First IFDA Career Advancement Seminar with Melissa Rush Sep. 22

Melissa Rush, an Executive Search Consultant with Rush Executive Recruiting will cover tips and tricks when looking for a new position.

  • How to work with a Recruiter or a direct Hiring Manager
  • Resume Tips
  • How to use LinkedIN Effectively
  • Phone, Video and In-Person Interview Tips
  • And any questions concerning job searches

Date : Tuesday, September 22nd

Time :  11:00 am – 12 noon EST

Melissa has enjoyed being a part of the Soft Goods Industry since 1984.  Prior to joining Rush & Company she held a number of key positions in the industry.  Most recently Melissa was Eastern Regional Manager for Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, where she manager over $200MM in Sales and was awarded the Arnie Spriggs Award in recognition of Excellence in Building Outstanding Long-Term Relationships that Build Grown Profitably and Customer Satisfaction.

She holds a B.S. in Textile Technology from the University of Massachusetts as well as an M.S. Degree in Textile Technology from the Institute of Textile Technology is Charlottesville, VA.

Rush & Company is a Full Service Executive Search Firm Specializing in Fiber, Fabric, Apparel and Nonwovens.

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The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 with 11 chapters worldwide, provides a professional forum for communication and interaction among its high-profile members. The IFDA, a not-for-profit volunteer-run association, also promotes career advancement and educational opportunities and is structured to increase public awareness of the furnishings and design industry through specialized programming, networking and service to the community.