Navigating Your Job Search In A Tough Economy
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)
Learn about job search strategies used in today’s technology based environment, including the best and worst ways to garner that long awaited job. Key job search resources, networking tips, back door approaches and self assessment will be discussed.
Brief Bio: Gwendolyn Joyce Tyler has served as Director of Career Services for Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ for sixteen years, and was previously employed as Career Counselor and Regional Director of Career Services in the Rutgers University College of Engineering for six years. She received her undergraduate degree from Douglass College, Rutgers University in 1975 and a Master of Education Degree in Student Personnel Services from The College of New Jersey in 1978.
Ms. Tyler is responsible for the management, supervision and administration of a Career Services Office servicing over 5,000 students annually in addition to Rider alumni. The Office of Career Services focuses on the aspects of the employment process including resume writing, interviewing skills, managing a successful job search, networking, business etiquette etc.. Her office hosts employers throughout the academic year who conduct on-campus interviews for undergraduate students seeking internships, co-operative learning and full-time employment.
Ms. Tyler is a NJ Licensed Professional Counselor and Member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, member and previous Board Member of the Middle Atlantic Counseling Association, Member of the NJ Association of Colleges and Employers and additional professional organizations in the field.