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.

Insider Tips from Recruiters: A Moderated Discussion

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Moderator: Damian Zikakis

Michigan Alumni Career Coach Damian Zikakis

Join us for a discussion moderated by executive recruiter and career coach and strengths specialist, Damian Zikakis as we hear from an executive, contingency, and internal recruiters on current hiring and recruiting strategies. The session will allow the alumni job seeker to gain insight into how different types of recruiters conduct their searches and thereby receive advice on how to be more effective in their current job search

Damian Zikakis brings more than 18 years of experience in coaching and career-development training to clients. He coaches mid-career individuals, along with executives at the director level and above.Damian is a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach and is also credentialed by the International Coach Federation. Damian is certified in the use of Hogan assessments and is trained in the use of the CareerLeader assessment.

Master LinkedIn with 5 Key Steps

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 @ 7 p.m. ET
Speaker: Jeremy Schifeling

Jeremy Schifeling

Join Jeremy Schifeling (Ross ’12) for a special Michigan insider session. Jeremy previously led marketing for LinkedIn’s university team and so he’ll scrape away all the mystery and help you focus on the only five parts of LinkedIn that are really essential to your success:

  1. How to turn your profile into a recruiter magnet based on how recruiters use the site
  2. How to find the right companies, people & roles based on your interests
  3. How to network with alumni & put that network to work for you
  4. How to get a referral that gets you straight in the door
  5. How to use insider info for interview prep & salary negotiation

Note: This event is hosted by the University of Michigan Alumni Club of New York City.

Jeremy Schifeling has devoted his career to helping students succeed in theirs. From recruiting top students at Teach For America to leading student marketing for LinkedIn, he’s touched the lives of millions of people just starting out in their journeys. Along the way, he’s published a top-selling book on job applications, served as a career coach for hundreds of students at the University of Michigan, and produced the most-viewed video in LinkedIn’s history. He currently leads growth efforts at Khan Academy and runs Break into Tech, a site for anyone who wants to launch a tech career. 

Past Webinars

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