Capabilities Why Select SMARTVT.org Selected engagements No living things were harmed in the creation of this presentation. However a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced. 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 START SMARTvt.org Vermont 3.0 Innovation Jam Slide Show Created by Mike West October 2009 In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.
1/12/10 3 SMARTvtis committed to changing the way the marketplace thinks about human capital . SMARTvtprovides career support to professionals in transition:
Providing a safe networking environment supporting professionals in search of new opportunities.
Addressing the needs and challenges of professionals looking to take their careers to the next level.
Supporting and nurturing local commerce by delivering business, administrative and technical expertise.
1/12/10 5 Leadership MarkRenkert, Mcsl, Chairman of the Board MicahelKipp, CPA, Chief Executive Officer David Pouteaux, Chief Operations Officer Michael West, Chief Technology Officer www.smartvt.org
1/12/10 6 SMARTvt Member Profile
over 100members and alumni
over 1000 years accumulated professional experience
experience across dozens of industry segments
1/12/10 7 What Do We Offer As I think about this I don’t see the distinction between JC and SMARTvt
a structured, weekly group meeting to assist professionals in changing their mindsets from being long term employees to becoming effective solution providers.
an extension of Job Club, providing a safe environment for professionals to apply existing skill-sets to new real world business challenges and to develop new skills tested through hands-on application.
a consultancy providing local business with access to the diverse skills of our membership to solve structural, technical and strategic business challenges.
Career support to our members Consulting services www.smartvt.org
1/12/10 8 SMARTVT Services ….becoming CEO of your career Career Support …positioning for the future
Building your brand
Developing your value proposition
Improving and targeting your resume
Building your confidence
Building a local network of advocates
Effective use of social networking tools
1/12/10 9 SMARTVT Services ….becoming CEO of your career Consulting ….resources when you need them
Business planning and transformation
Interim management/contract labor
Marketing / Business Development
1/12/10 10 Business Planning/Performance Improvement Experienced executives capable of converting aspirations into bottom-line results.
Strategic plan support
Financial planning, budget and financing support
Cost structure analysis
Process improvement support
Quality program training/ISO support
Employee training programs
1/12/10 11 Interim Management/contract labor Fill your resource gaps with skilled local talent.
System implementation resources
1/12/10 12 Human Resource Services Add depth to your team and expand the service to your organization
Executive Search, Selection, Placement
Benefit program analysis
Organizational development and talent assessment
Industrial health and safety programs
Supervisor skills training
Best practices implementation
1/12/10 13 Engineering Solutions Experienced engineers from some of Vermont’s most recognized companies.
Product requirements planning
Computer networks and administration
Design, Prototype, Production
1/12/10 14 Marketing/Business Development Experienced executives with documented marketplace success
New product market analysis
Market requirements analysis
Business plan development
Best practices implementations
Social Media Marketing.
1/12/10 15 We can help when:
You need a specialized skill
You need staffing flex
You need engineering
You need a business valuation
You need to know what your competitors are doing
Expanding to new markets
Occupational Health & Safety
We have a talented bench, experienced in a broad cross- section of industries.
Our skills are supplemented by a network of qualified affiliated professionals.
Support the community…buy local
1/12/10 16 What Client’s are saying… "Brown Electric, has had the great opportunity to use the expertise services of SMARTvt to help our company with health insurance. We were looking at making changes within the company and needed help in deciphering the different health insurance policies available. The help provided by SMARTvt allowed us to continue with our business, without any interruptions during this very time consuming task.” "SMARTvt has given me guidance in shaping my business to make my dreams for Jim's Jams a reality. Their decades of experience have provided consultancy, blending their business acumen and creativity with a vision for my product. In SMARTvt I have found a group of experts, colleagues, mentors and, above all, friends.” Jane Brown, Brown Electric Inc. Jim Rallo, Owner and Creator of Jim’s Jams
1/12/10 17 The Possibilities with SMARTVT The Possibilities with SMARTVT are INFINITE www.smartvt.org