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Ready for the Real World:
A Student Webinar Series from McGraw Hill
Students! Looking for ways to kickstart your career and secure your dream job?
Take advantage of this free webinar series designed to help you get career ready, stand out to employers, and start your future on the right foot. Sign up for one or more sessions to gain valuable tips and tools from subject matter experts.
April 12, 2023, at 1 PM ET (30 minutes)
Jump-Start Your Career with Effective Business Writing Skills
Presented by Dr. Patricia Harms, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Do you feel overwhelmed writing a professional email? Do you struggle with tone? Do you feel comfortable making a direct request? Dr. Patricia Harms will share several key strategies to speed up your writing process, adjust the tone of a message, and make effective requests.
April 18, 2023, at 1 PM ET (30 minutes)
Leveraging ChatGPT and Digital Tools in Your Career
Presented by Frank Sorokach, Penn State University World Campus
Looking for ways to stand out to employers? Join us for a game-changing webinar that reveals how ChatGPT will revolutionize your research, interview preparation, and overall job market navigation. You'll also learn how to use other digital tools to craft compelling resumes and cover letters, build a strong online personal brand, and gain an edge in today's competitive job market.
April 19, 2023, at 1 PM ET (30 minutes)
Transferable Skills that Outperform in Today’s Volatile Environment
Presented by Luke Williams, Central Washington University
What will get you ahead in interviews? Luke Williams, Central Washington University, shares insight into which skills outperform in business today!
- Explore what transferable skills are and why they are often underemphasized.
- Identify 5 keys to building a greater transferable skills awareness and practice.
- Apply transferable skill strategies/tactics to outperform in school and continue to develop throughout your career.
April 19, 2023, at 1 PM ET (45 minutes)
Gain the Competitive Edge: Plan Your CPA Exam Game Plan
Presented by Charlotte Robers, VP of eLearning, UWorld Roger CPA Review
It's an exciting time to graduate with a degree in Accounting! Learn the importance of having your CPA Exam goals planned. Will you pass in 2023 or navigate the changes ahead? UWorld and McGraw Hill can help you get you there.
April 20, 2023, at 3 PM ET (45 minutes)
Financial Literacy and Career Readiness for Today...and Later!
Presented by Professors Les Dlabay, Melissa Hart, Jack Kapoor, and Bob Hughes
Is cryptocurrency a valid investment? Which skills are most needed for remote work settings? Your career preparation requires both technical (hard) skills and transferable (soft) skills. During this session, the authors of Personal Finance and Focus on Personal Finance offer suggestions and technology applications for wise money management, career planning, and academic success.
April 21, 2023, at 1 PM ET (30 minutes)
Why is Personal Branding Critical in Today's Digital Age?
Presented by Dr. Shane Hunt, Idaho State University
In today’s global and competitive environment, students of all majors and levels of education are asked to market themselves to prospective employers. Marketing, networking, and creating a compelling personal “brand” are becoming critical job-finding and life skills. Dr. Shane Hunt shares with students how to build their personal brands to market themselves for the future they desire.
April 24, 2023, at 3 PM ET (45 minutes)
Remote, Office, or Hybrid: HR Implications of the New Workplace
Presented by Raymond Noe, John Hollenbeck, Barry Gerhart, and Patrick Wright
In this moderated panel conversation, members of the author team for Fundamentals of HR and HR: Gaining a Competitive Advantage will discuss the current debate and research on work arrangements, the implications of remote and hybrid work for human resource practices, and the future of remote and hybrid work. A Q&A portion will follow the discussion.
April 25, 2023, at 1 PM ET (45 minutes)
Are You Ready to Get Hired? Learn How Data Analytics Skills Will Make You Stand Out!
Presented by a panel of students, educators, and industry professionals
Data analytics jobs are exploding as more and more employers seek career-ready graduates with the skillsets needed to help their companies succeed. Join a panel of students, educators, and industry professionals discussing analytics and getting the jobs!
April 27, 2023, at 1 PM ET (45 minutes)
The Road Less Traveled: Unconventional Economics Careers to Consider
Presented by a panel of real-world professionals: Denise Dagadu (Google), Brian Lichtenberger (Crayola), Heather Crawford (Vintrace), Ken Dice (Nike), Amanda Schaible (Mozza)
Wondering where a degree in Economics can take you? Join Economics graduates from across America working in a wide variety of industries for a live Q&A panel discussion. Get all your burning questions answered, get inspired, and rest assured that Economics is not a one-way, one-destination street anymore. You won’t want to miss this!
April 28, 2023, at 1 PM ET (30 minutes)
Programming Your Path to Academic Success: Overcoming Modern-Day Learning Distractions
Presented by Ted Tedmon, North Idaho College, and Casey Wilhelm, North Idaho College
This presentation teaches students how to increase their engagement, retention, and academic success. These skills are not only crucial for academic achievement but also for career readiness. Join us to learn how to succeed in today's diverse classroom environment and prepare for your future success!