What is Professional Development?
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT is an intricate part of a quality education and career preparation. Effective professional development will enhance your job-searching experience and increase your chances of landing the perfect career opportunity. The Career Development Center offers an array of professional development workshops, presentations, and events that will assist you with attaining skills for your personal and career development. Please plan to attend these upcoming professional development events.
Raise your professional bar by creating your personal, student business card. Business cards are great networking companions that can be exchanged at professional networking events. They are great marketing tools!
The resume is normally the "first look" and one of the most important components of a successful job search campaign. Often times, your resume will determine whether or not you will receive an interview which is a direct link to getting a job.
|February 4, 2015||Tuesday||4-5PM||Location: Campus Center 304|
|April 7, 2015||Tuesday||TBA||Location: Campus Center 304|
A mock interview is a simulation of an actual job interview. It provides you with an opportunity to practice for an interview and receive feedback.
|April 1, 2015||Wednesday||8:30AM - 4:30PM||Location: CDC Suite 304|
|April 2, 2015||Thursday||All Day (9AM-4PM)||Location: Avon Williams Campus|
SOCIAL NETWORKING: YOUR ON-LINE REPUTATION
Social media has become a popular means for employers to use as a recruiting method. You should be social media savvy enough to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and other popular social media sites responsibly, strategically, creatively, and properly for the purpose of obtaining a career pipeline.
|March 30, 2015||Monday||4-5PM||Location: Library 315|
REVERSE CAREER FAIR
The Reverse Career Fair is a good place to switch roles to network with employers. Instead of you approaching the employers, the employers approach you. This is your chance to market yourself for opportunities.
|February 19, 2015||Thursday||2PM-4:30PM||Location: Kean Hall Gym|
PROFESSIONAL DRESS FASHION SHOW
First impressions are made within the first 8 to 30 seconds of the meeting someone, and dressing professional will greatly increase chances for SUCCESS
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