CareerBOOST

Career

Saturday, February 22, 2020

9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

New University Union, Hayward Campus

 

Looking to start, enhance or change your career?

Boost your search by attending CareerBOOST, a half-day career conference tailored to make you competitive in today's job market.

All attendees will receive access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly known as Lynda.com), an online course website offering over 13,000 video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills.

Learn more about LinkedIn Learning and how it can help you further your professional development goals!

KEYNOTE

Thomas Padron

It’s all about YOU!

Dr. Thomas C. Padron
Program Coordinator & Assistant Professor of Hospitality and Tourism at Cal State East Bay

As a “Business of 1”, professionals with a high sense of self-awareness are able to be more effective in their personal and professional relationships. Authenticity directly connects to one’s brand which is synonymous with their work and differentiates them from the rest. Serious professionals take control and responsibility for who and what they are and how they are perceived by stakeholders.

WORKSHOP SESSIONS

Eric Souza

Interviewing Insights

Eric Souza '95
Senior Portfolio Manager at SVB Asset Management (SAM)

Your resume got you an interview. Now, it's time to ace that interview! Learn some tips and resources to ace your next interview and land a job.

Jesse Foster

Job Search Strategies - How to Navigate Through the Job Portal.

Jesse Foster
Career Counselor at California State University, East Bay

We will discuss different strategies for starting your job search. We will talk about online resources, networking, and other strategies to increase your chances of landing an interview.

Rahul Kuruvilla

How to Transition Your Career/Changing Career Paths

Rahul Kuruvilla '01
Founder & President of Triune Infomatics, an IT Staffing & Consulting Company

During this interactive workshop, we will go over how you can transition from one career path to another. We will identify what changes you will need to do to your Resume/LinkedIn etc. Additionally, how do you make employers believe that your experience from your past career though unrelated can still be a plus. Lastly -how should you negotiate Salary when making a career transition.

PANEL

Career Reboot

CareerBOOST Panelists

The panel will provide career advice and suggestions to attendees seeking to rejuvenate their career or explore alternate career paths.

 1-ON-1  SESSIONS

Informational Interviews

Resume Reviews

Mock Interviews


LinkedIn Profile Reviews

Space is limited, reserve your spot today!

Professional attire and copies of your resumes and cover letters are encouraged.