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Center for Career Development (CCD)

2015 Career Development Week

Monday Feb. 2
Business Etiquette from A to Z
Terri Thompson, Etiquette Expert
Noon-12:50
Frankenberger Art Gallery

Tuesday Feb. 3
Interview Tips & Techniques
Nikki Gray, Enterprise Rent-a-Car Talent Acquisition Manager
Noon-12:50
Frankenberger Art Gallery

Wednesday Feb. 4
Zebras & Cheetahs: Look Different. Run Faster. 
Coach Michael Burt, National Speaker & Author
Noon-12:50
Appalachian Room

Thursday Feb. 5
Linkedin to Your Professional Personal Brand
Dr. Bruce Lund, National Speaker & Author 
Noon-12:50
Frankenberger Art Gallery 

2015 Career Fair

Wednesday Feb. 25
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Geary Student Union Ballroom

UC Professional Development Institute

The Importance of Public Service in Your Professional Life

Jim Strawn, National Jefferson Award for Public Service Winner

 

Rookie Hero: What Your First Boss Needs You to Know

Emily Bennington, Author of "Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out & Move Up at Your First Real Job"

 

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How It Works

Welcome to Optimal 2.0, a career management platform brought to you by OptimalResume.com in partnership with the University of Charleston. Inside, you’ll find a variety of tools to help you CREATE, PRESENT, MANAGE and SHARE your professional credentials.  You can use this website to: 

  • Create high-impact, interactive career materials based on your career goals
  • Present your materials online — with our easy-to-use website builder — and in print, as you can download your materials in a number of formats
  • Manage an unlimited number of career documents from one central location
  • Share your credentials with your network on your own professional website and across social networking sites

If you have used the system before and already have an account, simply log in to begin, otherwise, hit Create New Account.  

Check out our Resume Builder Video Tutorial to help get you up to speed in no time!  For more tutorials Just click the OPTIMAL WEBINARS button below to see them all! 

SIGI3

System of Integrated Guidance and Information 

Access 24/7 from any PC on or off-campus

(New users should create an account.)

http://www.sigi3.org/login.asp?SQ=3179&SK=6341488502 

WHAT  IS  SIGI3?

A career planning software that takes the confusion out of career and educational planning.

SIGI3 – will help you:

  1. Clarify your work-related values. 
  2. Research and decide on a major.
  3. Search and create a list of occupations based on:
    1. values, interests, personality, and work skills
    2. major field of study in college 
  4. Determine education and training requirements for each occupation.
  5. Put your career plan into action.

Eagle Link

Eagle Link University of Charleston's primary job-search connection, designed for students and alumni searching for jobs or internships. After your resume has been approved by the Center for Career Development, you can upload and use Eagle Link 24/7 to connect with employers interested in hiring you.

There are more than 700 registered employers and an average of 80 job postings per month!

Contact Information

Center for Career Development
Schoenbaum Library – Room 301
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304 
careers@ucwv.edu 

Hannah R. Johnson
Director
304-357-4977
hannahjohnson@ucwv.edu 

Contact Hannah Johnson for office hours or to make an appointment.

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