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Career Matinees

Career Matinees

Join Career Services for tips to help you choose a career, "ace" an interview, learn how to network and more! The webinars feature career experts and last approximately 35-40 minutes. We hope to see you at one or more of the following Career Matinees!

Schedule

Note: All of the Macon Cove Campus webinars have limited seating so please register early.

"How to Find the Work You'll Love" by Mark Anderson

When: Wednesday, February 27
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Location: Union Avenue Campus, Parrish Building, Room 101

It is a tough job market out there which is causing most grads to settle for jobs they have little interest in or have little to do with their major. We can't guarantee you'll get the jobs of your dreams by participating in this webinar, but what we can guarantee is that you have a better idea on what steps you will need to take to position yourself to get the job of your dreams.


"7 Mistakes That Screw Up Your Job Search" by Julie Bauke

When: Thursday, March 7
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Location: Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Room 2160

Networking, interviewing, and using social media effectively are just a few of the challenges facing today's job seekers, not to mention the pressure to stand out from the competition. Don't miss Career Strategist Julie Bauke as she shares her best tips from her book.


"Non-Stop Networking that Will Change Your Life" by Andrea Nierenberg

When: Wednesday, March 20
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Location: Union Avenue Campus, Parrish Building, Room 101

Research shows that the average job seeker will spend 40 hours per month looking at and posting their resume on job boards. However, only 12 percent of all jobs offered happen as a result of someone applying for the job. People get jobs through their network. Join Andrea to pick up tips, ideas and best practices on how to build your first professional network. You'll learn it's not hard, and in fact fun to build a supportive network that will be there when you need it. You'll also learn how NOT to network and how to give back to your network so everyone thrives.


"Learn the 5 Essentials to Finding Work From the Guy Who Had 50 Jobs in 50 States" by Daniel Seddiqui

When: Thursday, March 28
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Location: Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Room 2160

Daniel Seddiqui will share tips and ideas on how you can not only think out of the box to get jobs, but to enjoy the time you have with the job. You will walk away from this presentation:

You will hear firsthand accounts and examples from Daniels experience at landing 50 jobs in 50 states in 50 weeks!


"Turn Your Job Interviews Into Job Offers" by Michael Neece

When: Thursday, April 4
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Location: Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Room 2160

You will learn:

Announcement: The new Southwest student identification (ID) card is required to participate in the webinars.

All matinees are free to Southwest students and alumni, but reservations are required. Email careerservices@southwest.tn.edu and indicate which sessions you will attend. For more information contact Career Services at 901-333-4180.