Panther Alumni Career Coaching (PACC)
Many individuals find success and support by participating in a strategic, tactical small group of like-minded job seekers. The "Panther Careers" group will provide such support. Expand your network and leverage connections, as well as discuss best practices to improve your job search.
Date: Second Tuesday of the Month (Next Session: December 13th, 2022)
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST (Find the time where you live)
Price to attend: Free!
Format: Virtual via Zoom
Scheduled to run monthly on the 2nd Tuesday for 90 minutes, each participant will get equal time to share the status of their job search, including their current challenge, and receive strategic advice on how to overcome that challenge. The group will be limited to 20 people with additional groups being added as needed.
Come once or come often. You choose! Mostly, take advantage of this valuable opportunity to improve your job search techniques and network with fellow Florida Tech alumni.
Companies pay outplacement firms as much as $100 per person per session for this opportunity given to you at no cost through your Florida Tech Alumni Association.
Group Facilitator - Paul Cecala, Class of '85 BS-Psy & AS-AvMgt
Owner and Chief Career Navigator for Cecala Career Consultants, Florida Tech alumnus Paul Cecala is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator with more than 20 years of experience assisting job seekers. Known as the Project Planning Career Coach, he has assisted over 3,000 people to successfully find employment, from C suite to recent graduates. His expertise is in business management and sales, project management, IT/IS, financial positions, healthcare, and aviation. Clients report he is excellent at listening to their needs and providing guidance in career pathing, networking, branding, and interview skills.
Paul's Florida Tech accolades include:
- COPLA Alumni of the Year - 2022
- Past President of the Alumni Association
- Alumni Association Board - 1991-1998
- Alumni Admissions Recruiter
Paul's student activities while at Florida Tech:
- Newman Club President
- Admissions Ambassador
- Varsity Soccer & Basketball - Student Athletic Trainer
- Crimson Sports Editor