We offer two types of webinars:
- See below for a selection of topics created by the Association in response to specific requests by our alumnae/i.
- In addition, we offer the Expert Authors Series for advice by notable career professionals speaking on their area of expertise.
Social Media and the Job Search
Session #1: Create Branded Social Media Content to Power Your Job Search! (November 5, 2015)
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Session #2: Leveraging Social Media to Optimize your Job Search (November 12, 2015}
This program offers the necessary information to take charge of your career in a youth-obsessed and terribly misled work environment. Come discover the special value you bring as a more seasoned worker, and how to demonstrate what you have to offer. We'll also discuss the SMART process for maximizing your value, so that you maintain more control over your career, no matter where you work. January 29, 2015
Managing Your "Portfolio Career"
October 16, 2014
Increasingly, partly because of game-changing economic shifts and partly because of demographics, people of all ages are opting for "portfolio" careers, where they take on much more responsibility for choreographing their own career dance of moving parts and multiple income streams. The webinar helps you to learn how to make a plan and handle the myriad details of making it happen.
The Liberal Arts Degree: Translating Your Skills for the World of Work
September 9, 2014
Bryn Mawr alumnae know that their demanding liberal arts education shaped who they are today. Employers report that the transferable skills you have are very important for success, but you must be able to clearly identify and communicate your in-depth career competencies and share clear examples of their application. These skills are critical today; even as work changes, these do not change. Join us in considering how to translate your important liberal arts background and experience effectively and strengthen your career progression.
The Introvert's Approach to Working and Supervising Well
March 19, 2014
This webinar will guide you to be more appreciated among extroverts (if you are introverted), and how as a manager or team member to make small changes that can help your group operate more effectively.
Making Yourself Indispensable at Work
February 19, 2014
No matter what your levels of aspiration at work, making yourself indispensable is definitely an important goal. Learn listening, observing, researching, and strategic thinking skills that make all the difference!
November 13, 2013
Do you struggle preparing for an interview? Is it hard to decide what to say to toot your horn in the discussion? How do you bridge the gap if you are shifting gears into a new area? We review how to tackle interview preparation in this webinar.
Working Smarter in the Not-for-Profit Arena
October 23, 2013
This webinar discusses strategies for reinventing yourself and customizing your self-marketing campaign in order to move into or up in the world of NGO's and non-profits.
Resumes/Cover Letter/Cover Email
September 25, 2013
If you are considering a new job search, then this webinar offers pointers for designing a sharp, current application. We will be discussing sample documents and considering some of the challenges for shifting emphasis in your presentation.
Getting a Fresh Start at Work this Year
September 18, 2013
This webinar helps you assess how well your current job fits you now, and provides a handy compendium of change strategies for the things you'd like to be different.
Social Media and Career
May 8, 2013
In this webinar, we take a look at some of the predominant social media platforms and consider how to apply them to strengthen your career profile and job search.
Planning for the Next 20 Years: Career Moves for 50 and Beyond
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Learn how to imagine and execute your own career finale(s). We are compelled after 50 to consider all aspects of our lives in our planning—finances, health, relationships, our energy/vitality and “giving back,” all of which are covered in this end-of-year program.
Preparing for and Marketing Yourself for Senior Level Jobs
March 25, 2013
This webinar will explore the strategic planning that needs to go into creating a longer-term campaign to get to the top, and the specific moves that will set you apart as you climb toward a shot at the C-Suite or its equivalent in your chosen field or organization.
February 19, 2013
This webinar explores ways to understand what matters to those who are making decisions about us; how to present ourselves positively to them without selling out; how to support them as leaders; and, finally, how to ace those dreaded performance reviews.
LinkedIn Use and Updates
February 5, 2013
LinkedIn continues to grow and expand as a tool for building a presence online, job search, company research, and for connection with other professionals. This webinar will teach you how to make the most of this tool and some of its newest components.
Reading the Tea Leaves
January 29, 2013
We discuss key trends, as well as questions to help you take a "smart" look at how you can improve things for the new year.
Resumes for Career Changers
January 22, 2013
Resumes that orchestrate a change in focus are challenging sometimes! In this webinar, we look at an approach to this work and consider some examples to help us in the process.
Getting Noticed in Your Field
November 13, 2012
This webinar reviews some of the most effective strategies for building your visibility, no matter what field you are in now.
Giving and Receiving Peer Coaching
October 23, 2012
In this hands-on, case-based webinar learn how to ask others to coach you, discuss what you have to offer as a coach, how to listen well in these two roles, and how to benefit from giving coaching as much as from getting it.
Learn about taking charge of your own career in a different way, rather than trying to let one job title or one employer define you as your working life evolves.
Free To Succeed: Considering the Life of a Free Agent, Now or In the Future
January 17, 2012
Learn to assess your own potential as an entrepreneur and how you can test out the premise for yourself.