Career Webinar Series

Wednesday, June 5, 8-9 pm EDT: Make Your Network Work for YOU. Research shows that 80 percent of job seekers get jobs through their extended networks. You can't spend enough time building your professional network. You've learned by now there are two important things you need to do with your network. First build it, and second nurture it. Diane Darling will go through proven strategies, and share best practices on how you can both build your network, and at the same time help your network find jobs and do business with each other. Join Diane for a refreshing look at dozens of fun, easy to adopt networking techniques that will provide you a powerful professional network. View the video of this webinar.

Wednesday, May 1, 8-9 pm EST:Network Professionally with Facebook. A recent recruiting roundtable report found that nearly 80% of organizations use a social networking site for recruiting purposes, with LinkedIn and Facebook leading the pack. This webinar is intended for people who wish to learn the details about leveraging social media for their personal branding. No prior knowledge is required. Presenter Natascha Saunders is a certified career coach speaker, and workshop facilitator.  View the video of this webinar.

Tuesday, April 23, 7 pm EST: Gettysburg Career Webinar - The Ins and Outs of Interviewing and Networking. Charlie Scott '77 and Katherine Cornock '07 delivered a one-hour program on interviewing skills. Charlie Scott is Principal and owner of CTS Consulting Group, the firm he recently established following a 32-year career with Mercer, a global human resources consulting firm. While at Mercer, Charlie was a Senior Partner; serving as President of its global Human Capital Consulting business and member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Katherine Cornock is the Securities Campus Recruiter for the Americas at Credit Suisse. Katherine has been with Credit Suisse for 1 year and previously worked at Prudential for 5 years in Campus Recruiting and Project Management. View the video of this webinar.

Wednesday, April 3, 8 pm EST: 5 Steps to Your Personal Brand. Mastering the art of personal branding means that you are sending the right messages, networking with the right career influencers, and successfully driving the perceptions of clients, managers, and potential employers. Sherri Thomas, author of Career Smart – 5 Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand will show you how to leverage your talents, strengths, and passions to transition into an organization that appreciates and values you. View the video of this webinar.

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013: 7 Mistakes Job Seekers Make Online. This Webinar featured Joshua Waldman, author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies, and offered tips, best practices and proven strategies for job seekers on how to use Social Media to get a job. Attendees  also learned about social media-related job/interview pitfalls to avoid. View the video of this webinar.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012: Gettysburg Career Webinar - Taking Your Major from College to Career. This Webinar was led by a true expert in the field, Dr. Kate Brooks ’76, who is the Director of Liberal Arts Career Services at the University of Texas. She has literally written the book about maximizing the value of a liberal arts degree in one’s job search as the author of "You Majored in What? Mapping Your Path from Chaos to Career."   Her webinar focused on identifying the strengths of a liberal arts education, articulating its value to employers, and setting up a strategy for a successful job search.  View the video of this webinar.

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