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The Placement Exchange 2017 Candidate Development Webinar Descriptions

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In order to prepare candidates for the TPE experience, the Candidate Development Team has created a series of webinars for candidate participation. We hope that the information provided will assist you in becoming the BEST candidate that you can be!

Webinar Descriptions

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 2PM EST
Networking isn’t about connecting your computer, phone, or tablet, per se—but, it is about connecting. There are numerous avenues candidates can take in connecting with potential employers and colleagues—be it at conferences, on campus, or through fellow colleagues. Did you know you have a “network”? Utilizing your network can create awareness of opportunities, connect you with potential champions, and benefit your search. Veteran professionals and employers will provide insight in to how utilize the people you know…or might want to know.

Résumé Content
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 2PM EST
Need some assistance putting together your résumé? Do you need more ideas on developing solid content? What are employers drawn to? Join a panel of experts to hear their opinions about what stands out on visually appealing, content-driven résumés.

Navigating TPE Onsite 2017 on a Fixed Budget
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 2PM EST
Who are we kidding? This job search is going to cost you some money! Learn more about how to navigate the TPE Onsite event and the job search on a fixed budget. Plus, learn tips and tricks to save some money.

Acing the Phone/Skype Interview
Thursday, January 5, 2017, 2PM EST
Now is the time! Join a panel of experts to prepare for your first-round phone or Skype interviews. The panelists will provide advice on answering and asking questions, selling your skills, and common taboos. Plus, you’ll get a chance to ask questions and gain multiple perspectives.

TPE Onsite 2017 Process Logistics
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 2PM EST
As you prepare for TPE Onsite 2017, the Candidate Development team wants to help. We will provide an overview of the onsite event and share insider knowledge on what to expect in San Antonio.

Job Searching for Introverts
Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2PM EST
As an introvert, the TPE Onsite experience may be a bit overwhelming. Many introverts have been able to attend TPE Onsite and have found great success in finding the perfect fit for themselves. This webinar will focus on strategies that other introverts have used to navigate both the TPE Onsite event and the on-campus interview with success. From building personal relationships to introspective thinking, introverts have immense talents that are valuable to their teams.

Researching Institutions: Finding the Best Fit
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 2PM EST
Do you wonder what you should look for when researching different schools? How do you know a particular school is the best “fit”—or what does that even mean? This group of panelists will describe important factors and the best ways to find information when researching institutions. There’s a job out there for everyone, but you want to make sure the one you get is for you.

Pre-TPE Onsite Event: Interviewing Tips and Tricks
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 2PM EST
TPE Onsite 2017 is almost here! Can you even believe it? As you make final preparation to travel to San Antonio, join the Candidate Development Team for a final list of tips and tricks to succeed at TPE Onsite. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time to and we’ll do our best to give you the best strategies to win big at TPE Onsite 2017!

Pre-TPE Onsite Event: Q & A
Friday, March 3, 2017, 2PM EST
Last call! The Candidate Development Team wants to make sure you’re good to go! Any questions that you have, we want to answer. If it didn’t fit anywhere else or you didn’t know who else to ask, we’re here for you. You can join the webinar to ask in real time, or submit questions ahead of time to We’ll do our best to share the best strategies to win big at TPE Onsite 2017!

Campus Interviews
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 2PM EST
Congratulations! You made it through TPE Onsite…we knew you could do it! Now it’s time to prepare for the on-campus interview experience. This is going to be a little different than your first interviews. Join this webinar to learn more about what to expect on campus and how to best prepare. We’ll talk with you about questions to ask employers, proper decorum, self-care, and how to know if it’s a right fit.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Impact on Institutions and Candidates
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 2PM EST
As you have experienced, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has had an impact on the way institutions compensate exempt employees. Navigating this while negotiating your benefits may prove to be a challenge. Join us to learn more about the impact that FLSA is having on institutions and you, as a candidate.

Preparing for the Summer Job Search
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 2PM EST
Now that we’re well into the job search season, more positions are opening all of the time! If you haven’t found that perfect job just yet, don’t worry, you still have time. The summer job search can look and feel a little different than the TPE Onsite experience. Join colleagues who have, either been in your shoes before, or have had to hire folks in the summer. The panelists will offer sound advice on where to take your search before you go on summer vacation.

What to Expect in Your First 90 Days
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2PM EST
Now that time is getting closer to starting your new position (if you haven’t started already), you should be prepared for the new experience. As the saying goes, “you aren’t in Kansas anymore.” Join us to get prepared and gather tips on how to survive the first 90 days.

Understanding Benefits
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 2PM EST
Retirement plans, annual leave, health and life insurance…Whew! All of these new benefits can be a little overwhelming. Need some advice on how to navigate this process? TPE has the webinar for you. Join us to learn the basics on navigating benefits.

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