Project: Multimedia Video Resume

This assignment was to create a branded self-promotional advertisement through the form of a Multimedia Video. Always energized by a challenge, I chose to create mine using a software program I have not had a chance to familiarize myself with. My thought process being, that I should always be open to learning and using new digital…

Week 4 Reflection: RISE Self-Evaluation

This assignment was to perform a self-evaluation on our experience this month. This process allows us to reflect and evaluate our performance over the last 4 weeks. Below is a video of my evaluation.

Week 4 Reflection: RISE Peer Review

For this assignment, we had to use the four tiers of the RISE Model as a guide, and perform a peer review on a classmate’s mock interview. Below in my classmate’s video as well as my peer review. Osunya, I would like to start by commending you on a very well done mock interview. I LOVE the…

Week 3 Project: Mock Interview

Preparing for an interview is more than just sprucing up your resume or making sure you have the right outfit. You should also make sure that you have done your research on the company and that you appear to be confident in all that you say. Creating a mock interview is one the best ways…

Week 3 Practice: Interviewing With Examples

For this assignment, we were asked to practice our interview skills. One of the most stressful parts of an interview is the personal questions they ask. The ability to answer those questions truthfully while showing leadership and growth can make the difference in whether or not you get the job. Here is a video of…

Week 3 Analysis: Company Questions

In this assignment, we had to come draft 5 questions that we would ask at the end of an interview. The purpose of this is for us to remember that the interview process is two-fold. Our questions should provide us with insight as to whether we should accept an offer if presented to us. What are the…

Week 3 Exploration: Company Research

For this assignment, we had to research a potential employer, as if we were preparing to go in for an interview. This is beneficial because it allows us to not be blinded by the position and find out if the company’s  mission, organizational structure, work culture, aligns with our career goals and personality. I researched Chatter…

Practice: Virtual Interview Preparation

Many employers opt to conduct virtual interviews in order to save time and money. This assignment was given to us so we can practice what it might feel like to prepare for one. In this first video, you will see me as the prospective employee who is introducing myself. The second video is a short…

Week 2 Practice: Elevator pitch

This assignment was to draft and elevator pitch and then record it. It is meant to help us build confidence in ourselves when speaking in a professional environment about abilities.

Week 2 Project: Reaching Out to Target Employers

This assignment is about networking. Specifically writing a cold email that your recipient will respond to. In order to build relationships, we must first make contact. In this email, I write to a professional that I would like to develop a connection with. Understanding that it may take several attempts to get what I want, I created…

Week 2 Analysis: Building A Professional Network

  This week we were asked to create a presentation on building our professional relationships and connections. We had to identify specific people associated with each organization that we could connect with. Building that relationship should bring us closer to our targeted list. Here is a link to my presentation