E-News Bulletin - October 6 2014

Exciting features continue to be added to the Greek Ladders website. In addition, an increasing number of employers continue to join the Career Network, as a means of targeting candidates for internship and full-time employment.

In this issue, you'll find new employers, key career events, a new website section, and networking tips.

Employer Spotlights added

As our new website continues to expand, we've added an Employer Spotlight section, so we can feature many of our outstanding businesses and nonprofit partners. When you visit the section, found under the Connect button, you'll see our first crop of employers. They include:

Be sure to visit these employers and see what jobs and internships they're seeking to fill.


Nevada All-Greek Career Planning Workshop

A general description of the career planning process, as described by professional leaders. Basic best practices writing, networking, career fairs, researching employers, and interviewing will be covered. in areas like resume.

Featured Presenters:

Jim McClenahan

Director of Corporate Relations and Outreach - University of Nevada College of Business

Alison Gaulden

Internship Coordinator - University of Nevada Reynolds School of Journalism


October 07, 2014 at 5:30pm - 7pm
University of Nevada
JCSU Room #402

CLICK HERE to save a seat


Five reasons why networking is important

What is networking? Networking is nothing more than getting to know people. Whether you realize it or not, you’re already networking every day and everywhere you go. You are networking on a constant basis. Every time you go to school, work, chapter, wherever, you are networking. Every time you establish a new relationship, you are networking.
There are numerous benefits to networking, here are five.

Campus and organization impact
Incorporating networking into your lifestyle will help your chapter recruit new leaders. It will also help you join and become a leader in other campus organizations. The more people you know on campus, the greater your network and, as a result, the greater your sphere of influence.
Academic pursuits
If you are trying to get into a particular academic program, having a strong relationship with a professional or academic contact can help you secure a good recommendation and increase your chances of acceptance.
Job search
Did you know that the vast majority of job openings are never advertised? It’s true; they’re filled by word of mouth. That’s why networking is a great way to find a job. With roughly 17 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and 24 without a job and about two million college graduates unemployed, networking could prove to be a tremendous benefit to not only landing a job, but the job you want.
Personal relationships
You may have already encountered this, but networking can help you meet the person you wish to eventually begin a family.
Community impact
Similar to leadership on campus or in your organization, networking will help you develop strong relationships which enable you to become a future community leader. The benefits associated with community leadership impact you personally and professionally.

It’s said that the biggest reasons that college students don’t network are that they don’t know the benefits of networking or consider themselves too shy to network.

 


Arizona Workshop - Careers in Sports

Feature Speaker - Zane Stoddard, NASCAR


Students gain deeper understanding of what’s needed to secure employment in entertainment and sports. Zane Stoddard '92 (BA, Journalism/English) will share insight into what students can do now to be successful after getting the job.

The workshop is co-hosted with the Eller Sports Management Program.

October 09, 2014 at 5pm - 7pm
Eller College of Management, University of Arizona
1130 Helen St
McClelland Hall, Room 133
CLICK HERE to save a seat


Connect section added

A new section featuring several of the ways we're helping connect employers to candidates, and vice versa, has been added. Under the new section, candidates are able to:


Be sure to use the Connect section to increase your online career presence with potential employers.

 

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