Monday, November 7, 2011

Author on careers and higher education to speak Nov. 16

Stetson University's Office of Career Development and School of Arts & Sciences will present Donald Asher, internationally recognized author and speaker, in a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16. the event, to be held in the Rinker Auditorium of the Lynn Business Center, 345 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, is free and open to the public.

The presentations is titled "The Value of a Liberal Arts Education in the Career Marketplace". This lecture is interactive and its main focus is on landing a dream job or internship and cracking the hidden job market to beat 1,000-to-one odds.

Asher is a frequent speaker on topics of career and higher education on college campuses across the country, and is well-knows for his career books, including the ground-breaking Cracking the Hidden Job Market. He wrote the best-selling guide to getting into graduate school, Graduate Admissions Essays. He has also written The Overnight Resume, How to Get Any Job, and Who Gets Promoted.

He holds the master of human resources and organization development degree from the University of San Francisco, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy-religion from Reed College. He is a featured speaker over 150 times per year, including recent lecture tours in Canada, Mexico, India, China, South Korea, and Germany, where he spoke about international career trends and the borderless career.

For More information on the Nov. 16 lecture, please call Career Development at 386-822-7315.


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