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PERFORMING IN ISOLATION - WITH JOHN NOBLE BARRACK '15

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Virtual InterviewingWednesday, May 13, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

How does a performer or actor work through a pandemic?

Join Skidmore alum John Noble Barrack '15 as he shares how he's been able to stay busier than ever working during the quarantine and in isolation. Since graduating, John has had a successful career in live performance as well as working in voice over.

This virtual session is open to all class years and majors.

VIRTUAL INTERVIEWING: A 3 PART SERIES WITH ERIC COLE '85

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Virtual Interviewing- Session 1: Getting Ready: Recording Coming Soon!

- Session 2: What's Your Story? Wed., May 6, 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

- Session 3: The Video Interview Wed., May 13, 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Join Eric Cole '85, Vice President and Regional Planning Consultant at Fidelity, as well as Chief Career Officer at InterviewIQ for this three-part series on preparing for and succeeding in virtual interviews.

Eric has spent 30 years working in executive level jobs in sales and marketing, charitable services and venture-backed startups before launching his coaching and consulting practice. He has interviewed over 1000 candidates and hired hundreds, with interview coaching being one of his specialties. Eric’s company also provides Career and Interview workshops to many major Colleges and Universities.

Take advantage of his expertise by attending one or all of these informative sessions.


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ROLLING WITH THE PUNCHES - RECESSION-ERA CAREER PERSPECTIVES

Rolling with the Punches

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A conversation with Leon Baham, Lead Experience Designer at Bounteous in San Francisco.  Leon is a 2010 grad of UC San Diego and will be discussing the start of his career journey during a recession and transitioning service-industry skills into a career in tech in the San Francisco Bay Area. This will be an honest talk about what it's like to begin your career at a difficult economic point, strategies that are helpful, and tips to leverage any experience into a professional career.

 

JEREMY SIGEL '99 - VP SITE STRATEGY AT CBS INTERACTIVE

Jeremy Sigel Event

Recording Coming Soon!

Jeremy led mobile marketing and creative content at Essence, and previously directed global mobile marketing at Nokia, working in both ad-tech and TV broadcasting. Now at CBS Interactive, Jeremy recalls graduating in 1999, right before the dot-com bubble burst.  Also working through the latest recession, he understands a thing or two about working through uncertain times and economies!   Learn about Jeremy's career path and the advice he gives students during these unprecedented times.

 

RECRUITERS' ADVICE: HOW TO PREVAIL DURING COVID-19, WITH  WILL RUBIN '16

Virtual Interviewing

What should students be doing if their dream company is now on a hiring freeze? How can they be using this time wisely to maximize their employability? What makes a candidate stand out?

Skidmore alum Will Rubin '16 will answer your questions and give honest advice from recruiter's perspective.

Will majored in psychology at Skidmore, and weaved his liberal arts background into a career path in talent acquisition, now working for technology company Greenhouse Software. Like many companies right now,

Greenhouse Software has issued a hiring freeze. However, Will and his colleague, senior recruiter, Maria Culbertson, want job and internship seekers to know this is not the time to give up. Get your questions answered from recruiters who review hundreds upon hundreds of candidates.