Join us tomorrow to learn how to build your brand on LinkedIn. We’ll show you the key components of a compelling profile and introduce you to ways you can build your professional brand beyond your profile. Learn how to network effectively and stand out in the right way by understanding how the LinkedIn platform works. Our guest speaker, Fanny Chen is an alumna of WSU’s College of Business, with a degree in Human Resources and Management. She brings over 20 years of Human Resources experience with companies of varying size and industry. Fanny is the Lead Customer Success Manager for LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/fannyc/
The Power of Community: Your WSU Alumni Community
Oct. 28, 3:00 pm
Connect with the WSU Alumni Association to build your professional network! You will learn how to: use the Alumni Association’s powerful training tools, join the Official Alumni Group of Washington State University on LinkedIn, and leverage your connections in your job and internship search. A panel of WSU alumni and professionals will help bring it all into focus!
The Cougar Career Community is a Professional Series that helps students connect with a network of professionals. Working with our on-and-off campus employers we have developed specific Career Discussions to help student understand and network with this vast network of professionals.
The Fall Virtual Career Expo and Technical Fair is next week with more than 160 employers meeting students October 5, 6 and 7.
If you have questions about navigating this new virtual space, join our team this Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm to see what the fair looks like and how best to prepare. You will learn how to:
The Academic Success and Career Center has launched the Cougar Career Community, a Professional Series that helps students connect with a network of professionals. Working with our on-and-off campus employers we have developed specific Career Discussions to help student understand and network with this vast network of professionals.
Starting off our series will be E&J Gallo Winery on Sept. 9 who will focus on personal selling in a virtual age. They will cover topics that will be very instrumental to students success at the upcoming Career Expo, including how to present yourself professionally online, sell yourself at Career Fairs, market yourself as a student athlete and an elevator pitch workshop.
On Sept. 16, City Year‘s Marcu Ramirez will share his insights and experience working in the non-profit sector. Before he began working with City Year, Marcus served in AmericaCorps and will be speaking to students about worldly travel.
As one of the largest employers of students at WSU Pullman, University Recreation remains a popular and sought after student employment position. Membership Coordinator David Grassi will connect with students to speak about what he looks for in student employees and the hiring process at UREC.
The Fall Career Expo will be held on Handshake’s new virtual platform. In order to accommodate more employees, we are spreading the fair out to a three-day event. Please check each individual event to see what employees will be attending that day. We will be hosting training sessions to familiarize our students, staff and visiting employers with this new platform any new updates will be included here or on the Career Expo page.
Our Handshake team has some important resources about the upcoming hiring season and the changes you can expect with a shift to more virtual meetings and interviews. They have organized these resources under the blog category of “Get Hired Remotely,” enabling you to easily find and explore them.
The articles they included cover the following topics:
What COVID-19 Recruitment Trends Mean for Students