Online Workshops


Career Services staff present or facilitate many workshops or presentations on career-related topics. The list of face-to-face sessions is available at Upcoming Events. The following presentations are available online.

The Job Search: The Job Search presentation by Eunice Mesa discusses how to determine your career objectives, prepare for your career, find companies, develop a network, prepare your marketing tools (resumes and cover letters), and follow through with the job search process.

The Job Search presentation continues in Part Two: The Interview. This presentation contains information about preparing for the interview, dressing for success and being prepared for different interview formats. Finally, it discusses what to do the day of the interview and during the interview.

Networking: The Networking presentation by Eunice Mesa discusses creating a prospect list, understanding application processes, marketing yourself, and staying organized.

Dress for Success: Suzanne Clodfelter created this Power Point presentation that discusses how to win first impressions in the corporate world. Available in PPT (380 KB) and HTM formats. (This presentation does not include audio.)

Expert's Corner 
 

Employer Tips for Success 

Candidates should remember to steer clear of hypothetical answers and should mold their answer around real life professional or scholarly examples from their past. Employers want to know your track record more so than how you hope or think you would respond in a situation.

 

Also, be sure to ask questions. Ask about safety programs or how the position came to be open, and share what it is that you already know about the company. Let your questions show that you have done your homework about the company and that you are being selective about the position you are considering. If you want the position, tell them and let them know why. Few candidates think to do this but it goes a long way. Employers are half concerned with whether or not you are what they are looking for, and equally concerned with whether or not the company fits what the candidate is looking for.  

 

Liz Pavelchak

Human Resource Representative

Cintas Corporation #539 & #83

 

 

 

 

 


Dates & Events

Victoria Chamber of Commerce "Texas Good Roads" - 10/31/2014

Women's Soccer @ University of the Southwest - 11/1/2014

Men's Soccer @ University of the Southwest - 11/1/2014

Scholastic Book Fair - 11/3/2014

First Steps to Starting Your Own Business - 11/5/2014

Fall 2014 Coffee with the Dean - 11/5/2014

UHV / American Book Review Reading Series - 11/6/2014

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