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.

Branding for Career Transitions: How to Tell Your Story When Making an Industry Change

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Katiuska Molina-Luna

Katiuska Luna

Career change and a varied career journey have been consistently increasing in the last decade with the increase in options available to many job seekers. The current crisis, however, has accelerated the pace of this change with many job seekers attempting to shift into new industries, sectors, and functions, less by choice and more by demand. Whether by choice or otherwise, a career change can be challenging. Join our extended workshop session with Career Coach Katiuska Molina-Luna as we equip career-changers with frameworks to tell your story and make your case to prospective employers.

Please note this session is an hour and half to allow sufficient time for Q and A and for live coaching and brand review.

Katiuska is a PPC International Coaching Federation certified coach with over 4,500 hours supporting individuals in the private and public sectors. As a former faculty member, Ph.D. in neuroscience, and academic coach, her clients benefit from her passion for continuous education to keep current in the industry. Katiuska’s broad working experience in the US, Germany, and Switzerland gives her a unique perspective with her clients as they pursue their career transition goals. She is a trusted advisor who capitalizes on diverse resources and expertise to provide support, including resume makeovers, cover letters, LinkedIn profile, and interview preparation.

Using Zoom Styles to Be More Effective (and Happier)

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Tracy Akresh Stone

Tracy Akresh Stone

Endless zoom calls in isolation and blurred boundaries between work and home are resulting in fatigue and frustration. Fortunately, similar dynamics that apply to in-person communications can be applied to virtual calls if you know what to look for. Join Executive Coach and Michigan Ross Alum, Tracy Stone, as we unpack the Zoom styles of your team and begin to better apply a variety of tips and tricks to be more effective and ultimately happier working remotely!

Tracy accelerates careers. Her direct, fast-paced approach combined with her real-world business and coaching experience results in improved engagement, confident leaders, and measurable impact for organizations. Collaborating with Tracy can help you take on your greatest leadership challenges. Tracy has studied leadership at both the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. She has been where you are in senior positions in corporate management and has a track record of creating positive outcomes and enabling growth. Tracy is based in San Francisco and coaches emerging leaders from Silicon Valley to New York in marketing, finance, product, operations, and engineering at top start-ups and enterprises across industries. Combining first-hand insights about what makes a great leader with simple, goal-oriented coaching tools, Tracy helps you develop your team, communicate more effectively, and move you to the next level of success.

Past Webinars

Take a look at past Michigan Alumni Career webinars for more great information.