Redesign your career at Growing In Content 2023, whether you're aiming to climb higher in your current role or bouncing back from a career setback.
This intensive one-day virtual conference is your stepping stone for career advancement. With sessions ranging from CV crafting and job hunting, through advocating the role of Content, masterclass on freelancing, to leveraging AI tools, and looking into the future of the industry, we're dedicating the day to elevate your career. Join us October 26th, 2023.
Can't make it live? No worries — on-demand recordings will be available after the event, so you can catch up at your own pace.
We've closed our call for speakers and are thrilled to have received 80+ speaker submissions. The response is a testament to the thriving content community, and we're now in the process of carefully reviewing each application. From fresh voices to seasoned professionals, expect an engaging and diverse lineup that reflects the richness of our field.
Welcome to the event! We've got a packed day ahead filled with expert-led presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. Whether you're here for career advancement or industry insights, there's something for everyone. Let's dive in!
In an industry prone to rapid changes and high-stress scenarios, maintaining emotional well-being is crucial. This session will delve into techniques for managing stress, building resilience, and fostering a positive mindset. Experienced professionals will find the coping strategies presented to be specifically tailored to the unique challenges of the content world.
Crafting a compelling CV is an art form, particularly for those with a wealth of experience. This session will provide guidelines for highlighting your extensive expertise and key accomplishments, making you stand out in a crowded job market. Additionally, we will discuss strategies for effectively navigating job search platforms and recruiters in order to land interviews for high-level positions.
Follow this session up with Winning Strategies for Content Industry Interviews in the second half of the day, where you'll learn how to ace your interviews and make a lasting impression.
Networking in the content industry requires more than just exchanging business cards or LinkedIn endorsements. This session will equip you with advanced techniques for building and maintaining meaningful professional relationships, including online etiquette, thoughtful follow-ups, and strategies for making a lasting impression during industry events.
As experienced content professionals, it can be challenging to communicate the value of your role to stakeholders or other departments. This session will offer advice on how to craft compelling narratives and leverage data to advocate for the importance of content design, thereby securing buy-in from decision-makers and amplifying your impact within your organization.
Take a breather, or engage in enriching conversations with peers through our special Slack channels and Zoom video meetups. This relaxed setting offers a chance to discuss key takeaways, share personal experiences, or even troubleshoot career challenges with other seasoned professionals.
Career growth often means branching out into new roles within the content field. This in-depth session will guide you through the transition process, highlighting how your accumulated skills can be adapted and marketed for other positions like UX writing or content strategy. Whether you're pivoting by choice or necessity, you'll leave with a blueprint for making a seamless transition.
For senior content professionals, job interviews often go beyond basic questioning to include complex scenarios, group dynamics, and even assessment centers. This session will provide targeted advice for navigating these multifaceted interview processes, giving you the confidence to articulate your experience and thought leadership effectively.
If freelancing is on your radar, you'll need more than just content skills to succeed. This session will cover everything from setting up your freelance business structure to client acquisition and retention. We'll also tackle key considerations like rate setting, contracts, and how to manage your work-life balance as an independent content professional.
The intersection of AI and content is becoming increasingly relevant. This session will demystify how AI technologies can enhance your work, from automated content analysis to predictive user engagement. You'll leave with a clear understanding of the skills and tools you'll need to stay ahead of this emerging trend.
A panel featuring content industry leaders will delve into the future trends, challenges, and opportunities facing seasoned professionals in the field of content design. Topics will include the emergence of new platforms, evolving user behaviors, and how best to adapt your skills for a constantly changing digital landscape.
That's a wrap on today's event. From presentations to panels, we hope you've gained valuable knowledge and made meaningful connections. On-demand recordings will be available for you to catch up on or revisit sessions. Until next time!
Stay tuned for the final speaker lineup. It's going to be an engaging, insightful day packed with actionable advice and inspiring stories. Don't miss out on the chance to take your career to the next level.
The Growing In Content event is designed for experienced content professionals, whether seeking new opportunities, facing job uncertainty, or aiming to advance in their careers. With a focus on high-demand skills, job hunting strategies, emerging trends, and more, our sessions cater to the needs of senior, lead, and mid-level professionals. Join us to gain insights from industry experts and network with peers who share your career goals and challenges.
This is a fully online event, allowing you to attend from the comfort of your home or office. No travel is required, making it accessible to a global audience. All you need is a reliable internet connection to join us for this intensive day of learning and networking!
The event is scheduled for October 26, 2023. While the official timeline is still being finalized, we anticipate that the conference will start around 9am PT / 12pm (noon) ET (check your time zone). Stay tuned for updates on the complete schedule for the day!
* Please note the program is preliminary and subject to change based on speaker submissions. Please rest assured that all sessions will be recorded and available on-demand after the event.
We are committed to making our event accessible to everyone. We will provide on-demand recordings of all sessions with closed captions shortly after the event. If you have any specific accessibility needs or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us, and we will do our best to accommodate them.
You'll need a device with an internet connection, ideally a laptop, to stream the event on our website. For on-demand access, the sessions will also be available on our website. To engage in Q&As and text-based break-out rooms, please install the latest version of Slack. For video break-out rooms, we recommend having the latest version of Zoom. Engaging with these additional platforms will allow you to participate on a deeper level and enhance your event experience.
An Essentials ticket provides you with access to the first half of the day (up to and including Networking segment). It includes 4 presentations, 4 interactive Q&As, opportunities for networking and break-out rooms, access to the Slack workspace, and on-demand recordings from the first half of the day.
* Please note the program is preliminary and subject to change based on speaker submissions.
A Full Access ticket provides you with a complete experience. It includes all presentations, a panel discussion, all interactive Q&As, opportunities for networking and break-out rooms, access to the Slack workspace, and on-demand recordings for the entire day.
Additionally, you'll gain access to our Perspectives 2022 video library.
* Please note the program is preliminary and subject to change based on speaker submissions.
To upgrade your ticket, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are proud to offer this event at a highly accessible price point, especially considering the challenging times and for those who have recently lost their jobs. Even so, we have several avenues for additional savings:
We understand that the cost of the event may still be a barrier for some. If you are a student, freelancer experiencing financial hardship, or a professional in transition, among other situations, we're open to discussing options to make attendance more affordable for you. To explore scholarship opportunities, please email us at email@example.com.
Tickets can be fully refunded up to October 6th at 23:59 (PT). After this date, we aren't able to offer refunds. However, you'll be able to transfer your ticket to someone else for no extra cost until October 17th.
No, each ticket grants access to one person only. While we currently don't have a technical way to enforce this, we kindly request that each participant purchase their own ticket. This ensures fair compensation for our speakers and helps maintain the quality of our events.
If you're interested in attending as a group, we're happy to discuss group discounts to make it more affordable for everyone. Please get in touch with us to explore these options.
Yes, all sessions will be recorded and made available on our website for on-demand viewing, including closed captions.
However, please note that access to recordings will be based on the type of ticket you purchased. If you have an Essentials ticket, you'll have access only to the recordings of sessions that were accessible to you during the live event. You can upgrade your ticket at any point to access all recordings.
More information about accessing the recordings will be provided closer to the event date.
The Slack workspace is actually a part of our ongoing community managed by WorkingInContent.com. Anyone who subscribes to our newsletter can join this community workspace.
However, for this specific event, we'll have special private channels that are exclusive to event attendees. These channels will be used for activities like Q&As and specific discussions related to the conference topics. This setup allows us to maintain an active, continuous community while also providing a more focused experience for those attending the event.
Our Slack workspace will be open for pre-event networking. This gives you the opportunity to start building connections, engage in topical discussions, and get to know fellow attendees before the event kicks off. More details to follow.
You can engage with other attendees through our Slack workspace. We'll have general rooms for broad discussions and special break-out Slack rooms for more focused conversations. Additionally, we'll have Zoom rooms open for those who prefer face-to-face networking.
The agenda is still in the works, but we're committed to delivering a diverse and high-quality lineup of speakers. Last year's event showcased a wide range of perspectives, featuring professionals from different backgrounds and levels of experience. We aim to offer a similarly broad spectrum of industry experts this year, who will provide impactful and insightful presentations.
To get a sense of the variety and caliber of speakers we attract, feel free to check out our Speakers section from Perspectives 2022.
We're always looking for insightful speakers to add value to our conference. If you're interested in presenting, please submit your proposal via the Become a Speaker form on our website, and our team will review it for possible inclusion in the event.
Perspectives 2022 is our previous year's conference, covering a range of topics crucial for content professionals.
Access to Perspectives 2022 video library (Tracks #1, #2 & #3) is included in the higher-tier ticket as an added value, offering you even more professional development resources. Upgrade to access Track #4 (Leadership track) can be purchased separately.
Read Testimonials from attendees to see the impact it's had.
If you purchased Essentials ticket, you can upgrade to access those materials.
Yes, we aim to include interactive Q&A sessions for every presentation. This gives you the opportunity to dive deeper into the topics and directly engage with the speakers.
These interactive sessions will be hosted in special channels within our Slack workspace, offering an easy and convenient way to participate and get your questions answered.
All the sessions will be available for on-demand viewing on our website. We'll provide more details on how to access this content closer to the event date.
If you encounter any technical issues, head over to our #help Slack channel for quick assistance. If for some reason you're unable to access Slack, you can also reach out to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll do our best to resolve your issues promptly.
Yes. We are committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, or technology choices.
Harassment in any form, including inappropriate sexual language and imagery, is not tolerated during any part of the event, whether in videos, live-streams, discussion areas, or related online media, including Twitter. Participants who violate these rules may be sanctioned or expelled without a refund at the organizers' discretion.
Please see our full code of conduct for detailed information.