Tai Goodwin – "The Career Makeover Coach", consultant, and writer with more than 15 years of experience – developed a 12-step process to help individuals launch their own business while working full time. She broke down these 12 steps in a webinar held exclusively for alumni on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, and below she discusses some of the highlights from her presentation. More
In an Alumni Career Services event on January 25, 2011, Dr. Sherrie Madia, Associate Adjunct Professor at the Goodwin College of Professional Studies and author of the Online Job Search Survival Guide presented to Philadelphia area alumni on best practices for using social networking effectively in job search. To view a video of her presentation, click here.
On November 10, the Drexel University Alumni Association, iSchool Alumni Association and the LeBow College of Business Alumni Association co-sponsored an Alumni Career Services program titled “An Insider’s Look at Careers in the Digital Professions.” Alumni panelists provided insight into diverse fields, such as digital media, information security, IT consulting, and enterprise architecture, and shared advice for managing careers in these industries. If you weren't able to join us, watch the video of the event here!
In an Alumni Career Services event on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, in New York City, alumni experts in the financial services industry participated in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Michael Gombola, Drexel University Professor of Finance. Guests first enjoyed an hour of networking as they got to know the panelists, Bonnie Richards '92, Vince Roth '99, '02, and John Wambold '83. The panel discussion consisted of several questions fielded by Dr. Gombola, as well as questions from the audience of local alumni. More
In October 2010, Dr. Kevin Gazzara '79 presented a webinar titled "Your Sustainable Competitive Advantage (SCA): The Key to Increasing Your Marketability." Kevin shared his high tech career success story and showed participants how to understand their current SCA score and how to improve through five simple questions. If you weren't able to join us for the session, you can still learn about your SCA and how it can help you land the job of your dreams by accessing an archive of the webinar here.
In October 2009, the Alumni Career Services program hosted its first Speed Networking event in New York City. In the podcast below, the moderator for the evening, Julia Levy ’93, describes a typical speed networking situation and talks about the benefits of this alternative to standard networking: