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QSAA Presents Effective Job Searching


Date: October 9, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Biosciences Complex, Room 1102
Queen's University
Kingston, ON
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Cost: This is a free event, but space is limited so register now!

This session will focus on

  • Recognizing and defining your skills, interests, and values and applying those to your next steps in life
  • Dealing with the expectations of those around you and how to swim against the current
  • What your personal brand is and why it matters more than ever (hint: it's not about selling yourself) 
  • 5 major shifts in the marketplace and their impact on your professional future
  • How to use tools such as LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook to your advantage
  • How to utilize social media to build your internal & external brand (and why that matters more than ever)
  • Managing the expectations of employers and what you need to do to be successful in your work environment
  • Learning to work with your co-workers with effective communication including working with all the different generations
  • Knowing when to hold 'em & when to leave when you have made the wrong career move, and how to move on

Speaker Bio

Emily Koolen, Artsci'97 is the Director & Certified Career Coach of Eastern Ontario for CareerJoy.

RSVP By: Oct 8, 2013

For more information, please contact:

Alex Wilson, Sc'14
President, Queen's Student Alumni Association
Telephone: 613-533-6000 ext. 77520
Fax: 613-533-2255
Email: qsaa@queensu.ca

Cancellation Policy: Space is limited for this event. To ensure that everyone who would like to attend is able to, if you have
already registered and are now not able to attend, please contact julie.heagle@queensu.ca

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.