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Career Mistakes To Avoid

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guests:  Caroline Francis, Director of Alumni Career Services and Amanda Schagane, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

Episode 49, Season 2

Our friends from the Alumni Career Services Center at the University of Kentucky, return this week to share some great insights into your career.  Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane sit down with Dr. Jennifer Hunter to talk about this missteps that can have a detrimental effect on your career.

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Interview Strategies that Lead to Job Offers

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guests:  Caroline Francis, Director of Alumni Career Services and Amanda Schagane, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

Episode 37, Season 2

When it is time to meet your potential new employer face to face, prepare yourself with an arsenal of tools to calm your nerves around the interview process.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane, from the UK Alumni Career Services Center return to discuss successful interview strategies.  If you want the job, be prepared to do the prep work!

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Writing a Job Winning Resume

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guests:  Caroline Francis, Director of Alumni Career Services and Amanda Schagane, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

Episode 33, Season 2

Whether you are new to the job search or have a wide range of experience, your resume is a potential employer's first opportunity to get a "look" at you!  Dr. Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane from Alumni Career Services return to talk with Dr. Jennifer Hunter about ways to keep your resume relevant and fresh so that you will catch the eye of employers.

Visit Alumni Career Services online.

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Let’s Taco ‘Bout FCS

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Kayla Godbey, Family and Consumer Sciences State Program Consultant, KY Department of Education

Episode 24, Season 2

Tuesday, December 3rd, is FCS Day.  All across Kentucky, we're celebrating Dining in for FCS Day with a taco fiesta.  But first, Kayla Godbey (FCS State Program Consultant) is going to share with Dr. Jennifer Hunter about all the exciting things that are happening in Family and Consumer Sciences in secondary education in counties all throughout the Bluegrass State.  So join in as we "taco 'bout FCS!"

 

 

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Dressing for Success

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guests: Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support and Jeanne Badgett, Senior Extension Associate for Clothing, Textiles, and Household Equipment

Episode 23, Season 2

In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Mindy McCulley and Jeanne Badgett to discuss tips for dressing professionally.  Whether interviewing for a job or simply representing yourself and your company at work, the way you dress is impactful.  Take time to nurture your professional image through the way you present yourself.

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Utilizing LinkedIn for Career Success

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guests:  Caroline Francis, Director of Alumni Career Services and Amanda Schagane, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

Episode 7, Season 2

Developing effective networks is critical for career success.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter visits with Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane about LinkedIn, an important electronic tool that you will want to put in your career toolbox!  When you think of LinkedIn as Facebook with a briefcase, you start to recognize this tool as the key to making and keeping professional relationships in a digital world.

Visit Alumni Career Services online.

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Bridging the Gap: Returning to the Workforce

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guests:  Caroline Francis, Director of Alumni Career Services and Amanda Schagane, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

Episode 2, Volume 2

People may experience a gap in their career path for a variety of reasons.  Returning to work may present some new and interesting challenges.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter visits with Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane, from Alumni Career Services, to discuss proactive steps that those seeking to return and newly returned employees can take to ease the transition.

Visit Alumni Career Services online.

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Changing Careers

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guests:  Caroline Francis, Director of Alumni Career Services and Amanda Schagane, Associate Director of Alumni Career Services

 

Are you contemplating a career change?  This week on Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with the Director and Associate Director of Alumni Career Services, Caroline Francis and Amanda Schagane to discuss important considerations to reflect upon before and during this transition stage of life.

Visit Alumni Career Services online.

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