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Tri B 2024 Events

CS Events 2024-01

Resume Face Lift Collaborative Working Session

Open to GCNYC alumni and students only

Thursday, January 25, 2024
12-1pm ET

Get ready for a resume refresh! By far the most common career services request, keeping your resume fresh and updated is an important skill for career success. Equally important is a robust peer network available for feedback, opportunities, and support for you and your career. This interactive, collaborative working session is focused on aligning your resume to your career goals and best practices to best position you for the role you want through small group feedback break out rooms and understanding of best practices for the market today. Participants will leave the session with actionable feedback from multiple sources to improve their resume and new collaborators to seek feedback from in the future.

  • This session supports: 
    • Revising your resume to showcase a compelling, cohesive, and concise narrative aligned to your career goals
    • Interactive feedback
    • Relationship building with GCNYC peers to develop the high-value networks important to securing your next position

       

  • This session leverages:
    • Lecture
    • Breakout rooms
    • Small group feedback sessions
    • Group discussion and sharing

       

  • To engage in this session, participants should come prepared with the following:
    • 100 word or less statement about what you want to do in your next role or an example (past or currently open) role which you would want to apply
    • Be prepared to engage in the session with camera and sound on.
    • Current resume in digital form (pdf, google doc, and work doc are acceptable)
CS Events 2024-02

Leveraging Linkedin to Your Advantage

Open to GCNYC alumni and students only

Thursday, February 15, 2024
12-1pm ET

Linkedin is far and away the most used career platform available today. It’s the source of job postings, and a powerful tool for self promotion, networking, and communication. It is important to know how to effectively engage with Linkedin whether you are seeking a job or just hoping to share a recent professional accomplishment. This session combines knowledge sharing through lectures and an interactive, collaborative working session focused on best showcasing yourself through your Linkedin profile. Participants will leave the session with actionable feedback to improve their Linkedin profile, new collaborators to seek feedback from in the future, and a better understanding of the ways to use and leverage Linkedin to your career advantage.

  • This session supports: 
    • Carrying over discussion and learnings from the 1/25/24 session focused on resume
    • Revising your Linkedin to showcase a compelling, cohesive, and concise narrative aligned to your career goals and your resume
    • Interactive feedback
    • Relationship building with GCNYC peers to develop the high-value networks important to securing your next position

  • This session leverages:
    • Lecture
    • Breakout rooms
    • Small group feedback sessions
    • Group discussion and sharing

  • To engage in this session, participants should come prepared with the following:
    • 3-5 questions submitted here ahead of time about how to better use and leverage Linkedin. 
    • Be prepared to engage in the session with camera and sound on.
    • Linkedin profile link
CS Events 2024-03

Learn How to Network Session

Open to GCNYC alumni and students only

Thursday, March 14, 2024
12-1pm ET

It can seem like the job hunt has become a full contact sport. So many of the rules of the game have changed over the last decade and continue to change due to geopolitical, technological, and societal factors. While it is important to hone a range of skills for the modern job search, networking is of paramount importance and is often most neglected by job seekers. And networking itself has expanded; well positioned job seekers need to know how to network in person and online via a range of platforms and tools, using any opportunity to build a sustainable network. This session combines knowledge sharing through lectures, Q&A, and an interactive, collaborative practice session focused on effective networking. Participants will leave the session with actionable tools to confidently engage in networking activities, new or more sturdy network connections with GCNYC peers, and a better understanding of the ways to manage networking considerations consistently. 

  • This session supports: 
    • Understanding of high value networking skills 
    • Building networking skills
    • Networking practice
    • Interactive feedback
    • Relationship building with GCNYC peers to develop the high-value networks important to securing your next position

  • This session leverages:
    • Lecture
    • Breakout rooms
    • Small group feedback sessions
    • Group discussion and sharing

  • To engage in this session, participants should come prepared with the following:
    • 3-5 questions submitted here ahead of time about how to network or concerns with networking. 
    • Be prepared to engage in the session with camera and sound on.
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Cover Letters and Communication Working Session

Open to GCNYC alumni and students only

Thursday, March 28, 2024
12-1pm ET

To compete in the fast paced and swiftly shifting job market, top candidates must have all of their ‘ducks in a row’, so to speak. Resume, Linkedin, and portfolios all must be well considered and well executed, but that isn’t all. Your top notch resume means little if you can’t get the meeting in the first place, requiring your cover letter and all communication during the job hunt to be done with exceptional care. This interactive, collaborative working session is focused on aligning your communication opportunities including your cover letter to your career goals and best practices to best position you for the role you want through small group feedback break out rooms and understanding of best practices for the market today. Participants will leave the session with actionable feedback from multiple sources to improve their job-search-focused communications and new collaborators to seek feedback from in the future.

  • This session supports: 
    • Revising your cover letter to showcase a compelling, cohesive, and concise narrative aligned to your career goals, resume, and Linkedin
    • Interactive feedback
    • Relationship building with GCNYC peers to develop the high-value networks important to securing your next position 

  • This session leverages:
    • Lecture
    • Breakout rooms
    • Small group feedback sessions
    • Group discussion and sharing

  • To engage in this session, participants should come prepared with the following:
    • Current cover letter in digital form (pdf, google doc, and work doc are acceptable)
    • Be prepared to engage in the session with camera and sound on.

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Resume Face Lift Collaborative Working Session

Open to GCNYC alumni and students only

Thursday, May 2, 2024
12-1pm ET

Get ready for a resume refresh! By far the most common career services request, keeping your resume fresh and updated is an important skill for career success. Equally important is a robust peer network available for feedback, opportunities, and support for you and your career. This interactive, collaborative working session is focused on aligning your resume to your career goals and best practices to best position you for the role you want through small group feedback break out rooms and understanding of best practices for the market today. Participants will leave the session with actionable feedback from multiple sources to improve their resume and new collaborators to seek feedback from in the future.

  • This session supports: 
    • Revising your resume to showcase a compelling, cohesive, and concise narrative aligned to your career goals
    • Interactive feedback
    • Relationship building with GCNYC peers to develop the high-value networks important to securing your next position 

  • This session leverages:
    • Lecture
    • Breakout rooms
    • Small group feedback sessions
    • Group discussion and sharing

  • To engage in this session, participants should come prepared with the following:
    • 100 word or less statement about what you want to do in your next role or an example (past or currently open) role which you would want to apply
    • Current resume in digital form (pdf, google doc, and work doc are acceptable)
    • Be prepared to engage in the session with camera and sound on.
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AI and Other Tools for the Job Search Session

Open to GCNYC alumni and students only

Thursday, May 30, 2024
12-1pm ET

‘Work smarter not harder’ is a wise mantra for any job search today. The list of tools and technologies designed to support you and your hunt for your next role is growing; which are best for you? How do you effectively engage with these new tools to shortcut the process? Come hear from experts, peers, and those with experience about how and when to use the range of tools and platforms available to your best advantage.

  • This session supports: 
    • Better understanding the useful tools available for your job search
    • Better understanding how and when to use particular tools for maximum effect
    • Practice using AI tools to craft necessary communications
    • Relationship building with GCNYC peers to develop the high-value networks important to securing your next position 

  • This session leverages:
    • Lecture
    • Breakout rooms
    • Small group practice sessions
    • Group discussion and sharing

  • To engage in this session, participants should come prepared with the following:
    • Be prepared to engage in the session with camera and sound on.
CS Events 2024-14

How to Network Session

Open to GCNYC alumni and students only

Thursday, June 13, 2024
12-1pm ET

It can seem like the job hunt has become a full contact sport. So many of the rules of the game have changed over the last decade and continue to change due to geopolitical, technological, and societal factors. While it is important to hone a range of skills for the modern job search, networking is of paramount importance and is often most neglected by job seekers. And networking itself has expanded; well positioned job seekers need to know how to network in person and online via a range of platforms and tools, using any opportunity to build a sustainable network. This session combines knowledge sharing through lectures, Q&A, and an interactive, collaborative practice session focused on effective networking. Participants will leave the session with actionable tools to confidently engage in networking activities, new or more sturdy network connections with GCNYC peers, and a better understanding of the ways to manage networking considerations consistently. 

  • This session supports: 
    • Understanding of high value networking skills 
    • Building networking skills
    • Networking practice
    • Interactive feedback
    • Relationship building with GCNYC peers to develop the high-value networks important to securing your next position
       
  • This session leverages:
    • Lecture
    • Breakout rooms
    • Small group feedback sessions
    • Group discussion and sharing

  • To engage in this session, participants should come prepared with the following:
    • 3-5 questions submitted here ahead of time about how to network or concerns with networking. 
    • Be prepared to engage in the session with camera and sound on.

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