Confident Job Seeking
Taught by Amanda Crowell
Amanda Crowell is a writer, professor and improvement coach, working alongside hundreds of people as they work to improve some part of their work or life. At the Brainery, Amanda brings lessons and tools from improvement science, psychology, user centered design, and action research to power your personal improvement. As a professor at the School of Education at Hunter College, Amanda works with teacher candidates as they navigate their first experience in an urban public school. As a consultant at Eskolta School Research and Design, Amanda provided professional learning opportunities across the city focused on utilizing improvement science to get better at getting better. Amanda has a PhD from Columbia in cognitive psychology and her writing has been featured in Quartz, JSTOR daily, and others places around the web. For more information, check out her website: http://powerfulpeony.com/
If you don’t approach applying for a a new job with an aura of unflinching confidence, you are unlikely to be asked for an interview. In this workshop we will talk about how to write a cover letter that expresses your confidence in a way that is irresistible to hiring managers. You’ll walk out with a template and a plan to apply for a job in the coming week.
This is a workshop so be prepared to think hard (drink some coffee!) and talk to strangers! It’s gonna be awesome.