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Mastodon Career Calls

Mastodon Career Calls 2014 Fall

The Office of Career Services and the Office of Diversity and Multi-Cultural Affairs
will host free professional development webinars for Students, Graduate Students and Alumni on a variety of topics. Sponsored By:  

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What Type of Leadership Style do You Have?  
[September 11, 2014 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST]  
What do you prefer? “Let’s do it the fun way! Let’s do it the easy way! Let’s do it my way! Let’s do
it the right way!” Wagoner’s animal leadership styles-what animal are you?? This is a simple yet
powerful tool that can help you optimize your leadership style, run an office, and work as a team.
We promise you will never think of your coworkers or peers the same!
[Presenter: Rachel Landis, Assistant Director, Career Services, IU Bloomington]

Your Elevator Pitch–Communicate your Brand at the Mastodon Job & Internship Fair 
[September 18, 2014 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00 pm                     
Can you communicate your value proposition to employers, customers or network contacts in 30
seconds at the Job & Internship Fair? Is it memorable, vivid and interesting? We all need to be able to describe what we do and how we add value clearly. This webinar will help you learn the important
components of a strong introduction, how to tell your unique story, and when to leave.
[Presenter: Amy Shurley, Northwestern Mutual]

INdorsed Explained - Get Ready to be Career Ready!
November 5, 2014, Noon to 1:00        pm                                 Register
The Indorsed Career Ready Program is a Certificate with statewide standards used by Indiana Colleges and Universities to certify students’ preparation for professional work. During this webinar, you will learn more about the INdorsed Certificate, how it’s tailored to each student, and ways you can complete the certificate prior to graduation (even if you’re graduating in December 2014)!
Presenter:  Karen Campbell, IPFW Career Services

To Disclose or Not To Disclose: Disabilities and the Job Search
November 18 • noon to 1 p.m. EST                                         Register
Job searching with a disability? What should you consider? Are you required to disclose? Join us for this webinar where we provide all the answers to your questions and more!
Presenter: Eric Wagenfeld, Office of Dean of Students, IPFW

Tips and Tricks from a Corporate Recruiters to Help Land Your Next Role 
[November 20, 2014 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST]             Register
Ever wonder what happened when you submit your resume to a corporate website? Do you want to know what gets a recruiters attention? Listen to two Corporate Recruiters share their insider secrets about what a recruiter really looks for in your application materials, and how you can best market yourself for your next role. You will also learn more about how social media is changing the game for recruiting, tips to prepare for your first interaction with a recruiter, and how to tailor your resume.
[Presenters: Abby Wiloder, Lincoln Financial Group & Jenn Veatch, Parkview]

LinkedIn for Beginners – Growing Your Connections!     
[December 11, 2014, from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST]             Register
Are you not on LinkedIn yet? With 175 million users, LinkedIn is one of the largest social media platforms for professionals to communicate with each other. It does not only serve as a resume for people who want to find jobs, but also as a great marketing tool for self-employed professionals to get work. During this workshop you will learn how to create an engaging LinkedIn profile and grow the number of connections that you have.
[December 11, 2014, from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST]
Bradley Lawerence, Senior Relationship Manager at LinkenIN]

Questions about Mastodon Career Calls? Contact Ashley Calderon, calderoa@ipfw.edu