JOB SEARCH TRACK
Wednesday, June 26th from 11 am – 8 pm EDT
Career Author Presentations
- Gain confidence
- Get jobs faster!
- Earn more!
Research shows that you can land a job that is relevant to your degree, faster, and with less effort if you know how to maneuver through the vexing job search process. Each author will share three tips on how you can not only land a job quicker with less effort, but a job that gets you excited to go to work!
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Roberto Angulo 11:00 am EDT
Job Boards and Job Search Tools: Strategies to Make them Work for You!
There are over 50k job niche job boards. You will learn where to find the most relevant job boards as well as how to best utilize job boards to find jobs that take advantage of your education and match your interests.
Todd Bauerle 11:40 am EDT
Write Down Your Dreams and Goals First
You can’t launch a successful career without knowing where you want to end up. Todd will share with you fundamental steps you need to take to first identify the “end game” what you want to achieve, where you want to go in your career and then fill in the steps to get there. You will understand the power of faith in helping you reach your goals.
Rishav Khanal 12:00 pm EDT
Experience Over Degrees: The Blueprint to Get You the Job Your Degree Doesn’t
Getting your degree involved a lot of hard work and an enormous amount of money. Now you need to leverage that investment to launch your career. You need a tactical road map to share your experiences and skills with hiring authorities. You will also need to start to build your professional network. Rishav has mastered the art of networking and will share with you proven strategies to let your network find your next job.
Kristen O’Shea 12:40 pm EDT
Tips on Building a Mentoring Relationship With Your Managers and Loving Your Job
Most people leave jobs because they can’t stand their boss. Your boss has not been promoted to his/her position to coddle you and accept your faults. His/her job is to help you help the company reach its goals. Kristen will share tips on how you can leverage your relationship with your boss so you know what he/she expects of you and provides you the guidance and coaching you need to advance your career.
L. Xavier Cano 1:00 pm EDT
Resumes That Stand Out! Tips for College Students and Recent Grads for Writing a Superior Resume and Securing an Interview
Your resume is still going to be an important tool in your career tool chest to help you get a job. Most people don’t understand how critically important it is for your resume to include keywords that will be recognized by automated software that parses through resumes to identify people that most likely match their hiring needs. You will learn how to make your resume work for you so you land your first job faster!
Kat Frati 1:40 pm EDT
Proven tips to Create a Strengths-Based Resume
Now that you’ve taken the time to complete assessments, you need to be able to communicate those skills particularly through your resume. Kat will share with you easy to adopt techniques to present your strengths in your resume so they will show how you can accomplish the tasks and responsibilities outlined in the job description and role you are applying for.
Jeremy Schifeling 2:00 pm EDT
Write a Cover Letter
Cover letters can be a make or break tool in your job search toolkit. You have the opportunity to catch the attention of a hiring manager with a carefullywritten and customized cover letter. To do so there are some proven steps and things you should be aware of in order to get your resume noticed. Jeremy will unlock some of those secrets.
Lorraine McCamley 2:40 pm EDT
Your Job Description is Your Ticket to Rapid Career Advancement
Too often people apply for a job, review their job description and file it away. You can’t do that and expect to succeed. Your job description is something you should review monthly and get feedback from your colleagues and your boss as to how well you are accomplishing the tasks that impact their performance. Lorraine will give you proven strategies on how you can take advantage of your strengths to complete the tasks assigned to you.
Sam Waterfall 3:00 pm EDT
Telephone Interview SUCCESS – How to Prepare, Perform and Follow Up
Research suggests it takes as many as 11 interviews to land a job. One of the first interview steps you will have is either a phone or video interview. With the odds of landing a job from your first interview slim to none, it only makes sense to prepare for and maximize the opportunity. Same will give you rock-solid strategies to “ace” the interview and land the job!
Viviane Lopuch 3:40 pm EDT
Research the Organizations You Want to Work With
Viviane has talked with hundreds of hiring managers who wince when they interview grads who have no clue on what their firm does, or even a general understanding of the job they are applying for. (even after providing them the job description) Viviane will help you stand out from others with tips and strategies on how to show hiring managers you invested time in researching the company’s products, service, and people.
Scott Aaron 4:00 pm EDT
The LinkedIn Book for Network Marketing: Simple Strategies for Massive Success
LinkedIn is going to be a critical tool to getting hired and advancing your career. Scott will share important steps you will need to help your LinkedIn profile work for you so hiring managers see your skills, experiences, and likelihood that you are the right candidate for the job!
Donald Crews 4:40 pm EDT
LinkedIn and Compensation Strategies to Land Your First Job
Few people use their LinkedIn profile to show why they are the right candidates. It’s important that your profile identifies qualitative and quantitive success stories about you. Donald will share with you how you can use your LinkedIn profile to stand out. You will also learn how to maximize the compensation you receive!
Tony Beshara 5:00 pm EDT
Proven Job Search Formula to Help You Land a Job FAST
If you are like most grads, this is your first professional job search. You need some fundamental skills and steps to implement a successful job search. Tony will share with you a step by step formula that keeps you moving to your dream job.
Jennifer Doyle Vancil 5:40 pm EDT
Get in Touch With Who You Are to Help You Decide Your Career Path
Everything starts with know your strengths and weaknesses. How much time or investment have you made in taking career, personality, skills, or behavior assessments. Jennifer will remind you that this is as important as check ups with your doctor. You need to know the fundamentals of who you are so you can then choose the right industry and apply your values to choose the right role in which you will succeed.
Tim Lewis 6:00 pm EDT
Social Media Networking: How to Use Social Media to Get the Job You Want, Find Love, Get Business Success and Boost Your Travel Experience
It used to be the only way you could network with others was to attend local, regional, and national meetings and conferences. Today you can network with hundreds of times more people while sitting in your bathrobe eating breakfast. Tim will share with you how you can use your social media channels to build a powerful professional network.
John Gregory Vincent 6:40 pm EDT
Communicate With Hiring Manager Who You Really Are
Hollywood is all about stories. You have a story to tell that will capture the interest of the people who will hire you. You just need to craft the story with the kind of hooks that will make you memorable. Everyone hiring managers interview has a degree and is a hard worker. You must be able to show what makes you stand out and why your passion will help their company or department each their goals.
Wayne Robinson 7:00 pm EDT
Job Hunting Secrets They Don’t Tell You About; How to Get any Job You Really Want – Guaranteed!
We haven’t found anyone yet that we can call a “born job seeker”! While it doesn’t take the knowledge and experience of a rocket scientist there are fundamental skills and strategies one can implement to land a job faster with less effort. Wayne can fill you in on what you need to do to create a powerful results-oriented job search strategy.
Chaya S. Abelsky 7:40 pm EDT
You Are the Master of Your Career and Can Control Where You Go
Our strength is our weakness, our weakness is our strength; identifying your strength allows you to live a life focused on your strength. Now that you know your strengths you need to leverage them and focus your energy on them. Doing so will give you the ability to control your own destiny.