Tips and Tools for Your Job Search!

APRIL 2014

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Job Postings
These companies are looking to hire UM alumni. View more jobs at HireACane.com, the UM Alumni Association LinkedIn group and the UM Employment Opportunities web page.

  • Account Analyst, Velkin Personnel [39864]
  • Associate Campaign Executive, DIFFUSION PR [39867]
  • Digital Court Reporter, ORANGE LEGAL, INC. [39856]
  • Entry Level Equities Trader, T3 TRADING GROUP [39845]
  • Jr. Architect, BEA ARCHITECTS, INC. [39335]
  • Marketing Assistant, FORMOSA FLEXIBLE [39838]
  • Finance Manager, RESCARE, INC. [39762]


Follow job posts using Twitter hashtag #HireUM and #HireACane

View School of Communication job and internship posts.

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Career NETWORKING

Global Networking Day - April 30

 

 

 


Whether you are a recent grad, a mid-career professional, seeking new talent or job transitioning, Global Networking Day will provide an informal environment for alumni to build new connections, reconnect with classmates, and share your personal and professional experiences with other alumni.
Vist www.miami.edu/GlobalU for info and to register.


U in the City ORLANDO, FL - April 30

Meet and connect with UM alumni and south Florida employers in a variety of industries. It only takes one conversation, one connection, one referral to make a difference in your job searching, networking or career exploration.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
6-8pm
Houlihan's
2600 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

Register on HireACane
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Career Articles

8 Ways To Stay Well During A Job Search Dry Spell
Careerealism.com

6 Top Ways Job Candidates Fail
Recruiter.com

Top 5 Desired Leadership Skills You Need to Advance Your Career
Americas Job Exchange

The 3 Most Important People To Stay In Touch With (And How To Do It)
Forbes

Send us any articles that might be of interest to your fellow alumni at alumni@miami.edu.
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Career TIPS

  • Consider taking assessment tests to discover your hidden talents and jobs that fit them.

  • Do the necessary research on marketplace and hiring trends in the field you are considering.

  • If you lack required or desired credentials in the field, seek the training you need to bridge the gap.

  • Ask the most experienced professionals in your network to refer you to the recruiters they know.

  • Seek recruiter referrals on boards hosted by their trade association, professional society or alma mater.

  • A hobby or personal interest could lead to your next career.

  • Identify transferable skills and value.

  • Be prepared for compensation adjustments.

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VIDEO

How To Choose A Career
Where do you start when it comes to choosing your career? In all likelihood this is a not a decision that you will make just once.

 

Dream
Motivational Video

QUICK LINKS
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:: UMAA Career Resources
:: HireACane.com
:: Resume Development Guide
:: Interviewing Skills Handbook
:: NACE Salary Calculator
:: Alumni Career Newsletter

CALENDAR
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10
APRIL
Career Workshop with Northwestern Mutual
6 p.m. Newman Alumni Center
22
APRIL
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APRIL
30
APRIL

Global Networking Day Various Cities

30
APRIL
U in the City - ORLANDO,FL
6-8 p.m.
Houlihan's
2600 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

'Canes CONNECTIONS
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Books
Career and Life Balance
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The Illustrated Guide
to Selling You

By John Boyd
The Illustrated Guide to Selling You
is a unique book that helps job seekers and freelancers take control of their job search and consistently find satisfying work. Each concept is brilliantly illustrated, which makes the hard-hitting ideas entertaining and easy to understand. More.

The inclusion of books on our newsletter does not constitute an endorsement of the contents or values expressed in these titles.


Quote
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"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
- Albert Einstein

Tell Us About Your Success!
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Have you recently found a new job? Been promoted? Started a business? Send your updates to alumni@miami.edu.


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Need Career Assistance?
Toppel Career Center
Esther Lamarre
Assistant Director, Alumni Career Programs
Toppel Career Center
1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-1820; elamarre@miami.edu
www.HireACane.com
  University of Miami Alumni Association
Adlar Garcia
Director, Alumni Engagement, Career Services
University of Miami Office of Alumni Relations
6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
(305) 284-4281; a.garcia29@miami.edu
www.alumni.edu/alumni/career

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