School of Business
School of Business
[Posted on behalf of Sheri Eachus, Hospitality/Tourism Department Head and her fabulously creative students]
On November 5, 2012, the Hospitality Students will be hosting the 5th Annual Sonoma County Potluck Chef Showdown ELECTION EDITION.
For those of you returning from your week’sbreak welcome back and to those
of you attending your first classes we are happy to have you here with us.
Career Services has been busy on your behalf. Last week we received 7 job orders
Empire College congratulates paralegal student Emilee Saltzer on her winning two scholarships in April. Emilee applied for the Redwood Empire Association of Paralegals (REAP) Susan I. Perry Memorial Scholarship and was interviewed by a panel of paralegals. She found out later that day that she won a $500 scholarship.
We would like to share with you the list of Students/Graduates who have recently started their new careers.
Ethan hired by Ledson Winery & Vineyards, as a Tasting Room Staff Member.
Cherie hired by Ron Allen & Associates, as a Customer Service/Data Entry Clerk.
Melissa Contreras Camacho, hired by, West County Health Centers, Inc, as a Medical Administrative Assistant-Bilingual.
Each module, one lucky student is recognized as having the “Web Page of the Module.” The page is published on the empirestudent.com web site, and the recipient of the award receives a $50 bill. We are proud to announce the winners for the March-May modules…Kelley Lee, Jennifer O’Neal and Amelia Doran.
It's been a month since our semiannual commencement exercises for the Business School, but the celebration continues. Check out our album of highlights on Facebook. It's loaded with wonderful family and friend moments. Enjoy!
At this point, most people know what an elevator speech is, especially job seekers. Whether or not the origin of the term came from running into important people in elevators or delivering a concise and clear sales pitch in the time it takes to ride an elevator from top to bottom, one thing is certain – it’s important.
Check out just some of the many useful ways an elevator speech can help round out your job hunting arsenal.
We’ve all been there during a job interview. We’ve said something we wish we wouldn’t have or we wish we would have done something differently. Some job interviews just leave us slamming our hand against our foreheads, saying, “Why did I do that?”
What are the most common job searching mistakes? We’ve gathered up a few things many job searchers said they wish they would have done or done more of. Take their advice!
Take a look at the wonderful new tool for all job seekers! It is completely free for life and is a great program for setting up contact lists, making (several) power statements about yourself and keeping track of resumes sent to companies with follow-up reminders for contact.
It is easy to set up, but set aside some quiet time to explore all the buttons and tabs to fully appreciate all this program has to offer.