Join us in a relaxed, colleagial atmosphere to gain skills that will help you boost your career. All sessions include a boxed dinner, parking, and materials.

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (dinner available at 5:30 p.m.)
Place: Center for Corporate Education, Snead Hall B3189 (301 W. Main St.)
Cost: $50
 Conducting an Effective Job Search 

May 23, 2019 | Speaker: John Worth

This workshop will cover a wide variety of specific topics including focusing and organizing your job search, networking, writing resumes and cover letters, and interviewing. By attending this session, participants will be better able to:

  • Focus their job search on key drivers
  • Understand “who they are and where they belong”
  • Avoid common job search mistakes
  • Network more effectively
  • Prepare a resume that helps them stand out from other applicants
  • Write cover letters that differentiate their candidacy
  • Interview with confidence

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Writing Your Strength Based Resume

June 5, 2019 | Speaker: Katybeth Lee

Resumes are a required part of almost any job application, but your resume doesn’t need to list everything you’ve ever done. So, how do you choose what information to include? Learn how to make intentional choices about how you write your resume to reflect your unique strengths and steer your career into roles that use your strengths to make an impact. By attending this session, participants will be better able to:

  • Identify the strengths they want to highlight on their resumes
  • Understand how to effectively write a resume 
  • Make changes to their resumes in order to better connect with positions that will use their strengths

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Job Crafting in Structured Job Spaces 

July 18, 2019 | Speaker: Jenna Lenhardt

People will hold around 10 different jobs in their lifetime on average, but the majority of employees (50.8%) consider themselves "not engaged" with their work. Companies build structured job positions to achieve a certain organizational goal, yet humans are multifaceted and multidisciplinary in their interests, hobbies and skills. In this session, we will uncover how you can work toward striking a balance between a structured job role and maximizing your skills and passions to stay engaged in your position and career. By attending this session, participants will be better able to:

  • Identify where personal values match your current or future role
  • Learn about ways to integrate your values and strengths into a structured job role
  • Analyze current resources and support to engage in effective job crafting techniques in the future

 

Registration opens April 1

 

Using LinkedIn to Boost Your Career

August 6, 2019 | Speaker: Latisha Taylor

We all know that personal connections matter and can lead to promising job opportunities. Why not enhance your connections using LinkedIn? This session will guide participants in a step-by-step process of how to strengthen their LinkedIn profile and attract recruiters. By attending this session, participants will be better able to:

  • Attract recruiters with an enhanced LinkedIn profile
  • Learn how to use Linkedin as a way to search for career opportunities
  • Identify ways to utilize LinkedIn as an online networking tool 

Registration opens April 1