Alumni Career Webinars

Current Webinars

We realize the job search process has changed.

To help you stay current, the TU Alumni Association and the Office of Career Services have partnered with Talent Marks to ask the nation’s top career authors and experts to share tips, tools and best practices you can use to manage your career and job searches. Join your fellow alumni and pick up the skills you will need to build a successful career strategy.

Visit to learn more and to register for upcoming monthly webinars.

Past Webinars

Assessing Risks and Rewards Before Launching a Business Webinar
Dr. Larry Wofford (BSBA '70, MBA '71), Davis D Bovaird Endowed Chair Entrepreneurial Studies, and Claire Cornell, Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship, discussed personal and business topics that potential entrepreneurs should consider prior to committing their time, talent, and money to starting a business.

Get Noticed on LinkedIn and Other Social Media
From a recruiter's perspective, hear what they consider to be "best practices". Joining us for this webinar were Jamal West (BA '92), recruiter for Williams Companies, and Jeff McCord (BSBA '99), senior training specialist and senior recruiter for Fossil, Inc. They shared their opinions on how social media can influence your hire-ability.

How to Select/Utilize the Right Search Firm (headhunter)
Ron LaManque ('92) and Stacey James from the Rowland Group provided tips on how to find a search firm in your city, what questions to ask and what to expect. Ron is Partner and Managing Director of Rowland's Tulsa Information Technology division. He also has a strong background in the energy industry. Stacey is a CPA and Director of Rowland's Tulsa Accounting & Finance division. Both have over 10 years of experience in recruiting professionals in their respective fields. Whether you are searching for a position in a technical field or another area, this webinar will answer many of your questions.

Resumes for Professionals
How do you make YOUR resume stand out from the rest? Shelly Holly, Director of Career Services and Art Tyndall, Assistant Director of Career Services, provided valuable tips on getting your resume noticed. Many recruiters only give a resume a 15-second glance, initially.

Using TU Career Services as an Alumnus
Are you aware that TU Career Services is available to all alumni? This webinar outlined the services that TU Career Services provides. They will show you how easy it is to navigate through Golden OpporTUnities to search job listings, set up a job search agent, etc.

Networking: Why you NEED a Strong LinkedIn Profile
What's the big deal about LinkedIn? Well...over 120 million people worldwide are using it to either find their next job or their next employer might be searching to find them. Two more people join LinkedIn every second. TU Career Services talked about how to create a LinkedIn profile that will get you noticed!

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet