Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Fall 2010 with Career Development Services

We have a lot going on this fall with Career Development Services (CDS), and we’re excited to share our upcoming events and activities with Peirce students and alumni! Read on for the Fall 2010 CDS Workshop Schedule. You can R.S.V.P. to all events by calling 888.GO.PEIRCE, ext. 9202, or send us an e-mail.

Career Development Services Workshops (Fall 2010 – Session 1)
Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters
Having a professional resume and cover letter is essential in the changing job market. Attend this workshop to hear the latest trends and recommendations on cover letters and resumes and receive feedback from a professional in your industry. For individualized feedback after the workshop, participants must submit their resumes via e-mail by Sept. 24. Resumes will be returned Oct. 1 via e-mail.
     Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
     Room 69 – R.S.V.P. by Sept. 10

Savvy Job Search Strategies
Let’s face it, finding a job is a job! In this interactive workshop, students and alumni will learn how to effectively use job search tools ranging from time management to networking to online job boards and social media (including LinkedIn, Facebook, Myspace and Twitter). Whether you are technically savvy or technology leery, you will get great tips to improve your job search process!
     Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
     Room 69 – R.S.V.P. by Sept. 21

How I Got Fired On Facebook!
Students and alumni are encouraged to attend this workshop on social media and networking. Attendees will be shown useful ways of navigating social media (including LinkedIn, Facebook, Myspace and Twitter) to broaden their professional network. Developed for all Peirce programs, this workshop will be facilitated by an Information Technology professional with social media expertise.
     Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
     Room 69 – R.S.V.P. by Oct. 12

Improving Your Interviewing Skills
Come out to this workshop to receive interviewing tips from seasoned professionals in various industries. In this session, you will be provided information on how to sharpen your interviewing skills and you will also have an opportunity to practice! Join us for hands-on experience and honest feedback!
     Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
     Room 69 – Oct. 26

And remember, if the workshop you need is not available or if you cannot attend one of the scheduled sessions, you can always contact CDS to make an appointment with a counselor for a one-on-one session!