Alumni Career & Professional Development offers regular career programs in person and virtually. You can find the video replays of those covering strategies to help you find a job in any sector below.
Beat the Resume Robots: Learn How to Leverage Applicant Tracking Systems, 2020 (1:16:37)
Learn about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), the technology commonly used to process and rank your online applications, including how recruiters and human resources teams use them, how to format your resume and use keywords to effectively optimize your ATS ranking, and resources for checking how “ATS-friendly” your resume is.
Efficiently Organizing Your Job Search, 2020 (43:04)
Keeping track of job postings, deadlines, cover letters, recruiter contacts and more can quickly become overwhelming. Learn basic strategies to track your job search in a spreadsheet and keep your resume, cover letters, and other files neatly organized, saving you time and reducing your stress as you manage your job search.
Internship & Job Search During Tough Economic Times, 2020 (21:47)
Learn helpful strategies and tips as you job and internship search during tough economic times. Leave this virtual webinar with action items of how to move forward in your search.
Job Search Bootcamp #1 – Finding Jobs, 2020 (1:07:13)
Hear ideas on how to network to find job opportunities, use job boards effectively, identify different job titles and clarify your target job function and industry as well as other job search strategies.
Job Search Blunders: How to Avoid and Overcome Them (1:03:45)
Learn how to avoid the most common job search blunders, overcome those you can and forgive yourself for what you can’t correct.
Job Search During the Holidays, 2019
Cindy Hyman and Patty Powell (JD ’83) discuss tactics for finding a job during the busy holiday season and maintaining your sanity.
- Addressing Myths and Advantages (7:02)
- Effective Job Search Tactics (14:00)
- Building Your Personal Brand (3:22)
- Leveraging Holiday Networking Opportunities (7:33)
- Coping with Holiday Stress (21:49)
- Q&A (5:50)
Job Search with Founder/CEO of Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List, 2019
Learn about job search from Andrew Hudson, founder of the Denver region’s top jobs list.
- The Hard Truths about Job Search (5:55)
- Branding (18:15)
- Self-Branding (9:53)
- Self-Brand Touchpoints (4:52)
- How to Use Job Boards (2:18)
- Navigating Applicant Tracking Systems (2:54)
- Resumes, Cover Letters and the Job Search (7:46)
- Networking (3:28)
Maximizing Pay Through Effective Negotiation, 2019
Denise Liebetrau of Prosper Consulting discusses how to value your experience, expertise and education, when to use this knowledge during the interview and offer process and how to have pay and performance discussions throughout your career so you can maximize your earnings and achieve your financial goals.
- Employee Value Proposition (7:44)
- Building a Business Case (5:50)
- Salary Resources (3:23)
- Negotiation Strategies (13:04)
- Mastery & Career Happiness (6:58)
- Q&A (Dealing with Hard No’s; Asking for a Bigger Raise) (17:54)
Nationwide Job Search Bootcamp, 2020 (1:10:45)
This webinar will provide an overview of important job search preparation and skills, without a focus on job search location. You will learn: resources for finding jobs online, tips on how to tailor your resume and cover letter to every position you apply for and strategies for using LinkedIn effectively to build your network and find new opportunities.
Positive Thinking for Job Search Resilience, 2020 (47:25)
Learn research-based strategies for increasing positive career thoughts and how to boost your motivation and confidence to succeed in your job search.
Time Management Tips for Your Remote Job Search, 2020 (1:03:31)
Find out how to create an effective game plan for your job search and ensure you are taking the right steps, including networking, leveraging the hidden job market and how to handle applications.