Session 1 – The Building Blocks of a Job Search
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
3:30 –5:00 p.m.

Job seeking is not for the faint of heart or the unprepared. Pre-pandemic research conducted by recruitment agency Ranstad showed that the average successful job hunt spans five months. Today, given the upheaval in the job market caused by COVID-19, that process can take even longer, and that assumes a job seeker is organized and prepared to avoid common job search missteps.

In this first session of our boot camp, we will explain the opportunities and challenges of the job market today, define and examine the building blocks of a successful job search, and begin delving into practical tools and tactics to help you focus your efforts. Take-aways include:

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Session 2 – Shape & Curate Your Career Story
Thursday, April 8, 2021
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Jodi Chavez, President, Randstad Professionals and Life Sciences notes, “Landing your dream job requires some self-reflection. This will set you up for success in your search.” We agree. Before jumping into a search, it’s critical you are clear about the strengths, passions, and skills you bring to the table.

In this second session of our boot camp, we will explain the value of shaping and curating your career message, and take a deep dive into the PSR approach, introduced in the first session. Take-aways include:

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Session 3 – Effectively Tell Your Career Story: Part 1 – Resumes
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
3:30 –5:00 p.m.

A good resume is still an essential career asset. What makes an effective resume today? That’s the focus of this third session of our boot camp. In this session we’ll examine the purposes of a resume, types of resumes, and look at the various components of effective resumes. The take-away – an array of current resume best practices, tips, and tactics.

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Session 4 – Effectively Tell Your Career Story: Part 2 – Personal Branding & Profiles
Thursday, April 15, 2021
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Personal branding is more than a buzz phrase; when done thoughtfully, it can help fuel your career success during a job search and beyond. In this fourth session of our boot camp, we’ll define the elements of a successful personal brand and look at how and where to utilize your personal brand. Take-aways include:

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Session 5 – Networking
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
3:30 –5:00 p.m. Eastern

In today’s world, effective networking is as essential to job search as applying for jobs online. When done well, it can help you get noticed, get your foot in the door, and be more prepared for job interviews. In this fifth session of our boot camp, we’ll provide an array of best practices, tips, and tactics to help you build and tend your network. Take-aways include:

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Session 6 – Interviewing & Closing the Deal
Thursday, April 22, 2021
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

The good news – you’ve got the interview, or you’ve been presented with a job offer. The challenge – how to avoid missteps that could derail these successes. In this sixth session of our boot camp, we’ll dive into how to effectively interview and assess job offers. Take-aways include:

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Session 7 – The Wrap-up
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

You’ve made it! You’ve built up the essential skill set you need for an association job search. In this final session, we’ll bring things home. This will be an opportunity to synthesize the learning, share, and celebrate. Take-ways include:

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