Preconference Workshops
Stretch your learning and your travel budget!

Tuesday, June 2 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Becoming an Organizationally Savvy Leader
Coaching Fundamentals
A Data-Based Approach to Strategic Campus Recruiting
Keys to Successful Recruiting

Becoming an Organizationally Savvy Leader

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Audience: Career services (New and aspiring directors)
Career Level: Basic- and intermediate-level career services professionals
Fee: Through March 2 - $425/member, $475/nonmember.
After March 2 - $525/member, $575/nonmember.
Competency: Brokering, connecting, and linking
Continuing Education Credit Hours: NBCC—4 clock hours
Other: Pre-work reading.

If you are a new director, it's imperative for you to be organizationally savvy in your new position. Take part in this workshop to gain the skills you need to create an innovative, forward-thinking career center and make an immediate and lasting impact. Learn key lessons to creating a successful office environment and setting the direction for the future of the office. Find out how to navigate the complexities of higher education and how to manage the expectations placed on career centers. Explore key factors that will aid in acclimating you to your new leadership role. This workshops features presenters with an array of experiences and career paths, providing you with a rare opportunity to gain insights and strategies from diverse perspectives.

Following this workshop, you will be able to:

Note: This workshop complements other management leadership training experiences, such as the Management Leadership Institute and the Leadership Advancement Program.

Presenters: Joseph Testani, Virginia Commonwealth University; Farouk Dey, Stanford University; Heather White, University of Florida; Christian Garcia, University of Miami; and Christine Cruzvergara, George Mason University


Coaching Fundamentals

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Audience: Career services
Career Level: Basic- and intermediate-level career services professionals
Fee: Through March 2 - $425/member, $475/nonmember.
After March 2 - $525/member, $575/nonmember.
Competency: Career coaching, advising, and counseling
Continuing Education Credit Hours: NBCC—4 clock hours

Learn coaching strategies and best practices to establish and conduct effective and ethical coaching sessions for clients. Find out how to create an environment that supports mutual respect, explore methods to communicate effectively in a coaching session, and discover how to use empowerment and positive reinforcement to create a coaching alliance.

Following this workshop, you will be able to:

Presenters: Jennifer Lasater and Gina Diamond, Kaplan University


A Data-Based Approach to Strategic Campus Recruiting

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Audience: University relations and recruiting
Career Level: Basic- and intermediate-level university relations and
recruiting professionals
Fee: Through March 2 - $525/member, $575/nonmember. After March 2 - $625/member, $675/nonmember.
Continuing Education Credit Hours: HRCI—4.0 hours. Credit awarded to named registrant upon
attendance verification.

Learn the "how-tos" of campus recruitment. Find out how to prepare, capture information, identify key players, and define steps to achieve your goals. You will also look at the school selection process and how to implement a campus plan.

Following this workshop, you will be able to:

Presenters: Jeff Goodman, Goodman Human Capital Strategies, and Christina Konieczka, Blue Cross/Blue Shield


Keys to Successful Recruiting

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Audience: University relations and recruiting
Career Level: Basic- and intermediate-level university relations and
recruiting professionals
Fee: Through March 2 - $525/member, $575/nonmember. After March 2 - $625/member, $675/nonmember.
Continuing Education Credit Hours: HRCI—3.25 hours. Credit awarded to named registrant upon
attendance verification.

Expand your knowledge of university recruiting, enhance your skills, improve your recruiting strategies, and explore best practices with experts in the field.

Following this workshop, you will be able to:

Presenters: Trudy Steinfeld, NYU, and Bruce Soltys, Verizon