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For more than 100 years, the College of Business has pursued excellence in education and changing the world of business. Our alumni allow us to build a premier business college by providing internships or mentoring students, speaking in classes or contributing to programs and scholarships. Alumni show students the importance of building community and staying connected.

Together we will be successful. And together, we will build a premier business college.

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1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

What To Do If You Get Laid Off

With 22 million people currently unemployed, remember you are not alone. Being laid off can be frustrating and scary, but it can also be exciting and a time to grow personally and professionally. Join us for a session on what to expect after being laid off, how to approach the job search, and how to identify your next steps.

Presenter: Celeste Spier, associate director for career and professional development at the College of Business Career Center.

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1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Can You Sell Yourself?

Regardless of your career field or industry, it can be hard to sell yourself. Whether it’s for a new job, moving up in your career, or simply making yourself stand out, it’s important to present yourself in a way that keeps others interested and impressed. Learning a few key strategies can take these critical interactions from “meh” to “oh, yeah!”. Three takeaways for this session are:

1) How to respond to the dreaded “Tell me about yourself” prompt.
2) The 3-step method for telling a compelling story that sells you and your successes.
3) Strategies for leveraging virtual connections while being stuck at home.

Presenter: Sarah Collins, CEO of Collins Career Coaching and strengths coach and career development expert.

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1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Re-designing Your Life Using Design Theory: Part 1

For many of us, the isolation and downtime we have experienced in the last couple months due to the Coronovirus has us thinking more about what our future holds. You may have asked yourself some big questions: “What am I doing with my life? What could I be doing? And how do I pivot?” In this two-part workshop, you will be introduced to design thinking based on the best-selling book, Design Your Life, by Bill Burnett and Dale Evans of Stanford University. You will learn the approach Nebraska University Career Services, inspired by life design concepts, created to facilitate career/life design and development.

Part 1 will be a recorded presentation introducing the theory behind life design and providing activities for you to apply logic, imagination, intuition, and experimentation to your life. You will be able to produce blueprints for your future (or futures) with some clear next steps on how to test it, prepare for it, and adjust it as life happens.

Presenters: Tracy Lungrin, director of University Career Services; Emily Wilber, assistant director at University Career Services.

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1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

How To Stand Out In The Job Search During A Recession

Information forthcoming.

Presenters: Jake McMullin, director of recruiting at Zelle HR Solutions; Kristen Aldrich, career coach with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Arts & Sciences.

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1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Transitioning From Graduate School To The Workforce

For many graduate students, the shift from student to employee is filled with both excitement and anxiety. Join us as we discuss how you can prepare for this change and feel empowered as you embark on your new career path. Plus, learn how to hit the ground running during COVID-19, and how the current challenges might affect your transition.

Presenter: Erin Omar, assistant director of career and professional development at the Office of Graduate Studies.

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MPA Program Information Webinars

Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Accountancy leaders for a virtual discussion on the Master of Professional Accountancy program.

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MBA Program Information Webinars

Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln MBA@Nebraska leaders for a virtual discussion on the Master of Business Administration program.

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Without the education at Nebraska, we would not have had the careers we had. The college and university have given us so much that we want to give back. We want kids now to experience the same things we did.

Wendell Peters, ’79, and Connie Peters
Phoenix, Arizona

2019 Nebraska Business Magazine

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