Monday, August 16, 2010

Free job and economic forecast WORKSHOPS

University of Phoenix INDIANAPOLIS CAMPUS Hosts

CNBC News Anchor Erin Burnett and CareerBuilder’s Rosemary Haefner

to provide keynote address

WHAT: University of Phoenix, the largest private accredited University in North America, is partnering with CNBC News Anchor Erin Burnett and CareerBuilder’s Vice President of Human Resources Rosemary Haefner to co-host “Strategies in the New Economy” workshops. The workshops hosted by University of Phoenix’s Indianapolis Campus will provide attendees support tools and information to help adapt to the ever-changing job market, and to help people land not just a job, but a career in today’s economy.

WHERE: 7999 Knue Rd., Suite 150, Indianapolis, IN 46250

WHEN: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The evening will include the following workshops:

“The Financial Side of the New Economy” and “Jobs in the New Economy”: CNBC’s Erin Burnett and CareerBuilder’s Rosemary Haefner will discuss the current state of the new economy, from its overall financial implications to how attendees can secure a career in today’s economy. (Session is prerecorded and delivered via video).

“Where the Jobs Are”: University of Phoenix faculty member David Lantz will provide a local view of the Indianapolis employment landscape with localized job data provided by CareerBuilder.

“Resume Writing & Interview Skills”: University of Phoenix faculty member LaToya Carson will provide a practical presentation with tools to help attendees prepare for their next career search.

“Alumni Corner”: Nick Carter, creator and president of software company AddressTwo, will be on hand to discuss how the University has shaped his career and what companies are looking for in future employees. Carter graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Marketing in 2005 from University of Phoenix Indianapolis.

WHO: “Strategies in the New Economy” workshops are free and open to the public. Space is limited, so attendees need to RSVP to by August 17, 2010. More information can be found at

“It is extremely important to the Indianapolis community that we provide this useful information in an effort to change and improve the economic landscape,” said Anne Gillespie, State Vice President of Indiana campuses. “Our Indiana campuses are leaders in providing hands-on, real-life educational experiences to local communities, and these free workshops are a great example of that.”

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