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Videos and Tutorials to Assist Alumni in Their Search Process

The Office of Career Strategy has created a number of online videos and tutorials to assist alumni in their search process. Below is a sample list of those tools, and further down are links to the actual resource.

How to Overcome a Career Slump

From time to time all of us can experience a career slump; however, it can be a meaningful experience. It allows us to identify the gaps in our work and career. Together we will explore your interests, motivated skills, personality style, needs and values to allow you to achieve greater career satisfaction.
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Applying to Law School Workshop

Law schools have a variety of application requirements and deadlines that you must meet to be considered for admission. It is important to plan ahead. This presentation on the law school admission process will help you get started.
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LinkedIn: It’s Your New First Impression

Over 90,000 Yale alumni maintain LinkedIn profiles. A Google search on a person’s name often returns their LinkedIn page as a top five result. LinkedIn has become a most trusted source of background information on individuals. Are you getting the most from your Linkedin service? Join this fast-paced webinar to learn current thinking on setting up your profile, managing your contacts, joining LinkedIn groups, and messaging your network. You will receive tips & advice to make a great first impression, use LinkedIn’s hidden features, adjust your privacy settings, and leverage your contacts. Master the basics of this career management tool.
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Might You be Interested in Graduate School? Applications 101

It is never too late to get back into the classroom. Whether it has been a couple of years or over a decade, this webinar discusses the important considerations and steps to take when applying to graduate school in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields. It reviews the timeline for graduate applications, from selecting programs and soliciting letters of recommendation, to writing personal statements and attending interviews. The right (and wrong) reasons to attend grad school, financial considerations, and differences between a Masters and a Ph.D. are also discussed. At the end of this webinar you will hae all the tools you need to start your graduate school applications.
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Moving Up the Career Ladder: 3 Essential Skills to Create High-Performing Teams, Stand-Out, and Get Promoted

Jo Ilfeld, PhD, presents a refreshing and frank workshop about the leadership skills you need to skyrocket your influence and project executive presence in the workplace. You'll walk away from this webinar with practical strategies to use right away from this webinar with practical strategies to use right away to shift the way colleagues, managers and direct reports respond to you. You'll understand how to quickly build influence and master the subtle signals of executive presence. You'll learn how-to strategies for creating and standing-out on strong, high-performing teams.
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Defining Your Professional Identity

You have approached a crossroads in your career and are looking to explore alternatives, but where do you start? View this webinar to learn how to navigate various aspects of this transition, from initial exploration through implementation. Acquire strategies and resources to research potential careers, identify transferable skills, and create an action plan in order to take this next step in your professional journey.