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Career Success Creating a Game Plan

Career Success Creating a Game Plan

With all the job posting and career advice sites as well as a highly competitive job market, finding your first professional job can be intimidating and overwhelming. So, where do you start? What are the best sources for finding job openings?

 In this workshop, we will show you how to create a detailed plan for approaching the job search. We will review the job search lifecycle, including how to assess your own skills and interests, find the companies that are a good match, create a resume that showcases your skills and experience and navigate the interview and hiring process. Come prepared to ask all your questions about the job search process.


About Hammerwold & Pershing Consulting

 Hammerwold & Pershing Consulting was founded in 2012 by Stephanie Hammerwold (B.A. English, ’97) and Tim Pershing (B.A. Communication,’95). Stephanie and Tim became friends when Tim recruited Stephanie to be the opinion editor of The Echo. They found they worked well together and decided to continue that partnership by creating a consulting firm that would utilize their talents in the human resources industry.


Stephanie is the Chief Consultant at H&P and has over ten years experience as an HR analyst and manager for companies with over 500 employees. Prior to working in HR, she earned a Master’s degree in Women’s Studies at San Diego State University, graduating in 2003, and she also holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification. Her specialties include recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training and employee relations.


Tim is a graduate of CLU, Sierra Nevada College (Elementary Ed., 1999) and Gonzaga Law School (J.D., 2005). He has worked for several companies in various positions, taught in public school and received two journalism awards from the Nevada Press Association. He uses this range of experience at H&P to provide an insider’s view of trainings, interviewing and employee management.


Cynthia Smith