ISC East
November 19 –21, 2024
Javits Center, NYC


The Career Zone at ISC East host’s a range of informative workshops focused on career growth and workforce development. Gain valuable insights from our expert speakers who will provide practical advice on how to advance your career, build your personal brand and stand out in a crowded job market. Whether you’re just starting your career or looking to take the next step, the Career Zone at ISC East is the place to make meaningful connections and gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Headshot Studio 

Visit our free headshot studio, sponsored by Axis Communications, located in the Career Zone, Booth #856. Our experienced photographer will work with you to capture a high-quality headshot that showcases your confidence, professionalism, and expertise.

Wednesday, November 15

10:00am – 5:00pm



2023 Sessions at The Career Zone

Situational Leadership: Adapt, Influence, and Succeed
Wednesday, November 15 | 
11:00 AM - 11:45AM

During this session, we will delve into the core principles of Situational Leadership, explore different leadership styles, and provide you with practical strategies to effectively apply this model within your own leadership roles.  We will discuss how to assess the development level of your team members, determine the appropriate leadership style based on that assessment, and adapt your approach to support their growth and success. We will also explore real-world examples and engage in interactive exercises to deepen our understanding and enhance our learning experience.

Brooke Erickson
Director of Learning and Development, PSA Security Network

Candice Aragon
Vice President of Marketing and Education, PSA Security Network

Cop to Corporate: Successfully Transitioning from the Public to the Private Sector
Wednesday, November 15 | 
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

If you are a Law Enforcement Officer, First Responder, or a Military Veteran seeking a career in the security industry, then this interactive session is for you!  This panel discussion will also be valuable for hiring managers who are interested in learning more about this seldom-tapped source of talent.

Elaine Palome, MS, SHRM-SCP

Regional Head of Human Resources, Americas, Axis Communications

Brian H. Reich, CPP
Chairman, ASIS International, New York City Chapter

Holli Draines, M.S.
CEO/Founder of Elite Strategy Global

Steve Beaudry
Director, Northeast, Axis Communications, Inc.

Efficiency & Productivity
Thursday, November 16 | 
11:00 AM - 11:45AM

In this session, we will discuss approaches to recognize our professional value proposition, determine processes and workflows that can be streamlined, and improve our workforce perceived impact. Through personal analysis, we can improve the use of our time to achieve better performance, build a more receptive team, and enjoy a more balanced work-life balance.

Maria Castellanos
Global Account Manager, Convergint

How to Develop a Pipeline of A-Players
Thursday, November 16 | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

In today competitive market, organizations that effectively leverage a talent management strategy and nurture A-Players throughout their career journey will position themselves for long-term success. In this session, presenters will demonstrate how research-based approaches to performance management and leadership development can increase employees’ self-efficacy while positively impacting your bottom-line organizational objectives.

Brooke Erickson
Director of Learning and Development, PSA Security Network

Elli Reges
Director of Learning and Development, Security Industry Association