Use Social Media to Get a Job and Other Things B-Schools Will Teach You This Week

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Business schools are inching toward the beginning of the semester and hosting coffee chats, club fairs, and faculty research talks. At some schools, students will start preparing for job searches. There’s a workshop on writing efficient cover letters and a talk about how to use social media to land employment.

Monday, August 25
Stanford Graduate School of Business Information Session (Stanford, Calif.)

Michigan Ross Ross Leadership Initiative Impact Challenge (Ann Arbor, Mich.)

Tuesday, August 26
Kellogg School of Management class: Creating Effective Cover Letters (Chicago, Ill.)

Michigan Ross Coffee Chat: Evening/Weekend MBA Programs (Lansing, Mich.)

Wednesday, August 27
Johnson Graduate School of Management talk: Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search (Ithaca, N.Y.)

Duke Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Alon Brav on “Hedge Fund Activism.” (Durham, N.C.)

Thursday, August 28
Cornell Johnson Fall Club Fair (Ithaca, N.Y.)

Friday, August 29
Chicago Booth talk: Boosting Employee Engagement to Stay Competitive (Singapore)

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