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Wolverine Career Boot Camp – Keeping Right Side Up in a Downturned Economy


Wolverine Career Boot Camp – Keeping Right Side Up in a Downturned Economy

Monday, August 17, 2009
383 Madison Avenue
New York City, New York
Morning: Career Skills – Strategies to Finding the Right Job in a Tough Economy

8:15 a.m.–8:45 a.m. – Check in
Coffee, bagels will be available.

Session One: 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Presenter: Al Cotrone

Career GPS – Navigating the Best Path to Your Destination – Changing careers or looking for a new job? Find out how to stand out from the crowd and get a leg up on the competition by building your personal brand, honing your networking skills, and developing and working your own career plan to get where you want to go. This “best practices” workshop will highlight what works and what doesn’t as you navigate your path to help you to more effectively chart your career course.

Session Two: 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Presenter: Tim Augustine

Resume and Cover Letter Revamp – If you need to update or revamp your resume and cover letters for a different industry, we can help. This hands-on workshop is designed to help you best showcase your talents and experience on paper. Be sure to bring a copy of your resume no matter how complete it is.

Click the link above to register now or call 800.847.4764.
Afternoon: Entrepreneurial Skills- Being the CEO of Your Own Business

12:15 p.m.–12:45 p.m. – Check in (for afternoon participants, all day participants can check in all at once in the morning).
Cookies, beverages will be available.

Being the CEO of Your Own Business – Running your own business is a rewarding and demanding career and life choice. Learn about the opportunities and many different opinions of to starting a business. Is it right for you?

Session One: 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Presenters: TBA

Entrepreneurial Business Basics – Whether you already have your great business idea or are still looking for the right opportunity, you’ll need to have an understanding of the legal, financial and business basics of what it takes to get started and stay in business.

Session Two: 2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Successful New York U-M Alumni Entrepreneurs – Find out about the do’s and don’ts, successes and failures, and best business learnings and practices from fellow alumni who have taken the entrepreneurial path.

Click the link above to register now or call 800.847.4764.

Event Cost:
Morning: Career Skills Sessions:
$20 for Alumni Association members and $30 for nonmembers.

Afternoon: Entrepreneurial Skills Sessions:
$20 for Alumni Association members and $30 for nonmembers.

Attend both for only $30 for Alumni Association members and $40 for nonmember

Posted by kkowatch at August 5, 2009 10:04 AM

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