2018 EDSIG Proceedings - Workshop Presentation
Be a Job Placement Superhero:
Insider Strategies to Help Your Students Land Top Jobs in Analytics, Blockchain and More
Don't leave it to placement services and career centers to connect your students to employers. Being part of the process will make you a better educator.
Tapping her experience working with IBM's vast network of world-wide partners and clients, Misty Decker shares the inside track on what employers
are looking for and how students can leverage free tools, systems, services and opportunities to land sought-after jobs. To help your students stand out,
find out what badges employers actively search and how your student can earn them for free. See how other schools have hosted blockchain and analytics
workshops on campus to help students connect with employers. Learn how your student can leverage industry events and user groups to showcase their skills and projects.
Open Badges and Talent Match
Blockchain workshops and hackathons
Students attending industry events and user groups for free
Research and project collaborations
Events at local employers
Faculty interested in learning about the array of free tools, systems, services and opportunities that student can leverage to stand out, connect with employers, and land primo jobs.