Optimizing Your Personal Brand for Job Search - April 2016
Presented by Pepperdine's Hispanic Alumni Council
and Indian Alumni Group
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
5:45 - 9 PM
Let Pepperdine's Hispanic Alumni Council and Indian Alumni Group help you revamp your personal brand. Kick off the brand refresh process by learning from a LinkedIn professional how to optimize your profile to get noticed. Then, hear secrets from recruiters and HR professionals from Fortune 500 companies on how your application, resume, and cover letter can stand out among the masses. Finally, hear from a professional "head hunter" what key words and features are most appealing as they scour LinkedIn and other social media networks for candidates. Finish the re-branding process by growing your personal network and mingling with fellow professionals over hosted appetizers.
5:45 – 6:30 PM Check-in, Arrivals, and Mixer
6:30 – 7:00 PM Q&A with LaVada English and Melissa Welch (MBA '11)
Take your personal brand to the next level with a Q&A with LaVada English, an accomplished career coach, and Melissa Welch, senior partner at Growthink and former executive recruiter with Lucas Group.
7:00 – 7:10 PM Networking Break
7:10 – 7:35 PM Ira Amilhussin (MBA '07)
LinkedIn senior marketing manager, Ira Amilhussin, will speak about how successful job seekers leverage LinkedIn's resources and present on recent developments at LinkedIn that will enhance your personal brand.
7:45 – 8:30 PM Rick Leon
Learn about the importance of personal brand and what top talent recruiters look for in a candidate both on-line and in person from Rick Leon, founding partner of Executive Dynamics Search, Inc.
8:15 – 9:00 PM Questions and Networking
$35 per person
Don Chente Bar-Grill & Lounge
For questions about this event or for more information about the Pepperdine Hispanic Alumni Council or Indian Alumni Group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310.506.6190.
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