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Career Webinars

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Join us for a webinar series hosted by alumni industry experts and career coaches on an assortment of supportive career subjects.

Unlocking Leadership & Management Excellence: Understanding, Differentiating, and Harnessing Effective Strategies

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2024 @ 12 pm ET
Speaker: Kristin Simon, '03 (Professional Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation)
Kristin Simon

Leadership and management both play pivotal roles in fostering effective team performance, driving the attainment of organizational objectives and cultivating positive employee engagement. In this presentation, we will explore the differences between leadership and management and gain a clear understanding of why mastering both is crucial for personal and professional development. Walk away with actionable strategies to elevate your performance as a leader and manager, ensuring you thrive in today’s dynamic workplace landscape.

Leadership and career coach Kristin Simon, a proud University of Michigan alum, is dedicated to empowering individuals on their journey toward professional fulfillment and success. With an MBA and over 15 years of leadership experience in retail management, human resources, and coaching engagements across diverse industries, Kristin brings a wealth of expertise and practical application to her practice. Specializing in leadership development, Kristin partners with both new and more established mid-level people managers, coaching them to elevate their leadership acumen and capabilities to deliver superior performance.

LinkedIn for Career Exploration: A Data-Driven Guide to Your Next Opportunity

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 @ 12 pm ET
Speaker: Jeremy Schifeling, MBA'12
Jeremy Schifeling

Want to make sure that the next step on your career path is the best fit for your strengths and interests? Then be sure to join this former LinkedIn staffer to help guide your career exploration based on the data:

  • Where alumni like you have gone before
  • How to engage and learn from them in a curiosity-driven way
  • How to test your career hypotheses in a rigorous way before committing to a new path

So ditch the “hope and pray” method of career exploration and discover a better way to find work you love!

After graduating from Michigan, Jeremy went on to lead education marketing at LinkedIn. There, he helped millions of students and alumni make the most of the world’s most powerful career platform. In addition, Jeremy has served as a career coach at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and is passionate about helping Wolverines access the best opportunities around the globe. Jeremy currently serves as the Marketing Director for Khan Academy.

Career Bites

Miss one of our webinars? Our Career Bites provide you with the top tips from our career experts. Full recordings are also available for viewing anytime.

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