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Webinars for the Workforce by Cougs

Join accomplished WSU alumni from a variety of backgrounds and industries for a series of free one-hour online webinars as they share their expertise and advice and answer your questions on how to take action now to move forward in your career.

Join us each week!
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
5:00-6:00 p.m. PT

Whether you find your career sidelined by recent developments and are seeking an entirely new direction or you are interested in advancing on a current career path, you will want to tap into the knowledge of successful Cougar alumni.

Take time for yourself to participate with a network of experts prepared to offer the resources, motivation and guidance to keep you moving forward in your career.

Find all upcoming online webinars on our calendar of events.

Photo: Howard Wright.Tuesday, August 4 | 5:00 p.m. PT

Shareholder Return v. Stakeholder Return

Howard Wright, Chair, Seattle Hospitality Group
The idea that there exist stakeholders whom businesses ought to consider in their decision-making is not new. Our work is to continue learning, to better understand how we can contribute to all stakeholders.

Learn more and register for Shareholder Return v. Stakeholder Return

Photo: Mark Wright.Thursday, August 6 | SPECIAL TIME 3:00 p.m. PT

Serving Your Way to the Top

Mark Wright, anchor KING 5
Award-winning journalist Mark Wright believes if you want to get ahead in life, the best way to get there is to serve others.

Learn more and register for Serving Your Way to the Top

Photo: Lindsey Elhart.Wednesday, August 12 | 5:00 p.m. PT

Six Lessons in Six Years as a Senior Analyst

Lindsey Elhart, Senior Data Analyst, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
In this session, I will share lessons learned from holding a variety of analyst positions, and discuss how to communicate an analytical product, build your technical skills, pivot industries, and grow your career.

Learn more and register for Six Lessons

Photo: Devin Lewis.Thursday, August 20 | 5:00 p.m. PT

Breaking into Law Enforcement: Policing in an Evolving Environment

Devin Lewis, Captain, Redmond Police Department
As law enforcement agencies across the country face challenges and constantly evolving expectations, learn how some police departments have stepped back to address issues locally, seeking out new ideas and opportunities to better serve their communities.

Learn more and register for Breaking into Law Enforcement

Photo: From top, Jenna Currie and Erin Ranch.Tuesday, August 25 | 5:00 p.m. PT

Be Yourself: How to Authentically Show Up in a Competitive Job Market

Jenna Currie and Erin Ranch, Talent Acquisition Senior Managers at Slalom Build
Whether you’re looking to change jobs, make a career move, or simply just build your network, we will provide you with some tips on how to market yourself in today’s professional environment. You will learn how to create an eye-catching LinkedIn profile, craft the perfect resume, nail an interview, and the importance of networking.

Learn more and register for Be Yourself