Mastodon Career Calls Schedule for 2013
The IPFW Office of Career Services will host professional development Webinars for Students, Graduate Students and Alumni on the third Thursday of every month on a variety of topics.
Job Searching and Interview Tips for Ex-Offenders - Partnering with ODMA
[January 17, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] Register
Ex-offenders and people in other disadvantaged situations tend to face a variety of obstacles when searching and interviewing for jobs. Attend this webinar and learn some techniques on how to job search and answer the tough interview questions regarding your offense. Learn about how some of the best solutions to make yourself more marketable are right in front of you.
[Presenter: Anthony Hudson—Blue Jacket]
What Recruiters Look for on Résumés - Partnering with ODMA
[February 7, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] Register
With every job opening attracting hundreds of applicants, recruiter spend only 15-30 seconds on each résumé before they decide to keep it or toss it. This webinar will teach you how to create a killer résumé using the top things recruiters look for when reviewing résumés!
[Presenter: Abby Wilder, Recruiting Under, Lincoln Financial Group]
Do’s & Don’ts of Networking and the Job Search
[February 28, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] Register
Learn tips from an industry employer on the do’s and don’ts of job searching and networking. Learn what makes some candidates stand out over others, and how you can deliver an effective message about your qualifications from the beginning to maximize your potential for an offer. From introducing yourself to an employer at a networking event to accepting an offer down the road, you will gain a competitive advantage by mastering these job search and networking basics.
[Presenter: Sal LoMagro, District Marketing Manager, Federated Insurance]
[March 5, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] - Partnering with ODMA Register
Ever think your older co-workers don't understand you? Seems that younger colleagues are speaking a different language? The message is clear—you won't want to miss this illuminating webinar on professional workplace communication and how you can help bridge the generational gap may exist in your place of employment.
(Presenter: Sheila Cuffy, Limited-Term Lecturer, Continuing Studies)
OUT at Work—Tips for LGBTQ Students and Alumni
[March 25, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] —Partnering with ODMA Register
Want to help your co-workers better understand your lifestyle? Want to be an informed resource? This panel of professionals can help guide you through the process of being "out at work." And it can help those not in the LGBTQ community to be stronger, more supportive advocates.
[April 4, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] —Partnering with ODMA Register
Learn more about the educational and professional paths you can follow to a STEM—Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math—career. Join ODMA and Career Services for this roundtable discussion featuring local STEM professionals. It's a great opportunity to discover more about this exciting field and network!
How to Negotiate Salary and Benefits!
[April 18, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST] Register
We know negotiating a salary is tough and often unpleasant work, especially if you really need a job. But it is also necessary if you want to be paid fairly, get a raise or snag that promotion. This webinar will provide you with the most useful and pertinent materials regarding negotiation tips, tricks and techniques.
[Presenter: Jennifer Fisher, Group Dekko]
What to expect at a Webinar
During the Webinar you'll be able to hear the presenter, see a slideshow, type in questions to the presenter for a live response, and take online polls to see how your opinions compare to the other virtual attendees. [www.anymeeting.com]
Questions? Contact Ashley Calderon, Director of Career Services, 260-481-6591 / email@example.com