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April 2020

UHD Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center  
MBA Newsletter
MBA Webinar
Pivoting Your Career Path in the Days of COVID-19
Now is a great time to lay the groundwork to live a life of purpose so when this is over, you will have opened doors, rekindled relationships and seized the moment! Hear from human capital and pivoting expert Ms. Joanne Courtney, ExxonMobil Corporate Learning Consultant and board member of NBMBAA, on how to adapt to change, re-think Plans A, B and, maybe have a Plan C. We’ll also provide information about what is important to do now to jumpstart your personal brand, who’s hiring in the Houston Market and industries that need employees NOW. Join us, it’s FREE!

April 23, 2020 from 12pm-1pm  

About ZOOM Meetings:
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Quick Poll Results Show Shift in Plans for Summer Internships

NACE Coronavirus Quick Polls: Employers : (results from April 3)
Revoking offers to full-time recruits and interns (n=135)
  • 64% are not revoking offers to full-time recruits and interns
  • Another 25% are not revoking offers yet, but are considering it

Changes to summer 2020 internship programs (n=130; select all that apply)
  • 35% are making no changes
  • 35% are reducing length of internship by delaying the start date
  • 29% are moving interns to virtual program
  • 20% are moving events online such as end of program presentations
  • 15% are reducing the number of interns

Expectations for recruiting Class of 2021 (n=134)
  • 67% are planning to recruit at the same level as for the Class of 2020
  • 13% are decreasing the number of recruits compared to Class of 2020
  • 6% are increasing the number of recruits compared to Class of 2020

Expectations for attending career fairs in the fall (n=135)
  • 62% plan to attend on-campus and virtually
  • 17% plan to attend on-campus only
  • 5% plan to attend only virtually

Expectations for increasing virtual recruiting (n=135)
  • 42% Yes
  • 53% not sure yet, still deciding

Career Corner
5 Tips for Being a Persuasive Communicator While Working Remotely
As social distancing becomes the new normal, professionals across industries are making drastic and immediate changes to their work and presentation styles. Juliet Huck, founder of the Academy of Persuasion, shares a few essential tips that will help you become a persuasive communicator while working remotely. 
This Week in GatorHIRED!
 Job ID# 6636 Jc2 Technologies/Sr. Accountant (COA or CPA Eligible)
Job ID# 6558 Grant Thornton/Audit Senior Associate Oil & Gas
Job ID# 6552 Reynolds and Reynolds/E-Learning Designer
Job ID# 6559 Wells Fargo/Home Mortgage Consultant
Job ID# 6549 Cigna/Managed Care Rotational Program
Job ID# 6555 KRIV Fox 26 KRIV Houston/Producer
Job ID# 6550 Penske/ Sales and Operations Management
Job ID# 6195 Keyot/Business Analyst

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