E-News Bulletin - November 10 2014

Every day brings new opportunities to candidates and employers using our career network, hence the length of this week's bulletin. Enjoy!

We begin this week's E-News Bulletin with a testimonial received from CVirtual, a unique and thriving staffing firm in Reno, Nevada.
"As business owners, we believe in assisting fine young individuals like Sunny to navigate the waters of early career development.  I would highly recommend that other business owners take advantage of the talent available through Greek Ladders.  We appreciate the efforts of the organization to mentor and coach its student members and will we will definitely continue to use Greek Ladders as we grow our business of Executive and Technical Recruiting."

Invitation to graduating seniors

If you haven't secured your dream job and graduation is just a month away, send us an email right away. We'd like to help connect you with employers and their available positions. There's no time to waste, so contact us right away!

Arizona All-Greek Career Workshop - Careers in Public Relations, Advertising, Retail, Sales, etc.

Look at this lineup of business leaders speaking at Wednesday's career workshop. Their insight will be enough reason to attend, but meeting them in person will surely help your career plans.

  • Dee Divincinzo - Talent Acquisition Specialist, Enterprise Holdings

  • Elisabeth Ferrell - University Sales Recruiter, Yelp!

  • Kately Huntoon - PLS Logistics, Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Philip Kim - Divisional Vice President, AXA Advisors

  • Lisa Macafee - Vice President of Human Resources, Crescent Crown Distributing

  • Scott Polston - Owner, Garment Graphics

  • Ken Quartermain - Managing Partner, Quartermain Group

  • Jason Prosser - Vice President, Crest Insurance

  • Jodi Horton - Owner, Ideas @ Work

Wednesday - November 11 - 6:00pm - Sigma Chi Fraternity

All fraternity and sorority members invited.

RSVP to save a seat and attend this great workshop.

Big News -- Chapter alumni/ae now invited to join the Career Network!

Alumni/ae add tremendous value to the career network. First, they can participate in career activities as speakers and networking reception participants. Second, they can enlist as mentors to match with one or more students to provide career planning tips, advice, and references. Last, they can use the career network to advance their own careers by applying for upper management positions posted on our job board.

Similar to students, there's absolutely no cost for alumni/ae to join the career network.

Spread the word! We're looking to create the world's largest and most effective career mentor network for Greeks-only!

To join, alumni/ae can simply CLICK HERE.

Partnership formed with Fraternity Management Group

We are proud to announce a strategic partnership with Fraternity Management Group, a Tucson, Arizona-based firm specializing in alumni/parent relations, fundraising, and chapter management services. FMG works closely with individual fraternity and sorority chapters to develop and manage effective communications, special events, donor cultivation, and campaign fundraising solutions.

READ MORE about the partnership.

Update your Chapter and Campus Involvement

Now that employers can view profiles, many are looking closely at candidates who are actively involved on campus. They believe the skills and experience gathered through organization leadership transfer into the workplace.

CLICK HERE to update your profile's chapter and campus involvement.

What employers look for in resumes

The typical employer initially spends about 15 seconds reviewing each resume. If you want to create an outstanding resume, you need to quickly capture the reader's attention as quickly as possible.

The first tip is to put yourself in the shoes of the reviewer and ask, “what type of person and skills do we need for this position.” The best way to answer this is to have a thorough understanding of the employer, its needs, and the responsibilities of the position.

READ MORE for the six other tips.

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