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Career Services Provides Graduating Seniors Access to Top Employment Experts

The graduating college class of 2010, like the previous two graduating classes,is facing a challenging job market. According to a 2009 survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, only 19.7 percent of that year’s graduates who applied for a job had one by the time they graduated. That’s in contrast to 51 percentin 2008!

The National Association of College and Employer Association’s Spring 2010 survey reported employers planned to hire 5.3 percent more new college graduates than they did the previous year. Based on the economy and conditions today, the Class of 2011 will also have to work harder and smarter to get the job they want.

To help this year’s graduates get ready for their job search, Career Services and TalentMarks.com, a firm dedicated toproviding career coaching to graduates and alumni, is offeringnine Webinars featuring authors and experts who will share how to organizetheir job search, plan their career, build a network, create their brand, develop killer resumes, and use Linkedin and Facebook to get a job!

Speakers for the Grad Career Webinar series:

  • Oct. 6, Corey Cicocchetti, Ethics
  • Oct. 13, Christine Hassler, Career Planning
  • Oct. 20, Diane Carling, Networking
  • Oct. 27, Wendy Enelow, Resumes
  • Nov. 3, Natascha Saunders, Facebook
  • Nov. 10, Jason Alba, Linkedin
  • Nov. 17, William Arruda, Branding
  • Dec. 1, Donald Asher, Job Search
  • Dec. 8, Roz Userhoff, Job Retention

Webinars are heldfrom 3-4 p.m.Wednesdays in CC, Room 202. Students can participate in one or all of the sessions.

For more information, contact Career Services, or visit online for details on the speakers and the presentations.