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Stand Out from the Crowd: A Strong Resume in a Weak Economy

Date:March 22, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location:Webinar for Alumni (access via Internet and phone)
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Emily Seamone by sending email to es2756@columbia.edu .
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Stand Out from the Crowd: A Strong Resume in a Weak Economy

With fewer jobs and more candidates, this webinar will examine resume strategies which will move your resume to the top of the hiring manager's pile and help get you an interview.  Career Counselor Karen Palevsky will share tips on how to target your resume for specific positions, account for gaps, freelance/consulting, volunteer, and self-employment, and most importantly to highlight and quantify accomplishments that set you apart from the competition. The webinar will also cover resume formats, the use of Summary Statements and Objectives and the one or two page debate.

Speaker: Karen Palevsky, MA, LMHC, Career Counselor and Resume Writer, Professional Resumes Plus, www.proresumesplus.com, kpalevsky@proresumesplus.com

Karen Palevsky is a Career Counselor with particular expertise in career assessment, resume/CV/cover letter writing and job search strategy planning and support.  Karen manages a private practice with a diverse client base, providing one-on-one counseling and conducting workshops on career management issues. She is also a consultant for Lee Hecht Harrison, a global outplacement services firm, and an adjunct lecturer with New York University and Baruch College. Karen holds an M.A. in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling and a Certificate in Adult Career Planning and Development, both from New York University.  She is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor under the Career Counseling designation in New York State.  She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Career Development Specialists Network, and the Career Counselors Consortium where she serves on the Board of Directors.

Registration for Webinar:
Registering for this webinar is free - simply click on the registration link below. Please note that UNI login is required for registration for all webinars. If you do not know your UNI or password please click here for Alumni or here for Students.

After completing registration, you will receive an automatic confirmation email from our webinar service, GoToWebinar, with a link to log on to the seminar on the scheduled day. Note that this link is unique to you - please save it as CCE is unable to generate the link. Finally, to join the webinar, in addition to the unique link, you will need a computer, Internet access, and speakers/microphone attached to your computer or a telephone. For more information on how the webinars work, please visit this link.

TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION, please click on this link: Strong Resume Registration

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