latinXfactor™: Sharpen Your Professional Edge

SHPE latinXfactor™: Sharpen Your Professional Edge is a series of carefully curated webinars focused on career readiness and early professional development.  These workshops are designed to help participants make the delicate transition from being a student in STEM to successfully navigating the unwritten rules of the corporate world.

Participants will:

  • Gain a competitive edge in the workforce
  • Increase skills for transitioning into the corporate world
  • Become a more qualified candidate for industry partners
  • Strengthen their professional presence in person and online
  • Be well prepared for interviews during the National Convention

This program helps identify that special something—that X-factor—and shows how to use it to excel as a student, a professional, and leader. Our subject matter experts cover topics ranging from how to ace an interview to navigating the impact of cultural norms on communication and the role of gender and age in the workplace.

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Ace the Interview & Land the Job

Congrats! You passed the resume test and you've been invited for an interview. Join us to make sure you wow the hiring manager, ace the interview, and get that dream job. Learn from an expert who has been on both sides of the table about what to do and, more importantly, what not to do to make a positive, lasting impression.

Presented by Ilenia Herrera Lutz and Nicolas Tempestini from Accenture

Wednesday, August 28
5pm PT/8pm ET

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Dress to Impress

Take the wheel and make a significant change that will positively impact your career. Listen to sound advice and simple steps you can make to transform your professional image. Participants will learn how having a professional appearance can boost the chance  for workplace success, know the components of traditional business dress for men and women, and develop a personal action plan to improve your professional image.

Presented by Tiffany Davis from TADofstyle

Wednesday, September 11
5pm PT/8pm ET

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Your 90-Day Roadmap to Success

Starting a new career includes lots of uncertainty with a new environment, new management, and a new set of responsibilities. What you do early on in a career transition is what matters most. Having a well-defined roadmap can help stabilize you and put you in a strong position to succeed.

Presented by NASA

Wednesday, September 25
5pm PT/8pm ET

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How to Slay the Career Fair

Being prepared and having a game plan are the keys to success at the Career Fair & Graduate School Expo. Learn how to get ready for the upcoming Career Fair in Phoenix before you even get to the National Convention and gain unique strategies for networking and putting your best foot forward to get the opportunities you are seeking. After attending this session, you will be ready to "slay the Career Fair!”

Presented by Edward Gonzales from NASA

Wednesday, October 16
5pm PT/8pm ET

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Past latinXfactor™ webinars:

The monthly webinars are offered at no cost and are an hour long. Although, the format is lecture-based, there is always time for questions and answers. Mark your calendar now for 8pm ET/5pm PT on the last Wednesday of every month as latinXfactor™ continues to offer expert advice on relevant topics.