Career Advancement Clinic
PLEASE NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have cancelled the Thursday evening Career Advancement Clinic. The Thursday Global Cafe & Microsoft Tech showcase are not affected and remain on schedule. We apologize for this change in the career advancement clinic.
What is a CAREER ADVANCEMENT CLINIC?
Career Advancement Clinics (CAC) are our most popular program and they provide a unique opportunity to:
- Meet with local corporate and agency recruiters: 6 firms confirmed to date-more to come!
- Attend sessions from a career coach
- Receive resume review services
- Attend the Microsoft Tech Showcase
- and much more........
WhO should attend?
Career Advancement Clinics are perfect for:
- People in transition - looking for work
- People curious about new opportunities
- People who want to make sure they are ready if and when they need to look for work
This is first time we are offering the CAC as part of Professional Development Day. The CAC is open from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Thursday evening and is separate from the Global Cafe.
You may register for a CAC-only ticket,however this does not include dinner or access to the Global Cafe.
Full access and Global Cafe tickets include free admission to the CAC.
Topic: Job Search Networking for Those Who Hate Networking
First session 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Second session 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hate networking? Think you have to be born with networking skills or else you’re doomed to be a reluctant networker forever? Worried that introverts don’t stand a chance?
This workshop will give you just the tips and strategies you need and nothing you don’t need. You’ll be able to get yourself to network to find more jobs and end your search with outrageous success—and FAST!
Here's just a portion of what you'll learn:
- The exact script for talking to people you don’t even know. It’s the 3-minute 3 questions strategy that will get you lots more meaningful conversations.Common networking mistakes that burn bridges. Unfortunately, you can be doing these things and yet you cannot even smell the smoke!
- Learn the today’s reality of the hidden job market today (does it exist? Partially the answer is yes. However, it has morphed into a different focus and you must understand how that impacts your networking activities.)
- The 2 things you must have in place to get BIG results from your networking. Contrary to conventional wisdom, neither is your resume.
- 5 simple changes to make immediately to your Linkedin profile so you are irresistible to recruiters! (Psst – You’ll find out the secrets of how a recruiter decides whether to click or skip your profile.)