Professional Power-Up by Headhunter on Tap

Elevate your potential with Professional Power-Up, the University’s comprehensive virtual career development series designed to propel your success from start to finish during a job search or career transition! Immerse yourself in a series of interactive webinars with personal access to career experts, Barbara Grossman ’77, P’10 and Jay Berger P’10. Throughout March 2024, we will have a different Professional Power-Up presentation every Wednesday, followed by a Job Talk session every Friday where you can ask questions about the presentation and dive even deeper into topics with our career experts. Register below!

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Week 1 | What’s Next? Tackling Career Transitions

Tackling Career Transitions
March 6 | 12 – 1 p.m. (ET)
Considering a career change, but feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or stuck? It’s not always easy to take the next step on your professional path — taking the mystery out of the process can help get you from where you are to where you want to be.

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Week 2 | It’s Not a Formula, It’s a Conversation: Creating an Authentic Resume

March 13 | 12 – 1 p.m. (ET)
The right resume effectively captures your experiences, accomplishments, and can help land your next interview or opportunity. To truly stand out, you need to create a compelling narrative on what matters most: you.

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Week 3 | “Kissing Frogs” – Conducting a Job Search

March 20 | 12 – 1 p.m. (ET)
Tired of navigating the swamp of unfulfilling positions? It’s time to rise above the “frogs” of the job market and discover your perfect fit. The search for a new job often comes with a few misses (or “frogs” as we like to call them) before finding the right fit. With a smart strategy and focused energy, you can land the career that’s just right for you.

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Week 4 | “Match Game” – Enjoying (Not Just Surviving) the Interview Process

March 27 | 12 – 1 p.m. (ET)

An interview is an exciting and critical step in your job search. With the right knowledge of how to present yourself, this often-stressful process can be enjoyable, informative, and ultimately lead to your “perfect match.”
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Office hours: Personalized career coaching

Those who register for one or more of the webinar sessions can schedule one-on-one appointments with our career experts. Scheduling information will be provided in an email following each of the webinars.

Meet the headhunters

With decades of experience in executive search and career development, the pair behind Paradigm Partners, LLC empowers clients with guidance and advice. Connect with Barbara and Jay on LinkedIn, and visit the Career Coaches page to see Barbara’s profile.

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Additional resources: Career conversations

Led by alumni entrepreneurs, faculty, industry experts, and Career Coaches, these convenient webinars offer valuable tools and strategies for every industry, background, and level of experience—helping you feel empowered and supported throughout your career journey.

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Questions? Please contact Michelle Cavalcanti, associate director of alumni relations at