Lisa Estrada, MBA in Sustainable Business alum, was promoted to the new position of Economic Efficiency and Sustainability Manager at the City of Peoria, Ariz., in January 2015.
This beginner's session discusses the importance of having a professional presence on LinkedIn, and will focus specifically on tips for building a profile to 100% completion and basic etiquette in its use.
This intermediate session discusses the importance of having a professional presence on LinkedIn, its use as a job-seeking tool and how to leverage different features for research, sharing knowledge and cultivating a network of trusted referrals.
Resume and Cover Letter Best Practices
Reviews key best practices for creating successful resumes in today's competitive job search climate. Will receive guidance on format, organization and content. Also includes some tips on cover letters, submission of online applications, the use of applicant tracking software by employers.
Preparing for the Interview
Reviews tips for success in interview preparation. Also provides an overview of the different types of interviews, the importance of pre-interview research, developing rapport and utilizing the STAR method for answering interview questions.
Do you have the soul of an entrepreneur? Learn from expert panelists about tips and insights on what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Hear from a panel of Marylhurst University students how they connected the dots between their degree and finding meaningful work.