December 2013 – April 2014
LinkedIn, the social network for “professionals”, now has more than 200 million users. But how can returning veterans use the site to network, find new opportunities, and advance in their career? Join Excelsior College’s Center for Military Education to learn how to:
- Develop a LinkedIn profile page that is professional, eye-catching and optimized to be found by employers looking for veterans with your skills and experience.
- Join professional groups that can connect you to industry, help you build relationships, demonstrate your expertise and stay current.
- Create a “brand” that will highlight your professional achievements and tell your story.
- Search and find jobs that interest you!
The presentation will be led by Excelsior College’s Maribeth Gunner, Director of Career Services, and Peter Del Monico, Career Services Coordinator.
In a competitive job market it’s important to develop and implement a comprehensive job search plan that employs a multi-faceted approach, using a variety of job search tools. But not all tools are alike, and some are more important than others in building an effective plan. Join Ed Hallenbeck, Career Consultant for Excelsior College, to discuss and learn about the essential tools for your job search tool box. Online registration required (www.excelsior.edu/alumnichatreg).
There are a variety of job and career fairs, but they all have one thing in common. They attract large volumes of job seekers who are vying for the time and attention of a smaller group of recruiters. So how do you find your way through the maze of fellow job seekers and set yourself apart from others? Join Ed Hallenbeck, Career Consultant for Excelsior College, for an interesting and interactive discussion about strategies you can use to successfully navigate the job and career fair maze. Online registration required (www.excelsior.edu/alumnichatreg).