2010 JETAANY Career Forum

Are you a JETAANY member looking for a job? Please join the JET Alumni on November 6th for our Annual Career Forum and Networking Event. This afternoon event provides pertinent discussions on how to join the workforce after your years on JET or if you plan to change careers. After the presentations you will have an opportunity to speak one-on-one with resume experts and alumni who currently work in your field of interest.

Date: Saturday November 6th 2010


2:00pm ~ Check-in
2:20pm-5:30pm ~ Presentations
5:30pm-6:30pm ~ Meet the Recruiters & Industry Experts
Location: Nippon Club 145 West 57th Street (btwn 6th Ave and 7th Ave) 5th Floor in the Sakura Room.
RSVP: Please confirm your attendance to the Career Forum (if you have not done so already) to Monica Yuki at vicepres@jetaany.org

Presentation Topics
Writing Resumes for Results:

Learn tools and tips to make your resume stand out from the crowd, and pick up practical suggestions for highlighting your JET experience to a variety of employers.

Leveraging Social Media and Social Networks for Career Success:
Turbo charge your job search by understanding how to effectively use social media and social networks, particularly the JET community, to expand your professional opportunities. In this workshop, you will learn specific on-line and off-line strategies, techniques, and resources to help with your career development.

Interviewing Workshop:
Take two diagnostic quizzes to determine your best skill sets and types of jobs you can excel in. Also, learn tangible interview and follow-up protocol from an HR professional.

Industry Panel discussion:
Lead by established JET alumni in a variety of fields

Industry Specialists:
Speak with alumni in the following fields for job hunting and resume tips. Public Relations, Education, Web design, Finance, Medical School, Law, publishing, Marketing/Advertising, NPO, Graduate School