At the professional development event, “Crafting Your Professional Persona,” yPIE board members and volunteers led roundtable discussions on the following topics:
- Digital Brand and Identity Management: What platforms to target, how to manage, and best practices.
- Practical Guidance on How to Network: How to join and exit conversations, appropriate happy hour behavior, and business card etiquette.
- Interview Tips and Guidance: Common questions, keys to the best responses, and DO’s/DONT’s of interviews.
- Resumes and Cover Letters: How they should look, how to critique your own, and optimization.
In addition to these discussions, a photographer took professional headshots for attendees to use in all of their online profiles.