Crystal Dawn Walker, interdisciplinary studies alum, was named executive director for Kittitas Yakima Valley Community Land Trust, an affordable housing non-profit in Ellensburg, Wash., in July 2014.
LinkedIn Part 1: Getting Started(1/28/14 recording)
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.
LinkedIn Part 2: Leveraging in Career Management (2/24/14 recording)
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(4/10/14 recording)
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 (3/6/14 recording)
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.
If you're wondering about the current economic climate and future projections for the Oregon job market, read through this presentation by Gail Krumenauer, economist with the State of Oregon's Workforce and Economic Research Division.