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Alumni Career Services Webinar Series

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Alumni Career Services Webinar Series

The ACS Webinar Series features professionals with expertise on various career and professional development topics, ranging from preparing your job search materials to improving your networking skills and everything in between. See below for a complete listing of this upcoming semester's webinars, as well as information on the speakers, dates, and times. Can't make a session? All webinars are recorded and made available on the CCE Webinar & Video Library within two weeks of the live air date.

Please note that UNI login is required for registration for all webinars. If you do not know your UNI or password please click here for Alumni or here for Students.

Spring 2017 Webinars

All webinars wil take place 1:00pm-1:45pm  (30 minute sessions with 15 minutes Q&A afterwards)

 

Wednesday, January 18: The Product of YOU: Developing Your Professional Brand

What is a "professional brand" and can it help you advance your career or find new opportunities? In this webinar you will hear from a CCE career counselor and former communications strategist on how to: 1) define your professional brand; 2) analyze and understand your targeted audience; 3) devise a strategic plan to promote yourself; and 4) deliver a compelling pitch to share your professional experiences and success storiesThis webinar is pre-recorded, with 15 minutes of LIVE Q&A.

Speaker: Carrie Pennoni, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services at Columbia University's Center for Career Education.

 

Wednesday, February 15: Writing a Results Focused and Targeted Resume

An accomplishment-driven resume focuses on your proven history of exceeding expectations. Your goal is to accurately and positively relay your accomplishments to potential employers. Watch this engaging webinar and learn effective strategies that will help you successfully showcase your experiences and best position you as a top contender for the desired position. This webinar is pre-recorded, with 15 minutes of LIVE Q&A.

Speaker: Rose Sterling, Director, Alumni Career Services, Columbia University Center for Career Education. 

 

Wednesday, March 22: Get What You’re “Worth” – Smart Salary Negotiation

Negotiation is a fundamental concept of business – this may involve negotiating a starting salary, defining job responsibilities, or modifying a benefits package. Understanding the boundaries of what is acceptable based on your experience and skills, the position expectations, and the industry or organization is crucial to developing a successful negotiating strategy. This webinar will explore specific negotiation techniques that can be utilized in a variety of situations—from offer acceptance to advancement within your current organization. This webinar is pre-recorded, with 15 minutes of LIVE Q&A.

Speaker: Caroline Ceniza-Levine, Co-Founder of SixFigureStart® Career Coaching.

 

Wednesday, April 19: How to Conduct a Confidential Job Search

If you are currently employed but looking for your next career opportunity, keeping your job search confidential can be an essential part of the process. In this webinar we will walk you through the Dos and Don’ts of carrying out a discreet search including need-to-know tips for updating your application materials, selecting references, networking, and managing your online presence. We will also cover how to best maintain professionalism in your current workplace while pursuing a new position.

Speaker: Carrie Pennoni, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services at Columbia University's Center for Career Education.

 

CCE Webinar & Video Library

Did you know you have access to a full library of online video tutorials?  Search the CCE Webinar & Video Library for past webinar workshops organized by a variety of career topics. 

Questions? 

If you have any questions about CCE's career services and programs for alumni, or if you would like to be added to our monthly e-newsletter, please send an email to cce-alumni@columbia.edu