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  • NACE Virtual Summit: Employer Relations Skills 101

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    • Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    • Time: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online

    • Career Level: Basic career services and university relations and recruiting professionals
    • Competency: Lifelong Learning or continuous learning
    • Fee: $450 (member); $575 (nonmember)
    • Continuing Education Credit Hours: HRCI – 6.25 recertification credits
    • Summary

      Are you new to university relations and recruiting, or serving in an employer relations focused role as a career services professional? Are you interested in learning new theoretical models and strategies to improve your professional competencies? Are you “career ready” as a professional?

      Join NACE Thought Leaders and colleagues from both sides of the field in this full-day, virtual workshop to enhance your professional toolbox to leverage skills related to relationship management, communication, and professionalism.

      Dive deep into theoretical and strategic applications related to problem solving, critical thinking, digital technology, and global/intercultural awareness. Gain practical and actionable strategies to increase efficiencies, understanding, and strategic thinking, elevating your skills to improve performance and outcomes.

      Learn, engage, and collaborate all from the convenience of your office!

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Define skills pertinent to maintaining effective and successful relationships with constituents;
      • Recognize efficiencies through successful application of critical thinking and problem-solving models;
      • Explore situational scenarios to increase use of skills within your role;
      • Examine behavioral characteristics of professionalism and working within an established ethical framework;
      • Leverage communication impact through digital technology;
      • Assess understanding of diversity and inclusion as a core component to relationship management; and
      • Develop an action plan for continued growth and development. Define and articulate the needs of your specific audience.
    • Event Details

      To view the attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the "I’d like to" option next to the Employer Relations Skills 101 3.26.19 listing in MyNACE > Events.

      To see the NACE cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.

    • Format

      This 5.5-hour virtual program incorporates facilitated discussion, guided activities, and group work to create a stimulating and engaging learning experience.


      9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
      9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
      10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break
      10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Communication
      11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Professionalism and Ethics Breakout
      12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch
      1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Digital Technology Skills
      2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Break
      2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Global & Intercultural Awareness
      3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Career Management Breakout
      4:45 p.m.-5 p.m. Close
    • Presenters

      Ray Angle

      Ray Angle, Asst. Vice President of Career and Professional Development, Gonzaga University

      Dan Black

      Dan Black, EY Americas Recruiting Leader, EY

      Scott Flanary

      Scott Flanary, University Recruiter, Facebook

      Kathleen Powell

      Kathleen Powell, Associate Vice President for Career Development, William & Mary

    • Certification Credits

      Continuing Education Clock Hours:



      HRCI – This activity has been approved for 6.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at


    Visit the professional development FAQ page, or contact the NACE Professional Development Team via e-mail or phone, 610.625.1026.