Career Advantage Series

The Career Advantage Series offers professional advancement through training and development opportunities aligned with your goals and strategic priorities. This is a place where you can build your leadership skills and strengthen organizational effectiveness.

Upcoming Workshops:

Monday, Jan 10, 2022, 6pm - 9pm Location: Via Zoom
Mock Interviews with Career Professionals & Staffing Agency Recruiters
Presented by: Century Group Executive Recruiting & Professional Staffing
Register in December

Monday, Jan 24, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm Location: Via Zoom
Building Career Connections: Networking Tips for Job Search
Presented by: Sabrina Woods
Register in December

Monday, Feb 28, 2022, 6pm - 9pm Location: on Saint Mary's Campus, Hagerty Lounge
Belonging: A Conversation about Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Presented by: Ahmad Anderson
Register in January

 

Past Workshops:

Monday, November 8, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm Location: Via Zoom
Compensation Negotiation - Don't leave $$ on the table!
Presented by: Mike Manoske

Monday, September 13, 2021, 6pm - 9pm Location: Hagerty Lounge on Saint Mary's Campus
LinkedIn Photo Booth & Elevator Pitch Practice
Presented by: Photographer Jim Block & Patricia V. Wright, Manager of Graduate Career Services

Monday, August 23, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Perception, Authenticity, and the Art of Presenting Your Best Self
Presented by: Jamie Thomason

Monday, July 19, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Best practices for Social Media: Happiness vs Productivity
Presented by: Dr. Nancy Richmond

Monday, June 28, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Next Level Networking: How to Find a Mentor
Presented by: SMC Alumni Panel

Monday, May 3, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Job Search 2021+
Presented by: Steve Cadigan, former head of HR/Talent at LinkedIn

Monday, April 19, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Executive Compensation Negotiation Strategies
Presented by: Bev McLean

Monday, March 1, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Mock Interviews with Career Professionals & Staffing Agency Recruiters
Presented by: Nelson Staffing

Friday, February 19, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
DeEscalation Language: Understanding Language Associated with Conflict
Presented by: Gilbert Morales

Friday, January 22, 2021, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Applying BIG DATA to our Everyday Lives
Presented by: Marie Smith

Friday, December 4, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
The Role of The Consultant
Presented by: Glen Fowler

Friday, November 13, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Powerful Persuasion – How to Influence Others Effectively
Presented by: Paul Leboffe

Friday, October 2, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
How to be Wildly Successful in the Face of Illness or Fear
Presented by: Rachel Benyola

Friday, September 11, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
The Future of Work, Social Enterprise & 21st Century Capitalism
Presented by: Phil Dillard

Friday, August 14, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Mock Interviews with Career Professionals & Staffing Agency Recruiters
Presented by: Nelson Staffing

Friday, July 24, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Social Media: Your Secret Weapon to Landing a Job
Presented by: Recruitics

Friday, June 5, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Employer Spotlight: NYLife
Fast Track to Management Career Opportunity

Friday, May 15, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Expanding Inclusion and Belonging
Presented by: Grant Doster

Friday, April 24, 2020, 5:30pm - 7pm via ZOOM
Skills that Set High-Performance Leaders Apart  During COVID19
Presented by Shana Love of California State Auditor’s office