When it comes to moving forward with your career, how are things different today than three years ago?
Up until three years ago, you could manage your career successfully by focusing on your credentials, core skills, and track record. No more. A tsunami of social media has changed the key drivers of career success. Join Carol Ross and Walter Akana for this free presentation, and learn what it takes to successfully manage your career in a Web 2.0 enabled world.
Who This Webinar Is For
Professionals who are seeking to actively manage their career, whether they are:
- In transition
- Doing well in their current job, or
- Seeking to make a change in the coming year.
This webinar is especially appropriate for “digital immigrants”, professionals over 30 years old who moved into the Internet age after reaching adulthood. (Remember when email was new?)
What You’ll Learn
- Why competence, credentials, and experience are no longer the trump cards for professionals.
- How job seekers are doomed to failure when they don't understand the way jobs are filled today
- Three things professionals should be focused on to create career and business opportunities
Listen to co-presenter, Carol Ross talk about how career management has changed:
Here's what one attendee wrote us after the live webinar:
“I use social media a lot and want to rethink how it impacts the workplace/career & opportunities. This helped me get started in that direction, to be more focused & have a 'brand' in mind.”
To register for the recording:
Please fill out the fields below and click the "Submit" button. You will receive an email with the link to access the webinar recording.
Other Questions? Please contact casey [at] myalumnilink [dot] com
About the Presenters
Walter Akana is a certified personal branding strategist and career coach. After more than twenty-five years in the financial services industry, he founded Threshold Consulting, where he helps mid-career professionals in transition, by “making their own game.” In addition, he is a trusted resource for clients of Reach Communications and Right Management. Walter’s career advice has been featured on The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, marketwatch.com, cnnmoney.com, onlinewsj.com.
A social media insider, Walter is a long-time blogger. He is referenced in several social media books, including The Twitter Job Search Guide, Twitterville, Find a Job Through Social Networking and Smart Networking. Find out more about Walter from his VideoBIO. Follow him on Twitter (@walterakana).
Carol Ross is a career coach, entrepreneur, national speaker and writer with more than two decades of corporate and entrepreneurial experience. Since 2003, she has coached executives and professionals to not only be better leaders, but live better stories. Carol’s career advice has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, U.S. News & World Report, and Body + Soul. She has been described by NYT best-selling author, Daniel Pink, as the “intelligent professional’s guide to navigating careers in a world where being competent is not enough”.
A social media enthusiast since 2005, Carol authors two blogs and writes regularly about careers, networking and professional development for websites and organizations such as the Northwestern Alumni Association and University of Texas McCombs School of Business. Connect with her on Twitter (@carolross).