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.

Navigating Success During Uncertain Times: Helping Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs thrive through FACTS

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

Join Ross Alumna and Small Business Owner, Executive, Leadership, and Career Coach expert Dr. Jennifer Nash as we discuss ways for small business owners to manage ambiguity during uncertain times. Dr. Nash will share her story of launching her business, discuss techniques to buffer against burnout, stress and anxiety, identify resources, and share 5 FACTS for surviving and thriving during uncertain times. Jennifer will take questions live during our April webinar.

Michigan Alumni Career Coach Jennifer Nash

Part 1 | Nailing the Job Search in Uncertain Times: Inner Work

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Shahnaz Broucek and Michelle Davis

People often jump into the job search process without having done the inner work needed to set themselves up for success. Join us to discover the keys to thriving at work and consider how they align with the direction you have in mind for your career. Since most of us struggle with confidence at some point in a job search, we’ll teach you powerful mindfulness tools that can help you stay calm, confident, and collected during the process. If you have ever doubted yourself in any part of your career exploration, this webinar is for you.

About the Speaker

Michelle Davis specializes in helping professionals manage their careers, from job transitions to leadership development, and every step in between. Her practical and empathetic approach to coaching helps her clients stay accountable to their goals while helping to remove the internal and external blocks that can get in the way of fulfillment and success in the workplace.

Michigan Alumni Career Coach Shahnaz Broucek

Part 2 | Nailing the Job Search in Uncertain Times: Outer Work/Tactics

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Shahnaz Broucek and Michelle Davis

How confident are you in the job search process? We’ll help you assess where you are in key areas such as personal branding, informational interviewing, networking, and job interviewing and teach you practical tips to help you succeed in each step of the way. You’ll also learn why creating a job search plan can help you maximize your search process for the results you want, and how to execute it.

About the Speaker

Michelle Davis specializes in helping professionals manage their careers, from job transitions to leadership development, and every step in between. Her practical and empathetic approach to coaching helps her clients stay accountable to their goals while helping to remove the internal and external blocks that can get in the way of fulfillment and success in the workplace.

Michigan Alumni Career Coach Shahnaz Broucek

Remote Work: Best Practice from an Industry Leader

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

While remote employment has been growing for years, the current health crisis has accelerated the pace of adoption well beyond employers’ expectations. Join our session to learn from an industry expert, CEO of FlexJobs, Sara Sutton on remote work best practices, how to lead remote teams and how you can continue to build a successful career around a remote work arrangement.

About the Speaker

Sara Sutton is the CEO/Founder of FlexJobs, a pioneering job service helping to evolve jobs and workplaces to be more compatible with the realities of our modern-day lives, communities, economies, and the environment through flexible work options such as remote, flexible schedule, freelance, and part-time jobs. For her work in the employment and technology fields, she was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and also serves on the community’s Advisory Group. She has an undergraduate degree from Cal Berkeley and education from the University of Oxford and Harvard University.

The Future is Now: Artificial Intelligence and the Workforce

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 @ 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Daryll Bryant

Industry 4.0 promises to revolutionize the productivity of the American workforce with some occupations geared for growth and others to shrink. Join us as we discuss why transformational leadership will need to link business strategy, lean methodology (business fundamentals), technology, and people engagement to unlock the collective genius of their teams and enable execution to deliver a winning performance.

Michigan Alumni Career Coach Daryll Bryant

Past Webinars

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