Michigan Alumni Career Webinars
Michigan Alumni Career Webinars

Career Webinars

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

Upcoming webinars:

How to Analyze a Job Offer

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Paul Bernard

Join this session to learn:

  • Especially in today’s economy, many people are quick to accept the first job offer they receive, but the wise job hunter knows it takes an extreme amount of due diligence to properly vet any job offer. This webinar will cover the key factors to consider before accepting any job offer, and make some suggestions about how to negotiate for better terms.

Use LinkedIn to Attract Offers

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Miriam Salpeter

LinkedIn provides an unmatched opportunity to demonstrate your industry expertise, expand your network, and attract opportunities. The trick is to use it strategically, efficiently, and effectively to engage your target audience. In this webinar, Miriam Salpeter, a social media marketing consultant, speaker, author of six books, and founder of Keppie Consulting, will teach you:

  • Three steps to take to create a magnetic LinkedIn profile that will attract people who can impact your career.
  • What backend settings you should leverage to connect with potential employers — and which you should shut down.
  • How to take advantage of frequently overlooked opportunities LinkedIn offers to help accomplish your career and business goals.
Michigan Alumni Career Coach Miriam Salpeter

Navigating Identity in the Workplace

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Bronson Edwards

This webinar is focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion and identity at work and offers a transparent conversation around navigating cultural, ethnic, or racial identity at work. During this hour-long session, expert career coach Bronson Edwards will talk about everything from how you might find a support network (even when a formal one does not exist), ways to determine if a company is inclusive and equitable and ways to mentor others as they navigate the intersections of identity and the workplace.

Bronson Edwards

From Employee to Entrepreneur, Or Something In Between?

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Jennifer Nash

Thinking about making the shift from being an employee to an entrepreneur, but not sure where to start? How do you determine if entrepreneurship is right for you? What do you need to get started? When you’re CEO – Chief Everything Officer, how do you prevent burnout?  Join us to hear Ross alumna, Executive, Leadership and Career Coach expert Dr. Jennifer Nash, as she shares her own story of moving from the corporate world to being CEO of global executive coaching and consulting firm Nash Consulting & Associates. Jennifer will be taking questions live during our April 2020 webinar.

Michigan Alumni Career Coach Jennifer Nash

Flexible Jobs, Remote Work and the Freelance Economy

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Sara Sutton, CEO of FlexJobs

10 years ago, remote employment meant telemarketing or customer service positions at below minimum wage. Not so in the current job market. Join our session to learn how you might build a successful career around flexible or remote working arrangements in all manner of industries and at all career levels.

About the Speaker

Sara Sutton is the CEO and founder of FlexJobs, an award-winning, innovative career website for remote, flexible, freelance and part-time job listings, and founder of Remote.co, a one-stop resource for remote teams and companies, and the 1 Million for Work Flexibility initiative. She was named as a Young Global Leader (class of 2014) by the World Economic Forum for her work in technology and the employment fields. Sutton is a graduate of UC Berkeley and currently lives in Boulder, Colo. Sutton is also the creator of The TRaD Works Conference, dedicated to helping companies leverage the benefits of telecommuting, remote, and distributed teams.

Past Webinars

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