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Getting Real in the New Year  

Need A PlanTo turn your goals for the New Year into reality, many experts say you need a plan -- concrete steps to move earnest resolutions into solid accomplishments. Workshops sponsored by Seton Hall's Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies are a great way to get you where you want to be, offering practical solutions and strategies to common career challenges.

Our professional development programs begin in February with the ever-popular Get Hired Bootcamp headed up by Seton Hall career coach, Bob Franco. In March, the University taps the talent of top professional coaching talent for its first career summit. We'll also welcome best-selling author Lee Miller for a series of workshops on strategic influencing. Our series on social media is being planned for the spring, too. So there's lots to learn, and much to look forward to in 2017.

Here what's on the schedule:

Saturday, February 25-Get Hired Boot Camp

The Get Hired Bootcamp will arm you with the tools needed to translate your value into employer needs – the critical component of increasing the likelihood of getting hired. Taught by Bob Franco, a recognized thought leader with expertise in organizational change and strategy, the four-hour workshop takes place on the Seton Hall campus on Saturday, February 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and will focus on two major topics: Interviewing to Get Offers - Presenting A Professional Value-adding Image and The Role of Social Media and Networking in a Job Search. Register here »

March 3, 17 and 24 - Strategic Influencing and Communication

Lee E. Miller, a professor of management at Seton Hall's Stillman School of Business and a premier trainer in the field of leadership, influencing and negotiating, leads workshops on Strategic Influencing. Miller, co-author of the critically acclaimed A Woman's Guide to Successful Negotiating, will take students through the process of becoming leaders who shape outcomes. Using role playing and small group exercises, these highly interactive workshops will allow participants to experience the process of influencing in a variety of cultural and organizational contexts. Students will analyze different situations and design appropriate strategies to achieve their goals and maximize outcomes. They will practice building consensus within and across teams, and learn how to exercise subtle influence, without resistance. At the end of this course, participants will understand the roles of anchoring, legitimacy, desire, persuasion, and consensus in successful influencing strategies. Visit here, for the Strategic Influencing series spring schedule.

March 11 – Turning Over a New Leaf Career Summit

The Turning Over a New Leaf Career Summit is a one-of-a-kind forum where leading experts will instruct and prepare participants in the latest tools, techniques, and strategies to compete and stay nimble in the contemporary job market. The plenary will center on Career Changes and Transitions. Other sessions include:

  • The Confident Public Speaker
  • Creating the Right Blend for your Life
  • 3 Ingredients to Powerful Life Management
  • The Fearless Job Search
  • On a Mission? Living Your Life's Purpose
  • Entrepreneurship

Sponsored and brought to you by Turning Leaf Career Consulting, the Division of Continuing Education & Professional Studies, the Career Center, and Alumni Relations at Seton Hall University.

Early bird registration discount is open now through January 15. Register today!

Spring 2017-Social Media for Professionals

Led by technology experts based at Seton Hall, you'll start off by learning how to use social media as a marketing tool. You'll dive into blogging next, then proceed to Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, followed by Twitter, LinkedIn and Snapchat. On each platform, you'll learn how to build followers, which networks to use for which audiences, and how to promote live news and events using hashtags or @ mentions. The fifth and final segment focuses on data, and how basic analytics tools can help you develop more effective social media campaigns. Dates for this series are not yet confirmed. Please visit the Continuing Education and Professional Studies web site for schedule updates.

Categories: Arts and Culture , Business , Education

For more information, please contact:

  • Continuing Education and Professoinal Studies
  • (973) 761-9087
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