Monday, March 21, 2011

Career Workshop in Philadelphia

I am pleased to spread the news about the upcoming Career Workshop being organized by the Philadelphia Section with the help of IEEE-USA Career and Workforce Policy Committee in cooperation with the IEEE-USA Employment and Career Services Committee. 

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2011

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Cost: [$20 for IEEE members; $30 for non members, $10 for students and unemployed.] Includes coffee, lunch, and handout of slides

Location: Temple University (Room 126, Engineering Building)  Philadelphia, PA

Registration Link:

The goal of this event is to teach you how to help yourself manage/run your career in this era of globalization and selective hiring. Learn about:
- Changes in the job market, list of resulting challenges,
- Job market requirements, how you relate to market, your business model,
- Analyzing personal factors impacting adapting to new workplace,
- Starting a personal career plan, values statement, and branding,
- New methods of job search, and begin development of your elevator pitch,
- Understanding the interview process, what to expect, how to present yourself,
- How to help yourself using IEEE resources and be motivated to try new job search approaches.

Please spread the word.  

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