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October 6, 2017

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Friday, October 06, 2017

12:00 AM Katz Chats with Alumni
Katz Chats is intended to provide students with a relaxed, casual setting in which to talk to our alumni. More details and information to come! 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Behavioral Interviewing Techniques with Don
Don Norrington will be providing students with a workshop focused on interviewing.  He will be providing information about challenging questions, small talk, and how to make a lasting impression. Additionally, there will be a portion of this session for you to practice your interviewing skills.  We look forward to seeing you there!  If you have any additional questions, please contact Don at DONN@katz.pitt.edu.




1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Native Accent Session

Please join Sandra Douglas to talk about Native Accent.  The session will take place in 118D Mervis Hall.  We look forward to seeing you then.

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Time Management Workshop
RSVP in Career Connections!

In this session, Randy Dean, MBA and author of the Amazon.com #1 e-mail bestseller "Taming the E-mail Beast", will share with graduate business students several strategies for better managing their time, classes, projects, and people in the rigorous pursuit of their advanced business degree. Randy will also discuss how to utilize some of the market-leading technology, software, and apps that allow for the development of a time/project/course/career/info management “infrastructure”. Randy not only holds an MBA himself, but was also formerly an MBA program admissions director before making the transition to a successful professional consultant, speaker, and author. In this session, he will share:

• A discussion on both the critical success factors and potential pitfalls related to time and personal management for graduate business students

• The key survival skills of effective prioritization and organization and how Outlook and/or Google Apps can help with making better daily and longer-term project, coursework, and career decisions

• Managing your calendar to increase effectiveness & productivity and meet all current and upcoming responsibilities

• Building a refined project and task management system to allow for daily and weekly prioritizing

• Building a smart electronic and physical folder and organization system 

• Specific strategies for better managing e-mail and information overload to reduce distraction and yet meet critical response time lines

• Utilizing smart structures for managing ideas and needed reference materials

• Developing daily, weekly, monthly rituals to stay on top things

• And much more!

Please join Randy in this entertaining, informative, and highly useful session that will help you with managing the multiple priorities and responsibilities that will allow for a successful graduate program experience.

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