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The 2-Hour Job Search
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ivey Tangerine Leadership Centre, 130 King Street West, Toronto ON

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The 2-Hour Job Search

Exclusively for Western alumni, author and career coach Steve Dalton presents a lecture and workshop that will help anyone in a job search by offering tangible, effective, practical strategies on landing that sought after interview.

Online job postings have changed the job search.  Hiring managers increasingly rely on referrals to avoid reviewing hundreds of resumes per posting. However, job seekers find the convenience of online postings irresistible, pouring countless hours into an inherently ineffective approach.

Instead of providing laundry list of tips without regard to how long each one takes to implement, the 2-Hour Job Search provides step-by-step, time-limited instructions for the vaguest and most difficult part of the job search: getting the interview. This research-based process splits the job search into three main components: prioritization, outreach and informational interviewing, and helps job seekers get underway: quickly, efficiently, and effectively. 

This session is broken down into two parts, a two hour lecture and a workshop where you will be able to work through the 2-Hour Job Search process. For the workshop component, please have access to your phone, tablet or laptop.  Wireless access with be available at no charge.

The registration fee is $20 per person.

Please register by Thursday, April 30, 2015.

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About the Speaker

Steve Dalton is a senior career consultant and associate director at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He holds his own MBA from the same institution and a chemical engineering degree from Case Western Reserve University. Prior to entering the career services industry, Dalton was an associate marketing manager at General Mills and a strategy consultant at A.T. Kearney.

Random House published Dalton’s debut book, The 2-Hour Job Search, in March 2012. His concepts are now taught at more than 30 universities worldwide.  Dalton is regular contributor at The Huffington Post, and his media appearances include the Financial Times, Forbes.com, and CBS News online among others.

Please contact Western Alumni if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.

steve dalton
Senior career consultant and associate director at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

We are sorry, the deadline for buying tickets online for this event has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you would like to attend. We will respond to let you know if tickets are still available.

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