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Mastodon Career Webinars

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Mastodon Career Call Webinars Fall 2016

How to Find an On-Campus/Work-Study Job Webinar
August 31, 2016 @ noon

You’re here, on campus, now you need to find a job! Several IPFW departments rely on student workers for administrative, programming, and support roles. A student employee position can provide you with income and can be a great way to connect to campus. This webinar will also discuss what work study is, how to tell if you have it awarded, how to find a work study job, how to differentiate jobs that are work study and ones that aren’t. You’ll also get an introduction to JobZone and learn to navigate job postings and filter searches. A student employee position at IPFW can also open the door to professional development training through your department or through the Student Employment Training Program.

Being Strategic with LinkedIn Webinar
September 12, 2016 @ noon – Presented live in Neff 101 and broadcast online

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. This presentation will also cover using LinkedIn to job search. As well, you’ll learn about the LinkedIn app just for students! This will be a live presentation in Neff 101 with pizza and also be broadcast online live.

Stand out from the Career Fair Crowd Webinar
September 14, 2016 @ noon

Wondering how to get noticed by a potential employer at the upcoming IPFW Mastodon Job & Internship Fair? This session will help you learn how to network and conduct yourself in front of employers at the Career fair. Spend real time with industry employers and get insider tips to land your next opportunity!

The College Student Life Explained Webinar
September 28, 2016 @ noon

College can be quite the transition. Living on your own, classes at varying times, in multiple buildings with professors and peers from all over the world. It’s exciting and scary at the same time. Spend an hour with the Don2Don Student Success Coaches and learn some tips and tricks on a successful transition from high school, another college, or just from summer break! Topics covered will include: time management, student success strategies, academic support, and the always popular social life conversation.

Job Searching and Interview Tips for Ex-Offenders Webinar
October 5, 2016 @ noon

What’s the best way to approach the job search if you have issues in your background or a barrier that you feel may limit your opportunities such as a criminal background, or little to no experience? This webinar can provide some helpful tips for the application and interview process that can make a real difference. Making yourself more marketable may be easier than you think.

Harassment and Workplace Bullying Webinar
November 16, 2016 @ noon

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