Professional Development

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.

 

BUSINESS CARD
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!

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RESUME READY
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

 

MOCK INTERVIEWS

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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