Winter Quarter 2009 Career Development Workshops


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Winter Quarter 2009 Career Development Workshops

  2. 2. <ul><li>If you are interested in conducting any of the Career Development Workshops please contact Anitra Brockman( [email_address] ) or Brian Hooten( [email_address] ). </li></ul><ul><li>Your expertise and experiences will definitely assist our students as they prepare themselves for successful careers </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for your time and consideration in helping our students! </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>DATE: JANUARY 14, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 12NOON-2PM </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 4:30PM-6PM </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>What are employers looking for in a resume and cover letter? Attend this workshop and you will construct and tailor your resume and cover letter to the specific position you want to land. You'll learn how to target your cover letter as well to best market yourself and get your foot in the door for the interview. Bring your questions and resume/cover letter drafts! Emphasis is placed on improving your communication to reflect achievements as they relate to your career goals. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>DATE: JANUARY 28, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 12NOON-2PM </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 4PM-6PM </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Nervous about what will happen during your job interview? Want to know how to make a great first impression with employers? Attend this workshop to learn how to get the job offer and impress even the toughest of interviewers! The following will be addressed: interview formats, researching companies, answering interviewing questions, interview ethics and etiquette, and more! </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>DATE: FEBRUARY 13, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 12NOON-1PM </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 5PM-6PM </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Are you able to concisely and persuasively talk about how you would handle a situation related to your prospective job duties? Can you recall details of past behavior and experiences and effectively present these stories to an interviewer? This workshop will cover ways to identify behavior-based and situational interview questions, why interviewers prefer these types of questions, steps for preparing for these questions, and how to successfully deliver your answers. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>DATE: FEBRUARY 27, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 1-3PM </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 4-6PM </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism is key to succeeding in today’s competitive world. Knowing when to initiate a handshake, how to introduce your boss to your best friend, proper netiquette, and professional communication will be covered during this workshop. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>DATE: MARCH 6, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 12-1PM </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 5-6PM </li></ul><ul><li>Most job seekers are anxious and uncomfortable when the time comes to discuss salary. This workshop will offer basic information about negotiating salaries and a better understanding of salary expectations. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>DATE: MARCH 11, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 3PM-6PM </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Give yourself the edge and do what some do but most don't - dress the part - be that dynamic person the company is looking for! </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>DATE: MARCH 13, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 1-3PM </li></ul><ul><li>TIME: 4-6PM </li></ul><ul><li>Through this workshop you will learn how to develop a professional portfolio that showcases your strengths and accomplishments; while also learning how to present it effectively in an interview situation. Impress the interviewer by providing them with a visual of why you are the best candidate for the position.  </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The most important question to ask on the job is not &quot;what am I getting?&quot; The most important question to ask is &quot;What am I becoming?&quot; Jim Rohn </li></ul><ul><li> &quot;Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Joyce Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. Marie Curie </li></ul>