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Job Searching Today
Originally aired on November 18, 2020
Presented by John Franklin '90, M.B.A '06

Hear from John Franklin '90, M.B.A '06 as he discusses current challenges in the job market. Gather suggestions for your resume and cover letter, learn interview tips, and find out how to stand out in your job search. John answers questions and provides resources to help W&M alumni in the hunt for the perfect position.
  • Career
  • Business
  • Networking

Inclusivity in Leadership
Originally aired on September 29, 2020
Presented by Mike Petters M.B.A. '93 and Inga Carboni, Ph.D.

How can leaders create inclusive environments where courage and compassion lead to a sense of belonging for all members? Mike Petters M.B.A. '93 and Inga Carboni, Ph.D. combine theory and practice to explore this question through the lens of our values.
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Business
  • Networking

Compassion in Leadership
Originally aired on September 15, 2020
Presented by Michael K. Powell '85, D.P.S. '02 and Drew Stelljes Ph.D. '07

How can leaders create inclusive environments where courage and compassion lead to a sense of belonging for all members? Michael K. Powell '85, D.P.S. '02 and Drew Stelljes Ph.D. '07 combine theory and practice to explore this question through the lens of our values.
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Business
  • Networking

Commercial Real Estate and COVID-19
Originally aired on September 10, 2020
Presented by Joe Jackson ’86, Jordan Lex ’05, Jim Molloy, Sheila Novak '91, J.D. '96, Graham Savage ’04 and Earl Wise '83, J.D. '87

Hear from Joe Jackson ’86, Jordan Lex ’05, Jim Molloy, Sheila Novak '91, J.D. '96, Graham Savage ’04 and Earl Wise '83, J.D. '87 as they discuss the impact of today's pandemic on various aspects of commercial real estate. Topics will include force majeure, forbearance, lender issues, state of the D.C. Metro region and the future of offices.
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Business
  • Networking

Navigating Uncertainty: Fall 2020 Education in Central Virginia and Beyond
Originally aired on July 28, 2020
Presented by Alison Dwier-Selden '86, Matthew Haas M.Ed. '97, Mark Hofer, Robert C. Knoeppel, Marsh Pattie '00, Nicole Woods '96

Pandemic, economic volatility and racial injustice are creating unique challenges for Central Virginia’s K-12 schools and the University of Virginia. Education professionals from both sectors discuss what to expect this fall and into the future.
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Business
  • Networking

Williamsburg-Peninsula Virtual Beer Tasting
Originally aired on July 9, 2020
Presented by Chris Smith '07 and Robby Willey '05

W&M alumni Chris Smith '07 and Robby Willey '05, co-founders of The Virginia Beer Company, discuss how they have lived their mission of "Beer – People – Purpose" throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Business
  • Networking

Current Environment of the NYC Real Estate Market
Originally aired on June 25, 2020
Presented by Brian Lewis '91 and Matt Wallace '10

William & Mary alumni Brian Lewis '91 and Matt Wallace '10 lead a conversation on the current and future of NYC real estate.
  • Career
  • Business
  • Networking

How to Get the Family Stories that Change Your Life
Originally aired on June 12, 2020
Presented by Brad Brewer MBA '14 and Shanda Cooper '06

Brad Brewer MBA '14 and Shanda Cooper '06 lead a conversation about intergenerational storytelling that can help you process and preserve family history, strengthen relationships and bridge the generation gap.
  • Career
  • Wellness
  • Business
  • Networking

The Wonderful World of Sports Sponsorships
Originally aired on June 10, 2020
Presented by Davey Chadwick ’15

In this discussion, Davey Chadwick ’15 describes his path to sports sponsorships, and his current role in strategizing sponsorship (partnership) strategy for the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center. From setting prices, to pitching, to “activating” and more – watch this webinar to learn more about the world of sports partnerships and sports business overall.
  • Career
  • Business
  • Networking

Charlotte - Virtual Beer Tasting
Originally aired on June 4, 2020
Presented by George Sistrunk '95

Join George Sistrunk '95 and fellow William & Mary alumni in the Charlotte region and beyond for a virtual beer tasting with Town Brewing Co.
  • Business
  • Networking

Higher Education Response to COVID-19
Originally aired on June 2, 2020
Presented by Beth Clarke M.Ed. '05, Maegan Fallen '12, Allison Jablonski '86, Ken Kipps '84, Matthew Lambert '99

The W&M community gathered virtually for a conversation with higher education leaders in Virginia regarding the response to COVID-19. Moderated by Ken Kipps '84, the discussion covers the higher education spectrum, from admissions to career development to academics.
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Networking

Exclusive Tour of Alumni House
Originally aired on May 14, 2020
Presented by Richard Long M.Ed. '18

Be sure to wear your virtual hard hat because Richard Long M.Ed. '18, director of development for alumni engagement and corporate sponsorships, will takes you on an exclusive behind-the-scenes video tour of the Alumni House!
  • Networking

Virtual Wine Tasting
Originally aired on May 14, 2020
Presented by Eric Rydin '10

Join Eric Rydin ’10, owner of Le Grand Triage and sommelier, to learn about his journey as an entrepreneur and take part in a virtual Sancerre wine tasting!
  • Networking

Work From Home Confidently and Competently for Business Continuity
Originally aired on May 8, 2020
Presented by Rebecca Staton-Reinstein ‘62

Whether your job was technology intensive or not, suddenly having to deal with a balky printer, overloaded Internet connection, or novel app or software adds to your stress. In this webinar Rebecca Staton-Reinstein '62 explores these areas, based on what she has learned working from home for over a decade and building on the experience of tens of thousands of people worldwide.
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Wellness
  • Business

Cocktail-Making Class with CC DesRosiers '14
Originally aired on May 7, 2020
Presented by CC DesRosiers '14

Join CC DesRosiers ‘14, co-founder of Troop Beverage Co., to learn about her journey as an entrepreneur in the trending canned cocktail beverage industry and learn to make a few of her favorite craft spirits.
  • Business

Virtual Wine Tasting with Valley Road Vineyards
Originally aired on May 7, 2020
Presented by Barbara Joynes '82 and Stan Joynes

Watch a virtual wine tasting by Barbara Joynes '82 and Stan Joynes from Valley Road Vineyards as they offer a W&M wine tasting with stories about the wines they create and insights into the state of winemaking in Virginia.
  • Business

Adaptive Strategic Planning
Originally aired on May 1, 2020
Presented by Shaun Loria '08

In an uncertain environment, organizations and teams succeed by adapting quickly. What's the best way to create a strategic plan and communication strategy to lead your company, nonprofit, or team? Forget the company retreat to Aspen, and instead embrace a startup strategic planning framework that can be applied to respond quickly, decisively and intelligently in uncertain times.
  • Leadership
  • Business

Conquering Chaos during Social Separation: A Personal(ity) Approach
Originally aired on April 22, 2020
Presented by Erin Leigh '05

Join Erin Leigh '05, self-integrity guide, certified DiSC facilitator and president of theNeatNiche, for a thought-provoking discussion about the impact of personality styles on how we react to and navigate social distancing.
  • Career
  • Wellness

Mental Health, Telehealth and the Coronavirus
Originally aired on April 17, 2020
Presented by Crystal Morrison Joseph '09

Crystal Morrison Joseph '09 shares mental health, entrepreneurial industry and telehealth transition tips related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Career
  • Wellness

Virtual Fireside Chat with Dr. Lee Beers '92, President-elect American Academy of Pediatrics
Originally aired on April 10, 2020
Presented by Dr. Lee Beers '92

As president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Beers shares her advice and perspective with the William & Mary community during these uncharted times.  
  • Career
  • Wellness

Coronavirus Impact to U.S. Economy & Capital Markets
Originally aired on April 8, 2020
Presented by Glenn Crafford '77, Niles Chura '91 and Michael Cummings '93

Glenn Crafford '77, Niles Chura '91 and Michael Cummings '93 discuss current market conditions and forecast for the U.S. economy, the stock markets and credit markets.
  • Business

Confidence and the Coronavirus
Originally aired on April 1, 2020
Presented by Peter Atwater '83, P '17, '20

Peter Atwater '83 shares his thoughts on confidence-driven decision-making specifically related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Leadership

Five Unwritten Rules For Creating a Career You Love
Originally aired on February 26, 2020
Presented by Terry McDougall '86

Terry McDougall '86 shares five rules that most people are never taught from her upcoming book “Winning the Game of Work” that empower people to take meaningful action to create a career they love. Whether you’re in career transition, looking to advance, or just want to feel more empowered in your current role, these tips will lead you to more career confidence, success and happiness.
  • Career
  • Leadership

Pathways to Develop Your Leadership
Originally aired on February 25, 2020
Presented by Wendy Preyssler ’88

Master Certified Coach Wendy Preyssler ’88 helps us interpret the results of the Leadership Circle Profile assessment. Participants are encouraged to take this online self-assessment prior to this webinar, the results of which will reveal the relationship between patterns of action and internal assumptions that drive your behavior.
  • Career
  • Leadership

The Insider's Guide to LinkedIn
Originally aired on January 14, 2020
Presented by Omar Garriott, Jeremy Schifeling, and Michael Steelman

W&M's director of alumni career management & professional networks, Michael Steelman, is joined by LinkedIn experts Omar Garriott and Jeremy Schifeling to present a deep dive on the most powerful resource in your career development toolkit.
  • Career
  • Networking

Mindful Listening
Originally aired on June 26, 2019
Presented by Amy Steindler '80

Amy Steindler '80 shares mindful listening techniques and ways to develop self- and language awareness, to build empathy, understand others better, and resolve conflicts faster (and with far less suffering).
  • Career
  • Wellness

Energy Leadership: The key to uncovering your full potential
Originally aired on March 21, 2019
Presented by Terry McDougall '86

Terry McDougall '86 shares how beliefs that we learned to keep us safe as children can actually stand in the way of the fulfillment we truly desire as adults. This webinar will provide a whole new perspective on what is possible in your life and career.
  • Career
  • Leadership

Creating Peak Experiences
Originally aired on March 20, 2019
Presented by Denis Beausejour '07

In this William & Mary webinar Denis Beausejour '07 helps you discover how to create peak experiences which lead to connections that get people excited to wake up and go to work.
  • Leadership

Own Your Wellbeing: Discover your Strengths
Originally aired on March 19, 2019
Presented by Lorraine McCamley '85

In this William & Mary webinar, Lorraine McCamley '85 delves into Career Wellbeing — your satisfaction with what you do every day, whether you are paid or not — by focusing on your strengths and learning how to manage (not overcome) your weaknesses.
  • Career
  • Wellness

Thrive 101 - How to hack your brain and quiet your inner critic
Originally aired on January 24, 2019
Presented by Dorian Baroni '81

In this William & Mary Webinar, Dorian Baroni '81 introduces us to three interacting 'systems' that we ignore at our own peril: a) our brain’s motivational states, b) the key environmental triggers of stress and c) the power of our own mindsets.  Dorian shares some immediate, simple practices that you can adopt in your day-to-day work or personal life, as well as a list of reference resources.
  • Wellness

Mastering the Art of the Interview
Originally aired on February 23, 2018
Presented by Raelene Wagoner ‘87

In this W&M Webinar, Raelene Wagoner '87, vice president of human resources at CVP, will provide tips around how to practice and prepare for a job interview.
  • Career

Telling Your Career Story - Marketing Your Experience for a Successful Career Transition
Originally aired on October 12, 2017
Presented by Erin Ewart '00

In this webinar, Erin Ewart '00 provides you strategies for telling your story effectively, including identifying your transferable skills and creating a concise, targeted narrative to use throughout the different aspects of the job search process to successfully market yourself to the organizations you want to work for.
  • Career

Creating and Executing the Vision for Your Second Act
Originally aired on July 18, 2017
Presented by Kathy Durdin ‘77

In this W&M Webinar, Kathy Durdin '77 provides you some ideas and approaches that you can use to identify what is meaningful to you now and what energizes you, and then create different potential visions of what you would like to do.
  • Career

16 Things You Can Do to Get More Referrals
Originally aired on June 29, 2017
Presented by Victor Clarke '83

In this W&M Webinar, Victor Clarke ‘83 provides 16 things you can do to plan for (and forecast!) all the referrals you so richly deserve.
  • Networking

Transform Your Life - How to Stay Positive, Reduce Stress, and Improve Your Health
Originally aired on May 4, 2017
Presented by Rebecca Staton-Reinstein Ph.D. ‘62

In this W&M Webinar, Rebecca Staton-Reinstein Ph.D. ‘62, will help you transform stress and negativity into positive results.
  • Career
  • Wellness

Navigating the Complexities of Entrepreneurial Growth
Originally aired on December 15, 2016
Presented by Brad Eure ’79

Brad Eure ’79 identifies the key issues you need to address today to create and maintain organizational alignment and engagement at your company.
  • Leadership
  • Business

Enhance Your Communications
Originally aired on December 8, 2016
Presented by Rebecca Staton-Reinstein Ph.D. ‘62

Rebecca Staton-Reinstein Ph.D. ‘62 helps you be strategic with your communications and learn how to flex your communication style to better align with others.
  • Career

How to Land a Job You Love
Originally aired on November 10, 2016
Presented by Erin Ewart '00

In this W&M Webinar, Erin Ewart ‘00 helps you be strategic with your time and provide proven methods to assist you in finding and landing the job you’re looking for.
  • Career

Learn to Innovate at a Higher Level
Originally aired on October 11, 2016
Presented by Darin Eich M.Ed. '02

Dr. Darin Eich M.Ed. '02 interviewed over 100 innovative leaders about how they innovate and how they learn to do it personally and as a part of an organization. In this W&M Webinar, Darin shares with you the insights, what he learned, what he did, and how you can put his innovation findings into action too.
  • Leadership

Building and Leveraging a Network
Originally aired on August 24, 2016
Presented by Kathy Durdin '77 and Daniel Sheres ‘97

Kathy Durdin ‘77 and Daniel Sheres ‘97 share innovative ways to leverage your existing network, strategies for expanding it, and how can you make genuine connections that may someday lead to something beneficial for you.
  • Career
  • Networking

Designing Your Plan
Originally aired on August 17, 2016
Presented by Kathy Durdin '77

Kathy Durdin '77 shares steps for you to create an overall strategy to help you realize your exciting vision. Your strategy will include goals and a plan for your positioning, to enhance your visibility and to achieve your career objectives.
  • Career

Making Your Experiences Relevant
Originally aired on August 3, 2016
Presented by Daniel Sheres '97

Daniel Sheres '97 introduces participants to the simple process of self-discovery that reveals authenticity, confidence and creativity in our professions. By learning to see our experience as relevant and building an ability to speak to the value and applicability of our experience in creative and dynamic ways, we can position ourselves strategically for more fulfilling careers and more lasting success. So whether you’re just beginning your professional career, positioning yourself for promotion within your field, or looking to transition to a new and more fulfilling line of work, this webinar helps you make your experiences more meaningful, more portable and more relevant.
  • Career

Finding Your Passion
Originally aired on July 27, 2016
Presented by Kathy Durdin ‘77

When what you are doing is connected to your passions and core values, you are living a life of discovery that energizes you every day. However, you may have become disconnected with your passion or never connected with it. You may have once been energized but you aren’t any longer. For any number of reasons, you just don’t seem to be getting where you want to go. In this webinar, Kathy Durdin '77 helps you discover or reconnect with your passions and explore how you can use them to articulate your purpose for yourself, which will lead to your blueprint for your career and your plan for the future.
  • Career

Questions? Please contact:

  •  Michael Steelman ,  Director, Alumni Career Management and Professional Networks
  •  202-823-2549
  •   masteelman@wm.edu