The workshops offered throughout the semester are designed to give students all the tools they need to find the career they want.
Professional Development Information Sessions presented throughout the semester include:
Dress 2 Impress
This session 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 session touches on geographical differences, but is focused on American business culture.
Preparing for the Career Expo
This session will help students get the most out of our Career Expo the following week. Students will be shown how to research employers, what to wear, and how to introduce themselves. This is a highly recommended session for students seeking internships or employment at the Career Expo.
Effective Resume Writing
This session will help students learn to create an effective resumes including what employers are looking for on resumes and how to utilize online resources.
Are you LinkedIn?
This session will show students how to use LinkedIn to assist them in their job search and network building.
Effective Networking Techniques
This session will instruct students on good networking techniques and help them to learn how to build up their professional network.
Proper Business Etiquette
This session helps students learn the proper etiquette to have in an office setting as well as a dining setting.
Strategies for a Highly Effective Job Search
This seminar will teach you the key steps you need to take to find the job you want. Starting with the job search 'Core Four' and concluding with a technique to help you keep score of the job search activities you con-trol, you will learn strategies that make this seminar unique, such as how to:
- Create a marketing plan for your job search
- Put together a Project 150 (listing of names)
- Ask someone for A.I.R. (an acronym for: Advice, Insights, Recommendations)
- Apply the Seven-Second Solution when introducing yourself
- Use the 'six contacts to connect' technique
- Convert job search information to intelligence
. . . .and much more
To get the most value from this seminar, you should already be familiar with some job search fundamentals, for instance: know the type of job you want (sample job posting), have a resume geared to that position and be a member of LinkedIn with at least the Header and Summary sections of your profile completed.