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. To access the webinars, go to and register as a New User with an email address. After the initial registration, you may log in thereafter as a Returning User.

Subscribers will have access to live webinars as well as recordings and PDFs of archived presentations. Live webinars are held from 5 - 6pm PST. Viewers will have the opportunity to ask questions in real time.

Career Webinar Schedule:

Nov 4: John-Paul Hatala “The Strategic Networker”

Nov 11: Dave Gowel “The Power in a Link: Open Doors, Close Deals”

Nov 18: Jurgen Appelo “Workout: Games, Tools & Practices to Engage People”

Nov 25: Richard Leider “Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities”

Dec 2: Coyte Cooper “Impressions: The Power of Personal Branding”

Dec 9: Mitch Matthews “Dream Job Revolution! Get the Job You Want”

Dec 16: Michael Gelb “How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci”

Dec 23: John E. Nelson “What Color Is Your Parachute? For Retirement”

Jan 6: Jezra Kaye “Interview Like Yourself… No, Really! Follow Your Strengths and Skills”

Jan 13: Derek Coburn “Networking Is Not Working: Stop Collecting Business Cards”

Jan 20: Frederico Pistono “Robots Will Steal Your Job. Tricks to Survive.”

Jan 27: Nancy Schlossberg “Retire Smart, Retire Happy: Finding Your True Path in Life”

Feb 3: Pat Criscito “How to Write Better Résumés and Cover Letters”

Feb 10: Patty Azzarello "Rise: 3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career"

Feb 17: Rob-Jan De Jong “Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead”

Feb 24: Andy Landis “Social Security: The Inside Story”

Mar 2: Johanna Rothman “Manage Your Job Search”

Mar 9: Tama Kieves “Inspired & Unstoppable: Wildly Succeeding in Your Life’s Work!”

Mar 16: Ed Wallace “Business Relationships That Last: Five Steps to Transform Contacts”

March 23: Donna Davis "Retirement Basics: Help for Broke Baby Boomers"

Apr 6: Bernard Kelvin Clive “How To Make an Attitude Adjustment to Get The Job You Want”

Apr 13: Jim Kouzes “The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things”

Apr 20: William J. Rothwell “Becoming an Effective Mentoring Leader”

Apr 27: Bart Astor “Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life”

May 4: Dana Manciagli “Cut the Crap, Get a Job!”

May 11: Paul M. Rand “Harnessing the Power of Word of Mouth and Social Media”

Jun 1: Jerry S. Wilson “Managing Brand You”