Hear from three panelists on how to advise your clients/students in their job search with strategies beyond networking, such as recruiters, online ads, and direct mail.
Bill McCann is a Certified Diversity & Inclusion recruiter with 20+ years' success in agency and corporate environments across a wide variety of industries. His company experience includes startups, medium size, and well-known organizations such as eBay and Ernst & Young. He has conducted numerous job search workshops and worked with hundreds of candidates at all levels to successfully navigate their job search. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and a Master's degree in Counseling/College Student Personnel from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
Ed Samuel is a Career, Life and Executive Coach, Public Speaker, Author, and certified Career Assessment & DiSC Team Leader. He founded SamNova, Inc., facilitates a non-profit stewardship ministry, and is a career/small business coach for Penn State Univ. Ed leads Career Professionals Executive Networking Forum (Wilmington, DE), a Believers in Business small business forum, hosts “Optimize Your Career” program on Philly radio, and co-hosts a weekly faith and career forum on Clubhouse. Ed has worked for multi-billion-dollar global firms, leading edge technology start-ups, and launched multiple small businesses. He led corporate recruiting at a billion-dollar firms and has been an independent 3rd party recruiter.
Lynne Williams, Ed.D. Candidate, is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Groups, which provides online career development and networking for career transition and career management individuals. Lynne writes resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and LinkedIn company pages, and focuses on keywords. In 2016, she wrote a chapter titled “Applying for Positions,” which focused on the ATS, in the book Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love. She is currently working on her doctoral dissertation on the topic of LinkedIn.