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The Career Management Center Presents: Jump Start Your 2020 Job Search

by Alumni Career Events

Alumni Event Career Management

Tue, 14 Jan 2020, 6:30 PM –

Tue, 11 Feb 2020, 8:30 PM

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33 W 60th Street, 10th Floor


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Dates: January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
Fee: $250 for all 5 sessions
Where: January 14th and February 11th in person at 33 W. 60th Street, 10th floor.  All other sessions will be virtual

It’s a new year – a perfect time to focus your efforts on finding a new role. Whether you’re a recent graduate or have been in the market for a while, this five-part job search course will help you to achieve the transition you seek. If you have your job targets in mind but have been haphazard in your efforts, this is the place to come to get organized and productive in your search.

This series of 5 sessions provides the perfect opportunity to learn how to optimize each stage of a job search: 
-    Plan and organize your job search campaign (meets in person)
-    Revitalize your promotional materials – resume, LinkedIn profile, pitch (meets virtually)
-    Get good at getting interviews – tap into the “hidden” job market (meets virtually)
-    Ace the interviews! (meets virtually)
-    Turn interviews into offers (meets in person)

Each of the five sessions includes a presentation on the topic as well as the opportunity to gain feedback on your situation and your pitch from both your alumni-colleagues and the coach. After each session you’ll get “homework” to keep you moving forward.


Session 1: Planning and Organizing Your Job Search Campaign (in-person)

In the first 30 minutes, each participant introduces themselves and their situation. In the remaining 1.5 hours Robert will deliver a workshop with the following topics:

· Job targets: why you need them, how to define, identify and prioritize them.

· How to position yourself for your next job (not your last), what's your branding

· Time management across the four ways of getting interviews – job postings, search firms, cold-outreach and networking

· Creating a Job Search Marketing Plan for the “Active” job search

· Setting yourself up for keeping in touch via a Contact Management System


Session 2: Your Job Search Promotional Materials (virtual)

1 hour presentation, 1 hour group meeting

· Resume

· LinkedIn Profile

· Pitch


Session 3: Getting Interviews (virtual)

1 hour presentation, 1 hour group meeting

· Optimizing each of the four methods of getting interviews

· Emails/cover-letters

· Advanced techniques for tapping into the “hidden job market”

· Getting the most out of informational meetings


Session 4: Acing Your Interview (virtual)

1 hour presentation, 1 hour group meeting

· Interview Strategy

· Interview Preparation, e.g. proactively address objections to/issues with your candidacy, develop your 2-3 "success stories", questions to ask

· Tactics – what to do at the interview, how to handle difficult questions, including salary


Session 5: Turning Interviews Into Offers (in-person)

1 hour presentation, 1 hour group meeting

· How to close the deal, and even turn a ‘no’ into a ‘yes’ with your follow-up "influence email"

· How to turn apparent rejection into an opportunity


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