If for some reason you really struggle to say the word “Luis,” just do what the locals do and call it by its letters: SLO.
Two English Department alumni, Ann Neumann and Roger Reedy, will facilitate a hands-on resumé workshop specifically tailored to English majors.
Whether you are a first year, a fourth year, or a graduate student, this workshop can help you better understand how to successfully present your work and academic experiences.
Modeled on Speed Dating, Speed Networking connects students and alumni in order to share career information and advice.
Alumni sit at stations and groups of students rotate through these stations in regular intervals.
Speed daters are trying to narrow down their choices by eliminating the unsuitable; conversely, speed networkers are trying to broaden their connections by increasing their exposure.
Speed networking can be based on one of three models: meeting random attendees sequentially in a round robin, meeting with specific people based on preassigned match ups (the first two models are one-on-one), or a third assembly-based model where individuals speak to a preselected group.
According to Google, we check our phones 150 times per day, spending an average of 177 minutes on mobile sessions that average 1 minute and 10 seconds each.
We make decisions in milliseconds, from speed dating to deciding what’s for lunch.
The process introduces students to alumni and their careers, and provides an opportunity for alumni networking.
2013 Mentors from left to right: Paul Verke, Sheldon Smith, Scott Cody, Jim Kouf, Desirae Vanek, Erika Fitzgerald, Megan La Plante, Dru Zackmeyer, Sue Birkenseer, Lauren Babek, Bryn Smith, Ann Neumann, Katie Isaacs, Kathryn Rummell, Roger Reedy Modeled on the "Speed Dating" phenomenon, Speed Networking is a time-efficient way for current English majors to gain exposure to a variety of different careers open to them.
Author Malcolm Gladwell, in Blink, noted that we only use a few seconds to make most decisions, even important ones. Micro-moment marketing can refer to the size of an audience, the size of a message, or the length of the marketable moment.