Speed Networking: Uncover the Hidden Job Market
Just a few slots left for students to sign up for this exclusive networking event. Speed Networking helps students prepare for and engage in brief career conversations with professionals on Saturday, April 27th. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
The hidden job market is uncovered through conversations with the right people ~ a set of skills necessary to thrive in todays competitive job market. It is not just who you know, but who knows what you know! To develop this skill-set, Speed Networking: Creating Connections is a learning lab to practice engaging in brief, effective career conversations with professionals. This high octane event will be held on Saturday, April 27th at 2:00 where students:
- practice stating "elevator speech"
- meet alumni from a wide range of professions
- learn about companies/industries of interest
- establish a list of new contacts
Speed Networking participants required to attend a pre-workshop to learn how to present their career intentions during the critical first five minutes of meeting a professional- an essential skill to develop for future job interviews and/or graduate school admissions. Pre-workshop participants will:
- create a positioning statement
- access credible resources to conduct field research
- practice exchanging business cards professionally
- review professional communication standards
Speed Networking pre-workshop scheduled for Thursday, April 25th @ 3:00PM in Marsh LL-5. Please RSVP for this training at email@example.com.
Space is limited to the first 25 students and students must reserve their spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Speed Networkiing: Creating Connections is sponsored by Alumni Relations and the Career Development Center.
Posted by Career Development Center (email@example.com) on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:55 AM