Workshops/Services

The workshops offered throughout the semester are designed to give students all the tools they need to find the career they want.

Beginning in January 2014 every Friday that the University is open Career Management Services will have “Drop in Resume Critique” days. Students are encouraged to bring in a printed resume to be reviewed one-on-one with a member of our staff.

The workshops offered for Spring 2014 are as follows. All events are subject to change, please check Panther Career Link for updated times, locations, and dates.

ALL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN THE LINK MULTIMEDIA ROOM 204, 2ND FLOOR EVANS LIBRARY

Dress 2 Impress

 Wed. Jan 29th at 10:00am-11:30am & Thurs. Jan 30th at 3:30pm-5:00pm 

This workshop instructs students on what is considered professional clothing in the work environment. Students will learn what is acceptable for males and females and what not to wear, especially during interviews. This workshop touches on geographical differences, but is focused on American business culture.

Employer Day  Prep

 Wed. Feb 5th at 10:00am-11:30am & Thurs. Feb 6th at 3:30pm-5:00pm

 This workshop will help students get the most out of our Employer Day the following week. Students will be shown how to research employers, what to wear, and how to introduce themselves. This is a highly recommended workshop for students seeking internships or employment at Employer Day.

Presenting Yourself

 Wed. Feb 19th at 10:00am-11:30am & Thurs. Feb 20th at 3:30pm-5:00pm

 This workshop is designed to help students learn to make a good first impression. This workshop will cover handshakes, personal introduction, posture, and will touch on appropriate dress.

The Secrets of LinkedIn  

Wed. Feb 26th at 10:00am-11:30am & Thurs. Feb 27th at 3:30pm-5:00pm 

This workshop will show students how to use LinkedIN  to assist them in their job search and network building.

Networking

Wed. March 12th at 10:00am-11:30am & Thurs. March 13th at 3:30pm-5:00pm 

This workshop will instruct students on good networking techniques and help them to learn how to build up their professional network.

Proper Etiquette

Wed. March 19th at 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. & Thurs. March 27th 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop helps students learn the proper etiquette to have in an office setting as well as a dining setting.

Interacting with Employers

Wed. Mar 26th at 10:00am-11:30am & Thurs. Mar 27th at 3:30pm-5:00pm

This workshop helps students learn how to effectively interact and network with employers. This workshop covers introductions, networking, when to contact recruiters, and what forms of correspondences are appropriate for different situations. This workshop also covers how to write a ‘Thank you’ letter.

 

Interviewing Skills

Wed. Apr 2nd at 10:00am-11:30am & Thurs. Apr 3rd 17 at 3:30pm-5:00pm

This workshop will assist students with interviewing skills, including how to handle hard questions, what not to say, and when to discuss different aspects of the hiring process such as salary and relocation.