Shawn VanDerziel, NACE Executive Director; Chris Carlson, 2019-20 NACE President; and Jennifer Lasater, 2019-20 NACE President-Elect welcome you to the opening reception for NACE Connect.
Also included is an acknowledgement of and lively panel discussion with this year’s Academy of Fellows inductees. The Academy of Fellows Award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the profession through the advancement of knowledge, leadership, or excellence in professional practice.
For a full list of the outstanding achievements honored this year, click here to download the awards program.Presenters
Shawn VanDerziel, NACE
Chris Carlson, Northrop Grumman
Jennifer Lasater, Purdue University Global
Roxanne Hori, New York University
Marilyn Mackes, NACE Emeritus (retired)
Johnny Campbell, Featured Speaker from SocialTalent.com
The Distance Between Reality and Expectation: What Career Services and Graduate Employers Overlook—and How to Do Better
2020 has been quite a year. In just two months, we experienced two years worth of transformation, showing that, more than ever, the job market changes at lightning pace. As such, career services is falling short at preparing graduates for the ongoing journey of their careers, rather than the destination of their first role. Equally, graduate employers set expectations that not only exceed possibility, but also demonstrate a lack of understanding in the potential of these new hires. In this talk, you'll learn about the value in meeting in the middle to realize graduates' full potential—and how to do it effectively.