Career Web Chats and Conferences
It's FREE, and it's easy to participate.
Web chats are free of charge, but you must register in advance to participate.
- Choose from the lists of Upcoming Chats. All times are Eastern time zone.
- Register online.
- Receive emailed confirmations with detailed participation instructions.
Our Archived Chats and Web Conferences are also available anytime. (Adobe Flash Player required.)
Interact with career professionals:
- Get valuable information and resources
- Ask questions - and get answers
- Meet and interact with students and alumni
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.
Monday, April 7, 2014, 8 – 9 pm ET
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.
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.
Interact with career professionals:
- Expand your networks
- Enhance your professional development
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Answers on the Spot! Responding to Common and Difficult Interview Questions - Learn now to answer common and difficult interview questions with poise and confidence. (November 18, 2013)
Writing LinkedIn Profiles: Strengthening Your Online Professional Presence - Learn how to improve your presence on LinkedIn and increase your chances of being noticed by recruiters. (October 21, 2013)
Resumes: How to Create a Winning Performance Document - Learn how to transform your most important marketing tool from a job description into a persuasive performance document. (September 18, 2013)
The 50+ Job Search: Strategies for Mature Workers - Practical and proven advice, techniques, and strategies for your 50+ job search. (June 19, 2013)
After the Job Offer: A Primer for Negotiating Compensation - Practical and proven advice, techniques, and strategies for making the best choices in getting the right offer. (May 22, 2013)
Informational Interviewing: A Valuable Career Exploration and Networking Tool - How informational interviewing can open doors to new careers and new opportunities. (April 30, 2013)
How Can I Help? Utilizing a Career Counselor or Coach in the New Year - How to find a qualified career professional, and what you should expect from them once you find them. (February 21, 2013)
The Art of Cover Letters - Practical and proven advice, techniques and strategies for writing cover letters that get noticed. (October 24, 2012)
Elevating Your Job Search in a Down Market - Practical and proven advice, techniques, and strategies for staying positive and improving your chances of success in the job market. (September 27, 2012)
Finding the Best Career Plan for You - Create an individualized career plan focused on careers that "fit"—based on your interests, values, personality, and skills. Develope concrete action steps to move forward. (August 1, 2012)
Increase Your Career Satisfaction - Learn effective ways of identifying your interests, and then discover how those interests connect to careers that match "who you are." (July 26, 2012)
Finding the Best Career for You - Learn how to create an individualized career development plan and then develop concrete action steps for moving forward. (June 13, 2012)
Increase Your Career Satisfaction - Learn effective ways of identifying your interests, and then discover how those interests connect to careers that match "who you are." (May 16, 2012)
The "No Sweat" Job Interview - Tips and strategies for keeping your cool during that all important job interview. (February 21, 2012)
A New Year's Resolution: Make 2012 Your "Career Year" - Learn strategies that you can put to work immediately to advance your career in the New Year. (December 21, 2011)
Lost in Translation: Military to Civilian - Learn how to translate your military experience into a dynamic civilian resume.
Career Marketing 101 - Career Lessons Learned From Successful Businesses
You're Hired - Acing the Job Interview
Is Your Job Search Missing a Link? - How to Use LinkedIn
Resume Makeover - How to Write a Dynamic Resume
Floundering in Your Career? Get Hooked on a Career You Love. - A Web Chat for the Early/Mid Career Changer
From "Work for Pay" to "Work as Play" - The New Retirement; A Web Chat for the Mature Worker
You've Got Connections: Career Success through Online Networking
Live Long and Prosper: Women Don't Like to Think About Getting Old, But This is Why They Should. Presented by Annie Hough-Everage, BSL '93, EdD (April 25, 2012).
Make Time for Wellness: Wellness for the working student and why it's important to take care of yourself. Presented by Alumni Ambassador Adrienne Mason, BS '11 (March 22, 2012).
Ready, Set, Goal: Implementing Goals for Academic and Personal Success.
A Tale of Two Topics: the Alumni Advisory Board and Alumni Awards: Learn how to self-nominate for the Alumni Advisory Board and/or an alumni award (November 10, 2011).
Growing and Nurturing Creativity and Innovation in Your Organization: Proven techniques for becoming deliberately creative and strategies for developing an organizational climate for creativity. Presented by Alumni Advisory Board member Dr. Wayne Oppel (October 12, 2011).
AAB 101: Learn More about the Advisory Board and Alumni Awards
Overcoming Procrastination: How to Do It Now, Instead of Later!
Double Time: Combining the Responsibilities of Parenting and College Studies
The Changing Face of Leadership: Moving into the 21st Century and Beyond
What Color is Your Stethoscope? (read more details)
Note: A major Adobe upgrade occurred during the live webinar broadcast and briefly disrupted the audio and visual from 1:39:39-1:58:54 on the presentation's counter. A separate audio file as well as a PowerPoint presentation for this timeframe have been created so you can see and hear the missing content. To view individual slides, click on the dog-eared icon that says "View Advanced Options." Individual slides are listed in "Archive Transcript."
Free for Enrolled Students
The Excelsior College Career Center is pleased to offer EC JobLinks; a FREE online job search database and resume building tool. Available 24/7/365, enrolled students can access thousands of national and international jobs postings and apply in real time.