Alumni Career Speaker Series
The Westmont College Alumni and Parent Relations Office offers a free, monthly career speaker series to help alumni build a successful career and job search strategy. The series features the nation’s top career experts and authors who share their research and advice.
Subscribers will have access to live webinars as well as recordings and PDFs of archived presentations. Live webinars are held on the first Wednesday of each month from 5-6 p.m. PST. Viewers will have the opportunity to ask questions in real time. link to here: http://expertwebinarseries.com/westmont/Home.aspx.
December 4th, Wednesday - Chris Westfall - Elevator Pitch
Research shows that hiring managers spend as little as 6 seconds reviewing the average resume. It is common knowledge that hiring authorities know within the first two minutes of a candidate walking in the door if they are going to bring the candidate back for a second interview. Chris Westfall, the National Elevator Pitch Champion and author of The NEW Elevator Pitch, suggests you can improve your chances of getting a first or second interview, if you have a clear, concise, and thought-provoking elevator pitch. Join Chris for this webinar/workshop and walk away with your own dynamic elevator pitch!
January 8th, Wednesday - Ben Casnocha - Career Entrepreneurism
In today's job market, you have to deliver results. Every position has numbers and goals attached to it. Ben Casnocha and his coauthor, Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, wrote the book The start-up of YOU to remind us how we can control more of our careers and destinies when we think of our lives and careers with an entrepreneurial approach. Join Ben as he shares the fundamental observations and processes they have observed in the lives of well known successful business people, so that you can effortlessly adopt the same strategies. By employing these proven tactics, you will gain more control of your career and your life.