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.
Agestrong Workforce: Positioning 50+ Job Seekers for Success, 2021 (1:01:01)
Learn how age 50+ job seekers can position themselves for success based on cutting edge research.
Beat the Resume Robots: Learn How to Leverage Applicant Tracking Systems, 2021 (51:44)
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.
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.
How to Successfully Navigate the Flexible and Remote Job Market, 2021 (1:05:20)
Understand current trends in the flexible and remote job market including how the pandemic has changed the landscape and increased the opportunities and how to position yourself for a remote or flexible job.
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.
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.
Resume Tips for Remote Jobs, 2021 (48:38)
Hear actionable tips and tricks for creating a resume specifically for remote job applications.
Self Branding in the Job Seeking Marketplace, 2021 (55:08)
Andrew Hudson, founder of Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List, discusses the basics of branding and how job seekers can create a powerful self brand that results in more interviews and job offers.
Storytelling for Your Career Transition, 2021 (1:07:11)
In your transition into a new job, you may reevaluate your current self, search for what excites you, and develop opportunities. Learn how to craft your story so you can foster connection and build trust.