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Interested in Web Analytics? Opportunities for NPOs, Students, or Professionals as Mentors

A current student shared with the SI-CDO office a very interested resource for students and alumni interested in getting more involved with web analytics. This is also a free resources for non-profits to get free web analytics consulting performed.

The Analysis Exchange is an effort to dramatically increase the number of people on Earth doing web analytics the right way. By connecting great causes with experienced mentors and motivated students, The Analysis Exchange is creating an entirely new way to teach digital measurement best practices.

Causes gain access to a global network of free web analytics resources, mentors contribute to the growth of the entire industry, and students gain experience mining data for actionable, analytics-driven business insights.

What is the Analysis Exchange?

The Analysis Exchange is an effort designed to provide hands-on training opportunities for aspiring web analytics professionals while providing free web data analysis to the entire nonprofit community. The effort works by connecting organizations, mentors, and student participants:

Organizations include nonprofits, and non-governmental organizations who rarely benefit materially from web analytics but have a tremendous opportunity for optimization;

Students are motivated and intelligent individuals who are looking for hands-on experience with web analytics systems and real business questions;

Mentors come from the community of analytics experts willing to pledge their time to help nonprofits and students around the world, all for the sake of Analysis Exchange!

Projects are designed to be completed in around three weeks. Nonprofits and mentors will spend fewer than five hours on each project. The Analysis Exchange is 100 percent free for everyone!

Posted by kkowatch on June 29, 2011 at 02:18 PM | Comments (0)

Quicken Loans launches Twitter account

Quicken Loans recently launched a Twitter site for Quicken Loans Careers, http://www.twitter.com/QLCareers and we would like you to spread the word!

This is a great way for us to connect and network with various students interested in a career with Quicken Loans.

The goal is to have our Twitter account service as a means of 2 way communication. We will tweet out new career positions and job-search related content, but we will also respond to each and every student who has an inquiry or comment.

Posted by shamille on June 09, 2011 at 02:36 PM | Comments (0)

Landing a Job in a Difficult Economy Alumni Association Career Event

The UM Alumni Association will be holding a career development event here in Ann Arbor on June 15th and welcome alumni and student participation.

Landing a Job in A Difficult Economy, Presented by Tim Augustine, author of the best-selling book, “How Hard Are You Knocking?” The Job Seekers Guide to Opening Career Doors

Wednesday, June 15, 6-8:30 p.m.
Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
Alumni Center
200 Fletcher St.
Ann Arbor, MI

Join U-M alumni and students for a networking reception followed by a captivating and energizing seminar that will review the following areas:
• Developing a successful job search strategy
• Identifying and leveraging job search resources to uncover job opportunities
• Developing a strategy to differentiate and brand yourself during the interview
• How to begin and continue building your life long network of contacts
• How to successfully negotiate a great starting salary
• Developing your career strategy so you never have to look for a job again

Tim Augustine is an entrepreneur, business owner, author and professional speaker. He has written four books including his most recent titled “How Hard Are You Knocking?” The Job Seekers Guide to Opening Career Doors which was recognized as one of the “Best Business Books” on Amazon.com.

His seminars and books have been featured nationally on ABC, FOX and NBC and reviewed in USA Today, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, The Chicago Tribune, and The National Association for Campus Activities. He has made numerous radio and television appearances and has presented to more than 350 organizations and 100,000 people throughout the United States. He is a contributing writer to Inc. Magazine, Fast Company and Monster.com on topics pertaining to the people strategies of successful organizations. Similarly, he has published two “How-To” guides with Inc. Magazine focused on career development and corporate growth. Learn more about him and view other useful career search topics at www.howhardareyouknocking.com

This is a free seminar, but registration is required.

Laura Turner| Senior Career Manager

Posted by kkowatch on June 03, 2011 at 11:13 AM | Comments (0)