Whether you are looking to manage your career, change jobs or go back to graduate school the Dickinson Professional Development Webinar Series hosted by the Dickinson Career Center will provide you with the tools to achieve your goals.

Our expert presenters deliver short 30 minute professional development webinars over the lunch-hour to give you helpful professional insights as you manage your career.

Spring 2018

Working with Corporate, Agency and Executive Recruiters
Presented by Renée (Tepper) Hannifan ’11, Professional Recruiter for Express Scripts
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 12-12:30 p.m. EST

Gain some helpful insights on working with corporate, agency and executive recruiters from an industry insider. Learn how to maximize your chance of being hired with your ideal organization and negotiating a top salary. Webinar participants will:

  • understand the different types of recruiters based on each industry
  • learn about agency recruiters and how to best select one and work towards building a strong relationship
  • understand the motivations and compensation strategies for different types of recruiters
  • and be aware of how to navigate the entire application process from application to salary negotiation.

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A Checklist for Career Change
Presented by Annie Kondas, Associate Director of Career Services
Tuesday, March 20 , 12-12:30 p.m. EST

If coming into work on Mondays makes you cringe, then it might be time for a career change. If you have thought about changing your career, but are not sure if it is right for you then consider attending this lunch webinar. In this 30 minute webinar attendees will:

  • realistically begin to evaluate potential career options
  • think about whether additional training or education is needed to make the career change
  • consider the best way to pivot into a new career
  • learn about transitioning your resume for a different industry
  • and understand the power of networking and how to do if effectively in a new industry.

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Navigating Conflict at Work: How to Reach Resolutions that Improve Your Work and Relationships
Presented by Shalom Staub Ph.D., Associate Provost of Academic Affairs
Tuesday, April 17, 12-12:30 p.m. EST

Workplace conflict is almost inevitable when employees of various backgrounds and different approaches to their jobs are brought together for a shared business purpose. Conflict can—and should—be managed and resolved. At the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • apply skills to navigate work disagreements with greater confidence and in a thoughtful and productive way
  • list the most common sources of conflict at work, and options for managing competing interests and limited resources
  • and prepare for and engage comfortably in difficult conversations, and employ techniques to resolve conflicts with success.

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