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Collegiate Event: Communicate, Circulate, Convince, & Close: How to Ramp Up Your Job Search

Collegiate Event: Communicate, Circulate, Convince, & Close: How To Ramp Up Your Job Search
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Seats Available: 25 | RESERVE NOW
Date
: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Program: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Venue: Avila University, Goppert Theatre, Kansas City, MO
Address: 11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145 | Map

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 16, 2015

Collegiate Event: This event will be held immediately following our AMA Spring 2015 Seminar on June 18

Description

Land-A-Job New LogoYes, it’s intimidating to know that many new college graduates will have a hard time getting employed. BUT, here’s the great news: lots of employers are looking for solid entry-level employees and they’re having a hard time finding YOU!

We’ll talk about some really practical strategies for getting your working career off to a great start, whether you’re a junior, senior, or have recently graduated. There are lots of things you can do right now to begin your networking, step by step, to build toward the first job that you really want. Here’s what we’ll cover (and take all your questions as well):

  • How to talk about your job search in such a way that people will want to help you.
  • The nuts and bolts of networking, and finding mentors for your search.
  • Using social media to your highest advantage.
  • The magic leverage of an internship, even after graduation.
  • Making yourself the “most hire-able” candidate.

Kathryn Lorenzen had a successful career in marketing communications and agency account service, and she now works as a recruiter and career coach at LandaJob Marketing & Creative Talent in Kansas City. She earned a coaching credential from the National Career Development Association and served as president of the KC chapter of the Association of Career Professionals International. She’s helped hundreds of college seniors and new graduates get a jump on their careers, and actively coaches individuals in job search skills and career decisions.

Rebecca Schwartz has worked as a creative and temporary staffing recruiter for LandaJob since 2011. For the previous six years, she working in advertising and communications. In Syracuse, NY, she was a college communications professor, then worked in project management at a small pharmaceutical agency before returning to KC and joining the local ad community.
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