Guest Career Coach for Encore Careers ~ Spring 2016
Barnard Career Development is pleased to host Linda Basch, PhD, Executive Leadership Coach and Strategic Consultant.
Linda is the former President of the National Council for Research on Women. As a recent Fellow at Barnard’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies and an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University, she focused on change management and career transitions, and also earned a certificate in coaching at the Hudson Institute.
Linda offers a one-hour pro bono career coaching session to alumnae approaching retirement who are considering or actively planning an encore career.
Appointments will take place at Barnard Career Development in Elliott Hall on the following Tuesdays, from 1:30-5:30pm:
January 26, February 9 and 23, March 8 and 22, April 5 and 19.
Call 212-854-2033 to make an appointment, be sure to specify Linda Basch and encore career counseling.
Career Research Resources
- Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/oco/)
- O*NET Online (http://online.onetcenter.org/)
- Wet Feet (http://wetfeet.com/)
Interview Skills and Strategies
JobInnerview is a multi-media e-learning platform designed to train people to excel in a job interview. The program consists of 12 five-minute videos, each corresponding to a step in the interview process. Each module comes with a quiz and a series of exercises to thoroughly prepare the candidate for an interview and help them win the job. It's an inexpensive, virtual, automated training tool that can be used anywhere, any time.
Barnard alumna Rebekah Crawford '93 is a founding partner of the company.
Further information and registration link are at the JobInnerview website.
Economic Research Institute (http://www.erieri.com/)
Barnard Alumnae Network
Are you considering a career change? Are you a young alumna unsure of how to break into your desired field? Are you looking for networking opportunities or business connections? Or, are you simply looking to reconnect with classmates with whom you have lost touch? These are just some of the reasons why you may want to access the Barnard Alumnae Network. The Alumnae listed in the directory are women who have agreed to be contacted by current students or fellow alumnae for informational interviews and other networking opportunities.