Falling into Year 8

Plucky’s elasticity (nurtured by our slow growth) has been the secret to keeping the business afloat this year. Schedules haven’t been pretty and sanity is long-gone but the need for scaling back isn’t unfamiliar.

Finding Your Steady Path

Every December, we publish My Plucky Path, a free career planning guide for the upcoming year. We did that 4 months ago… and then 2020 fell apart.

Ticket launch! Manager Training in Atlanta (March 2020)

This is a perfect workshop for the newly-promoted or those who never got training to begin with. We run this experiential workshop with a strong eye towards learning fundamentals, building community and understanding that being a good manager is a creative practice. Join us in Atlanta!

#PluckyGiving: Code for America

Code for America has a vision for a new kind of government—where technology, operations, and policy all work together, centered around delivering what people need. The organization builds digital services that enhance government capabilities and helps others do the same across all levels of government.

#PluckyGiving: Seneca

Seneca Family of Agencies (Seneca) was founded in 1985 out of a deeply held conviction that youth and families do not fail, but rather are failed by public systems unable to address their complex and specialized needs.

#PluckyGiving: Unloop

Founded in 2015, Unloop partners with the Washington State community and technical college system to establish an end-to-end educational pathway into careers in tech for individuals with criminal records.

#PluckyGiving: Seattle Against Slavery

As technology advances so do the obstacles of aiding victims of labor and sex trafficking. It is for this reason that Seattle Against Slavery has created four dynamic programs to not only help those exploited, but to educate others in how best to be allies and advocates in the fight against human trafficking.

#PluckyGiving: Center for Employment Opportunities

The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) believes in the transformational power of work. Our mission is to provide immediate, effective, and comprehensive employment services to individuals with criminal convictions who have recently returned home following incarceration.

#PluckyGiving

We regularly welcome nonprofit/education attendees at So Now You’re a Manager events. We believe these attendees bring much-needed perspective to the room and the group benefits from hearing about the important work they’re doing.

Ticket launch! San Francisco (November 2019)

This is a perfect Q4 event for the newly-promoted or those who want to use their professional development dollars before they’re lost to 2019! We’re excited to move this Bay Area event back across the bridge.