In the Center for Career Development, we fondly refer to training, workshops and other resources for you as 'Prep Talks'. These pieces are designed to be both encouraging and informative. Visit the Events page, to learn more about upcoming workshops for students and alumni.
Prep Talk Workshops: Encouraging and Informative
Applicant Tracking System (ATS): So you completely revamped your resume, it looks AMAZING, you then submitted that resume to 75 different job posts, and got 0 phone calls. What gives? Take a moment, with this Prep Talk article to learn how to get your resume past the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and into the hands of the hiring manager.
Resume Basics: Your resume is a living document that must be updated and tailored to each position. How are you going to solve that employer’s pain point? In this on-campus session, you will learn the components of a resume, how to tailor it, and how to get it in the hands of the hiring manager. Take 20 minutes, with this Prep Talk Video to make sure your resume is employer ready.
Working a Career Fair to your Advantage: Spend 10 minutes, with this Prep Talk Video to learn how to harness the power of LinkedIn to connect with and build an expansive network of professionals and companies.
Winter 2020 - Prep Talk Workshop Schedule (Frasch 211)
Tuesdays in FR 211 - descriptions, information, and registration is coming soon!
- February 11: Resume Basics (12-1pm or 5-6pm)
- February 25: Strategic Job Search (12-1pm or 5-6pm)
- March 3: Networking (12-1pm or 5-6pm)
- March 10: Interviewing Skills (12-1pm or 5-6pm)
- March 17: LinkedIn (12-1pm or 5-6pm)
- March 24: How to Work a Career Fair (12-1pm or 5-6pm)