AACA is pleased to partner with Career Spa, LLC!


Career Spa, LLC has been helping the unemployed and misemployed optimize and manage their careers since 2009. Talent Connections, LLC has been providing executive search services with a particular focus in HR since 1999. Both companies are collaborating with AACA to offer an unprecedented service to Atlanta’s HR community!

These packages are designed for those who are currently employed as well as those in transition. AACA member participants will gain insight and learn practical methods for proactively managing their careers.

Career Spa workshops are held at the Georgian Club. These programs are offered FREE to AACA members! Membership dues must be current.

2020 Career Spa Workshop Dates

January 21

February 25

March 17

April  14

May 19

June 16

July 28

August 18

September 15

October 20

November 10

December 15

Workshop details: 

7:00 am – 5:00 pm


The Georgian Club 

100 Galleria Parkway

Suite 1700

Atlanta, GA 30339

www.georgianclub.com for directions to the club



Additional details:

The Georgian Club is loc‚Äčated on the 17th floor of the building. The attire for The Georgian Club is business-smart. Athletic wear, sneakers, T-shirts, denim, and shorts are never permitted in the dining, bar, or private room areas.  Will provide breakfast and lunch.  Parking is free- you can either park in the deck behind the building or in the open lot beside the building.


Workshop  Details and Deliverables:


Workshop – 

  • Finding Your Sweet Spot – Provides insight and analysis to get focused in the right direction.  Take-Aways:  career assessment instrument results to discuss with their coach and, in addition, an exercise for tracking their priorities and fit for that next career move 
  • List of Accomplishments – Provides powerful material to then use to maximize their resume, elevator pitch, networking, and interviewing answers. Homework assignment and deliverable:  List of accomplishments that reflects them in both work and personal life.
  • SPA Treatment – Applying this formula to maximize their first interaction with others; make great first impressions.  In-class exercise, homework and deliverable:  Various responses thought through and prepared for multiple scenarios of selling themselves to others in a brief conversation.
  • Marketing Documents – Cover letter, references, and salary history.  Take-Away: Templates for designing their personalized marketing documents.
  • Networking – Updated networking strategies, developing target list.  Take-Away: Templates for planning their networking strategy of target contact persons and companies.
  • Search strategy – Effective strategies in today’s market for finding a position quickly.  Take-Away:  Template for planning their list of target companies.
  • Social Media – Proper use of social media tools.  Live on-line demonstration with guidance on setting up their LinkedIn profile, RSS Feeds and more.
  • Resume – Coaching on techniques to craft a resume that sells.  Homework assignment and coaching to provide the valuable deliverable:  Fresh updated resume
  • Interviewing – Interview teachings, role play, behavioral interview questions, analyzing job descriptions for true needs, and being best prepared to amaze hiring managers.  Take-        Away:  Role play and exercises for preparing to respond to all types of interviews and the top interview questions.
  • Selecting the right job – Advice on choosing the position that fits with their career assessment.  Homework :  Exercise for comparing job offers with their priorities and potential.
  • Negotiating – When and how to negotiate the terms of the offer.  Take-Away:  How to answer the tough compensation questions.
  • On-boarding – How to make a great first impression and become assimilated into a new position quickly

To Register for either package: Email your resume to Vernesha Smith at verneshasmith@careerspa.net. Mention this AACA member offer. We look forward to serving you!

Workshop Package

Offered for HR leaders with both people management and budget responsibility


Complimentary attendance in one of the monthly one day Career Spa workshops held at the Georgian Club www.georgianclub.com

  • Modules include: Finding Your Sweet Spot, Accomplishments, Elevator Pitch, Resume, Networking, Interviewing, Social Media, Negotiation, Selection and more!
  • Resume and LinkedIn Review
  • Taught by HR executive search experts Tom Darrow, Chair of the SHRM Foundation and Teela Jackson, 2014 Past President of SHRM-Atlanta

Webinar Package

Offered for all HR Professionals

Complimentary access to our recorded, 6 hour Career Spa webinar

  • Webinar is recorded and can be accessed 24/7!
  • Modules include: Finding Your Sweet Spot, Accomplishments, Elevator Pitch, Resume, Networking, Interviewing, Social Media, Negotiation, Selection and more!
  • Taught by HR executive search experts Tom Darrow, Chair-Elect of the SHRM Foundation and Teela Jackson, 2014 President of SHRM-Atlanta
  • Resume and LinkedIn Review

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