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2012-03-20

Social Media in Career Transition


The news is no longer about job opportunities being in short supply but what can the average person do about it.  We know certain practices used in The Great Depression can work today.  But skills, attitudes and technologies have changed.  The changes in attitudes and technology, it is argued, has become contributors to the problem.  Memphis Recruiters indicate it is not uncommon to receive hundreds to thousands of resumes with 95% to 99% of the submissions being unqualified or their resumes being "junk".  The job boards are broken.  So what can you do?

A SOLUTION:
Michael Zurkammer, Founder of The CT Groups, will offer his insight into what people can do in his presentation Tuesday, March 20, 2012 in the Farris Auditorium on the Macon Cove Campus.  Key discussion areas will include:
  •  Why you many want to conduct a career transition versus getting another job
  •  How the career transition has changed over the past 30 years and the impact it has brought
  •  Why are the job boards, in general, and the job search process is badly broken
  •  Why employers are embarrassing Social Media to address their needs
  •  How job seekers can adjust their career transition strategies
  •  Will this change be a fad or is it a likely fundamental shift how job seekers and employers will interact
  •  What is required to seek a career using Social Media and what is being used 

RESERVATIONS:
   Request Submissions:
  • Members of the Southwest Tennessee Community College should contact Career Services for a reservation.

  • Members of The CT Groups should e-mail TheCTGroups@att.net with the subject 2012-03-20 for their reservation.  Include your name within the e-mail.

  • Reservations are limited to one request per member and will be assigned based on a first-come basis for the limited available seats.

DATE / TIME / LOCATION:
   Date:         March 20, 2012

    Time:          6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Location:    Southwest Tennessee Community College
                         Farris Auditorium on the Macon Cove Campus
                         5983 Macon Cove
                         Memphis, TN  38134

                         http://www.southwest.tn.edu/maps/macon.pdf 

    Charge:       
This is a free event open to the members of the Southwest Tennessee Community College
                         and The CT Groups
.


This event is jointly sponsored by the
Career Services Office of
Southwest Tennessee Community College
and The CT Groups
 
http://www.southwest.tn.edu/        http://www.TheCTGroups.org



The CT Groups is a trademark of Michael D Zurkammer