Center for Career and Calling New Archive


  • How to Make a Good First Impression

    Jan 12, 2017

    Networking can be one of the most powerful and productive activities you can do to launch and manage your career, yet few people like to do it! Come learn how to introduce yourself, ask meaningful questions and make connections with alumni and professionals who’ve gotten over their fear and want to help you. Practice your networking skills while learning about emerging careers and what it takes to succeed in them.  



     



     

  • Land the Job Before You Speak - Dress for Success

    Jan 5, 2017

    A practical and exciting look at preparing for post collegiate success through careful management of your attire and appearance. Learn techniques, tools, and tips to begin crafting your professional look, even on a tight budget.

     

  • Find Purpose in Your Work

    Jan 5, 2017

    Meaning at work: it's something we all aspire to have, yet according to a new study by Imperative and NYU, only 28% of the US workforce reports they've found purpose in their careers. What does working purposefully look like for each of us, and how can we infuse it into our 9-to-5? Aaron Hurst, CEO at Imperative, will join us to debunk myths about what purpose at work actually means, and explore how it relates to making an impact. He'll offer stories from companies who have embraced purpose and meaning across all fields and occupations to paint a vivid picture of what purpose at work can be. He'll also share Imperative's diagnostic test that defines what psychological drivers maximize one's sense of purpose.


     



     

  • Are You Linked In?

    Jan 5, 2017

    LinkedIn is the most powerful professional networking site in the world, so having a profile is a must! Let a recruiter teach you how to build a profile that will get an employer’s attention, accelerate your job or internship search process, and help you get hired. Bring your laptop and work while you learn. 

    Are You Linked In (video)

     




     



     

  • How to Act Like a Professional

    Jan 5, 2017

    Are you ready for the professional world? Want to make sure you stand out without sticking out? Knowing how to handle business etiquette essentials will give you the a competitive advantage. In this interactive presentation, you’ll learn how to introduce yourself with ease, the do’s and don’ts of email and social media communications, and how to present a professional image and feel confident whether at a networking event, an interview or business meeting.  

     

  • Get Hired! Tips and Tricks from an Insider

    Jan 5, 2017

    How can you stand out in a group of job candidates? What exactly are recruiters looking for? Hear it from an insider and learn how to put your best foot forward and land that job. Committed to helping businesses create a more diverse and inclusive workforce, Steven is an expert at coaching and connecting job seekers that are often overlooked with local companies, resulting in great hires.

     

  • Stories, Wit and Wisdom - SPU Voices on Vocation

    Jan 5, 2017

    What does it take to become a successful professional and lead a meaningful life? Join us in this opening session when President Martin and some favorite SPU faculty share from their own "life after college" experiences, debunking myths and sharing lessons learned about vocation, success, call and purpose.

     

  • How to Act Like a Professional

    Jan 5, 2017

    Are you ready for the professional world? Want to make sure you stand out without sticking out? Knowing how to handle business etiquette essentials will give you the a competitive advantage. In this interactive presentation, you’ll learn how to introduce yourself with ease, the do’s and don’ts of email and social media communications, and how to present a professional image and feel confident whether at a networking event, an interview or business meeting.  

     

  • Land the Job Before You Speak - Dress for Success

    Jan 5, 2017

    A practical and exciting look at preparing for post collegiate success through careful management of your attire and appearance. Learn techniques, tools, and tips to begin crafting your professional look, even on a tight budget.

     

  • How to BE Who You Were Meant to Be

    Jan 5, 2017

    Come be inspired to courageously decipher how your passions, vision, and talents can act as the road map to your God-given calling. This workshop is designed to challenge, equip, and motivate you to actively fan into flame the powerful gifts you have been entrusted with. Be encouraged to hone in on what roles your major and career path play in the greater picture of fulfilling your calling.


     



     

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