Career P.R.E.P. Program

Prepare | Reach | Emerge | Propel

This career development program is designed to give you tools and techniques to more effectively market yourself during the job search process. The cohort model adds to your learning, and assignments are required. Space is limited, so register early to secure your spot.  The deadline for registration is September 9, 2016.

We offer Career P.R.E.P. in two formats-a one week version or over evenings.  Registration is now open for the Fall 2016 classes through the Event section of CareerLink under “workshops”.

 

Section A: Evenings, Time: 5:00-5:50 pm

Modules:

Session I: PH Job Search Overview  September 21, 2016

  • Reviewing PH hiring processes
  • Following a job search timeline

Session II: Resume & Cover Letters  September 28, 2016

  • Tailoring for targeted positions
  • Writing profiles, summaries and objectives
  • Creating results-driven bullets

Session III: LinkedIn Basics (Online)

  • Creating and/or strengthening your LinkedIn profile
  • Researching people and organizations
  • Inviting people into your network and asking for recommendations

Session IV: Networking    October 5, 2016

  • Networking techniques including using social media
  • Conducting informational interviews
  • Creating your “30-second elevator pitch”
  • Asking for referrals when applying

Session V: Interview Strategies   October 19, 2016

  • Reviewing strategies for different interview types:  phone screen, in-person, panel, behavioral, case
  • Discussing common interview questions
  • Developing answers for behavioral interviews

Session VI: Salary Negotiation    October 26, 2016

  • Responding to salary questions from employers in screening interview
  • Reviewing items to negotiate
  • Preparing for the negotiation conversation

Section B: One week, Time: 1:00-1:50 pm   

Session I: PH Job Search Overview  ­ September 26, 2016

  • Reviewing PH hiring processes
  • Following a job search timeline

Session II: Resume & Cover Letters   September 27, 2016

  • Tailoring for targeted positions
  • Writing profiles, summaries and objectives
  • Creating results-driven bullets

Session III: LinkedIN Basics (Online)

  • Creating and/or strengthening your LinkedIn profile
  • Researching people and organizations
  • Inviting people into your network and asking for recommendations

Session IV: Networking    September 28, 2016

  • Networking techniques including using social media
  • Conducting informational interviews
  • Creating your “30-second elevator pitch”
  • Asking for referrals when applying

Session V: Interview Strategies   September 29, 2016

  • Reviewing strategies for different interview types:  phone screen, in-person, panel, behavioral, case
  • Discussing common interview questions
  • Developing answers for behavioral interviews

Session VI: Salary Negotiation    September 30, 2016

  • Responding to salary questions from employers in screening interview
  • Reviewing items to negotiate
  • Preparing for the negotiation conversation