Career Advice

Boot Camp for Recent Grads

Whether you’ve just graduated or you’ve been out for a few years, let us help you make the best transition from college to career!

Women For Hire’s Boot Camp for Recent GradsWednesday, June 18, 2008
8:30am-6:00pmManhattan Center Grand BallroomAs a registered attendee, you’ll learn to: think beyond job boards, network with ease, sell yourself and stand out from the competition. We’ll teach you how to ace an interview, follow-up effectively, negotiate a job offer and be a star from day one.

Women For Hire CEO Tory Johnson, who is also the Workplace Contributor on ABC’s Good Morning America, will lead the fast-paced program, which includes:

  • Expert advice from decision makers at some of the world’s best employers will share the inside scoop on how to get hired. Hear directly from recruiters at Google, Lifetime TV, IBM, Booz Allen, Disney ABC Media Networks, KPMG, Enterprise, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks. (*This is a rare opportunity to meet with the people who can help you get your foot in the door at this highly competitive companies!)

  • Best practices from the top staffing firms in New York on how to get them to help you land a job. Learn the myths and truths that most people don’t know about working with staffing firms.

  • Finance 101 with Jean Chatzky (Today and Oprah financial contributor) and WABC anchor Lori Stokes on finding your passion and establishing your own professional identity.

  • Strategies on getting in the door, overcoming the Internet “black hole,” mastering self-promotion, nailing the negotiation and so much more.

  • Participate in a stellar networking activity to start the day, plus lunch, snacks and surprises throughout the hands-on program.

  • We’ll wrap up with an hour-long informal networking event with more than 100 recruiters from top employers in just about every industry. This will be the ultimate “Toast to Sweet Success” and it’s a perfect chance to put to use all of the advice and inspiration gained throughout the day.

This Career Boot Camp will benefit anyone who is frustrated with the job search process and believes there’s got to be a better way to find meaningful work! Don’t forget to bring several copies of your resume …