Interviewing Skills Workshop

Power Skills
This workshop will equip you with the techniques to handle tough interview questions, present your skills effectively, and make a memorable impression on potential employers. This will be an interactive workshop with mock interviews during the breakout session. 

Special Guest:


Jared Martin, Quality Improvement Manager at Citizens Property Insurance Corporation 

Jared started his career at Citizens in August 2007 in the Technical Resources Center as a TRC Specialist. In 2008, he was promoted to Operations Support Team Lead and later in 2011, become the Scanning and Distribution Supervisor. Finally, that same year, Jared was promoted to Customer Care Supervisor. Jared became the Quality Improvement Manager in April of 2019.

Jared is a self-motivated insurance operations professional with 11+ years of property insurance experience; 10+ years in leadership and supervisory roles. Including 5+ years as Citizens’ Catastrophe Response Center Coordinator. Jared holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Florida State University as well as his 4-40 Customer Service Representative and 2-20 Insurance Agent Licenses.



Melissa Doyle, PMI Northeast Florida VP Career Networking

Melissa is a seasoned professional with over 13 years of experience delivering successful outcomes in the insurance industry. Her technical and business expertise is a result of holding various positions throughout her 16 years at Citizens Property Insurance, including Project Manager for the Quality Improvement team, Agile Program Management team, and her current role on the Learning and Development team. 
Melissa is currently serving her first term as the Vice President of Career Networking for PMI Northeast Florida Chapter. Her objective is to connect and enable members to find exciting career opportunities. Previously, she served as the Director of Networking Events for over two years, where she supported Regional Coordinators in providing networking events that brought together professionals for knowledge sharing. 
In addition to her wealth of experience, Melissa holds several certifications that include Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Enterprise Business Agility Strategist (EBAS), Professional Agile Leadership (PAL I), and ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF).  
Whether you are a professional looking to advance your career or a company seeking top talent, Melissa is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. Let's connect and explore the exciting opportunities that await you! 



Kristy Smith, PMI Northeast Florida Director of Career Services

Kristy has been in Program & Project Management for over 25 years within Network Operations, Construction, Engineering, Enterprise Business Sales & Information Technology (IT) – Globally & Nationally. She has been PMP certified for 19 years, has her master’s degree in leadership from Central Michigan University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Management from University of Phoenix.

Kristy was with AT&T for almost 18 years with the last 5 years as a Principal Technical Project / Program Manager supporting the 5G buildout in South Texas. Previous to that she was an Area Manager, Technical Project Management, Construction & Engineering and a Senior Technical Program/Project Manager, Enterprise Business Sales.

Kristy also served on the Women of AT&T National Board of Directors having supported up to 27,000+ members at one time as the Regional President (RP) Southeast for 4 years advising 7 chapters and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for 2 years with 42 VPs of finance reporting to her. She also served on the Women of AT&T Florida-Puerto Rico Chapter Board of Directors as VP of Community Outreach for over 3 years and the Director of Communications for 4 years.

As an individual that believes in giving back to the community, she is heavily engaged with community outreach and volunteering in her community and nationally. Kristy looks for new opportunities to make a true impact with current events, the needs of our communities and to help make the change and progress we envision. She has focused much of her time mentoring through Women of AT&T, AT&T Women of Business and Project Management Network (PMN) Mentor Programs, as well as mentoring dozens of individuals.

Kristy has also been awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award every year since 2016. She stays active with her fiancé, children, grandchildren & 2 dogs. She loves stand-up paddle boarding, boating, fishing, the gym, and yoga.

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Type of category: Career Empowerment Sessions

Type of activity: Power Skills

Date: February 15th, 2024

Hour: 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Registration close date: February 15th, 2024 at 11:00AM

# of PDUs: 1


Member Price$5.00

Non members: $10.00


Virtual - Zoom