descriptions, and salary ranges (customized for each participant based on your survey)

The latest data from CIOs, CEOs, and recruiters describing the skills they look for when hiring IT employees

An IT-oLogy certificate of completion

Plus, in our interactive environment, you’ll learn:

  • How to make your resume stand out
  • The importance of networking and preparing for an interview
  • How to dress for success
  • To master every interview
  • How to grow and advance in your career

With IT-oLogy’s partnership with Furman University and BlueCross BlueShield SC, we will engage professionals in IT Career Development workshops with a focus around soft skills specific to the IT industry.  Participants will learn the mindsets, skillsets and technology toolsets to execute with excellence.  These workshops are ideal for managers, project managers, technicians, programmers, developers, analysts, educators, and those looking to pursue a career in IT.  Soft Skills are foundational to creating strong employees, teams, leaders and organizations.

Note:  No refunds for tickets within seven days of event


8:30 – Light Breakfast and Networking

9:00 – 10:15 Workshop

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:45 Workshop

11:45 – 12:00 Closing Comments & Certificates

Bonnie Kelly

Bonnie Kelly is a true IT business professional. With over 40 years’ experience in all facets of technology, her real passion is helping people grow and succeed regardless of their field. She has a keen eye for talent and has woven that into the success of all of her business ventures. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Bonnie attended the University of Maryland and started her technical career as a computer consultant on Capitol Hill. She has held a wide variety of technical positions over the years and was one of the owners of System Innovators Inc., a niche-market software company for the energy industry in Jacksonville, Florida. Bonnie is currently employed by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina as an IT Business Consultant in Staff Resource Management, where she provides strategic guidance and insight to the leadership and management team of the Information Systems division.

When she’s not working, Bonnie can be found with her husband of 38 years Otis, both in boots, blue jeans and tee shirts somewhere on their 30 acre horse farm in west Lexington county.


February 8, 2018
8:30 am - 12:00 pm