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Tech Industry Coffee Chat

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement presents a Tech Industry Coffee Chat with Amanda Marino of ResolvIT and Ralph Russo, Director and Professor of Practice. This is an opportunity for SoPA students to learn more about the tech industry in an informal setting and tips on how to best position yourself for a career in this field.

Join Amanda Marino, Ralph Russo, and moderator Cynthia Washington for coffee & dessert in this question & answer format.

Location: Elmwood Campus Room R
Date: Monday, November 5, 2018
Time: 5:00-6:00PM

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Amanda Marino is currently growing existing and new client relationships for ResolvIT, a local IT & management consulting firm. She has hired thousands of employees around the nation in her 10 year recruiting career.

Ralph Russo is a nationally recognized subject matter expert on technology in the homeland security and public safety domains. He has served in Director-level leadership positions for technology/systems integration companies for over 15 years.

Career Development Workshops

Tulane University School of Professional Advancement presents a series of career development presentations designed to provide SoPA students with information and tools to support their personal and professional development. Set aside 30 minutes to engage in learning opportunities to help advance your career. Pizza will be served!

Transferable Skills for Career Transition

Wednesday, October 17th at 5:30 P.M.
Elmwood Campus, Room R
Some of the most sought-after skills employers seek are those “soft skills” that are often overlooked in the career preparation process. Join Senior Student and Employer Advisor Cynthia Washington as she discusses how to repurpose your skills to show why you are well suited for your next job.
Join via Zoom.

The Value of Networking

Monday, October 29th at 5:30 P.M.
Elmwood Campus, Room R
A successful job search is often predicated on networking. In fact, networking should become a part of your daily work and career-related endeavors. Join Cynthia Washington as she discusses how to effectively use one of the most powerful tools you have when navigating the job search process.
Join via Zoom.

LinkedIn

Thursday, November 15th at 5:30 P.M.
Elmwood Campus, Room R
The key to mastering LinkedIn is establishing your online presence, growing your network, and taking advantage of the opportunities that arise. Join Cynthia Washington as she demonstrates how to use LinkedIn most effectively.
Join via Zoom.

Keys to a Successful Job Search

Wednesday, November 28th at 5:3o P.M.
Elmwood Campus, Room R
There are many factors determining who lands a job interview, so in today’s competitive environment you need to stand out. Join Senior Student and Employer Advisor Cynthia Washington where she will offer suggestions to help ease the job search process.
Join via Zoom.

Employment Opportunities for Veterans

Hire Our Heroes is a virtual career fair that connects veterans to employers across the country.

Career Connections

Join NOLABA, 504ward and GNO, Inc., to learn about opportunities for professional development and career advancement in New Orleans at Career Connections on the last Friday of each month in 2018 at the New Orleans Business Alliance. Free and open to the public.