Career Development Workshops

The Center for Career and Talent Development offers a series of interactive career development workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings at 7:00 PM. These workshops are 50 minutes in duration and are held in the Center for Career and Talent Development, 3rd Floor Russell Hall 348 *except for the August workshop being held on August 28th located in Kyle Hall 215 at 6 p.m.

Fall 2019 Career Development Workshop Schedule

August Workshop
The Art of the Modern Resume
Wednesday August 28th*
September Workshops
The Art of the Modern Resume Tuesday September 3rd
How to Master the Interview
Wednesday September 4th
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday September 10th
How to Prepare for the Interview
Wednesday September 11th
Prepare for the Fair
Tuesday September 17th
How to Master the Interview
Wednesday September 18th
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday September 24th
Kick-Start My Search Wednesday September 25th
October Workshops
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday October 1st
How to Master the Interview
Wednesday October 2nd
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday October 8th
Career Roadmap
Wednesday October 9th
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday October 15th
Create My Story Wednesday October 16th
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday October 22nd
LinkedIn 2.0 Wednesday October 23rd
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday October 29th
Kick-Start My Search Wednesday October 30th
November Workshops
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday November 5th
Scandal, Sabotage & Social Media Wednesday November 6th
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday November 12th
How to Master the Interview
Wednesday November 13th
The Art of the Modern Resume
Tuesday November 19th
LinkedIn 2.0 Wednesday November 20th

How To Register or Request A Workshop

Students.  Register individually in Handshake > Events, accessbile from your MY RU Portal.

Clubs and Organizations.  Register your organization to attend by stopping by or emailing csc@radford.edu.

Faculty and Staff.  Request workshops as a classroom presentation by emailing csc@radford.edu.

If you have questions or need additional information, please visit us in 331 Russell Hall, email--csc@radford.edu, or call us at 540.831.5373.

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The Fundamentals

We strongly recommend starting with the “fundamentals.”  These workshops are uniquely developed for everyone, regardless of where you are in your career journey.  The workshops help you build a strong foundation and give you the simple tools to get started.

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Career Roadmap

In this workshop you will learn how to identify your strengths, determine your career interests and create a customized career development plan. This workshop incorporates interactive assessments and reflection exercises to explore who you are and who you desire to become.

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Kick-Start My Search

Demystify your search process by learning the simple steps and techniques to preparing for your next career move.  Whether you are seeking an internship, part-time job, dream job or graduate studies, this workshop will help you to navigate the search process with ease.

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Creating My Story

Explore how to integrate your strengths, experiences and career interests into a compelling story.  You will also learn where, how, and when to share your story, make impactful introductions, network like a pro, build a positive online presence, and dress professionally. 

Deep Dives

We recommend these more focused workshops for students who have mastered the fundamentals and are seeking to implement specific aspects of their career plan.

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LinkedIn 2.0

In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to build your professional network, conduct employer research, and ultimately find your dream job.  This workshop will help you understand how a recruiter views your profile and the insider tips to help you stand out.

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Scandal, Sabotage & Social Media. Managing Your Online Presence in the Age of Social Media

Do you know if your social media is helping or sabotaging your image?  In this workshop you, you will learn how to create, clean up, and manage your online presence with social media tools, blogs, social audits and other emerging tools. 

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The Art of the Modern Resume

You will learn how to construct a resume that tells your story to an employer scanning it, in seconds.  This workshop will include best practices on format, translating your experience, interactive critiques and key words.

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How to Master the Interview

Deconstruct the interview process, with strategies for how to prepare before, during, and after the interview.  This workshop will include interactive interview practice and how new technologies and changing the interview process.

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Prepare for the Fair

Learn the top techniques for successfully navigating a Career Fair - how to research companies / industries, perfect your introduction, dress professionally, and follow up like a pro.

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Leading in a Multi-Generational Workplace

Get a glimpse and gain perspective into what motivates each generation and learn strategies for communicating, leading, and thriving.