https://www.wsjjobssummit.com

ABOUT

Who is hiring now? How can I shift careers without downsizing my salary? Is a one-page resume still the rule? Where do I even start my search? As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to upend the job market, the WSJ Jobs Summit will provide new graduates and workers trying to get back in the game—or reinvent their skillset—with a modern toolkit to navigate this competitive market. Through interviews and interactive workshops with leaders across business, we’ll look at the workforce landscape from multiple angles, including:

  1. An assessment of the job market by the numbers, and what it means for you

  2. Practical, tactical advice from companies in hiring mode

  3. A playbook preparing you for a productive hunt, online interviews, overcoming setbacks and effective negotiation

ATTENDEES

Students, New Graduates & College Faculty

Attendees will take away the practical tools and trusted insight you need to navigate this new job market as either a first-time job seeker or leader helping students transition from campus to career.

Mid-career Changers

For professionals taking this moment to consider a new career path, the summit will offer perspective and guidance from business leaders across industries.

Currently Unemployed

If you’ve lost your job due to the pandemic, this is an opportunity to acquire the tools you’ll need to not only survive but thrive in this new job market.

Register Here

2021 WSJ Jobs Summit: Succeed in the Search

October 5 | Online

12:00-12:05pm
OPENING REMARKS
12:05-12:35pm
TOWN HALL: YOU WANT A JOB? WE’VE GOT JOBS
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Join a panel of talent chiefs and experts in a frank discussion on what they’re looking for in job candidates, how to set yourself apart in a crowded market, as well as how to pivot your skill set for a digital economy.

12:35pm-1:00pm
BUILDING YOUR NETWORK
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Get actionable advice on how to build the right connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

1:00-1:45pm
HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS
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A-la-carte breakout sessions with practical advice from experts on subjects such as: building a strong network, combating ageism, navigating caregiving and career, investing in the right certifications and tips and tricks for the new grad.

1:45-2:15pm
BREAK & JOB FAIR
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Network or take a spin around our virtual job fair and meet with recruiters.

2:15-3:00pm
REAL-TIME RESUME REFRESH
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Follow along as leading resume experts critique resumes from our attendees in real-time, offering tips and tricks on how to get yours past the algorithms and into the hands of the hiring manager.

3:00-3:45pm
HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS
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A-la-carte breakout sessions with practical advice from experts on subjects such as: building a strong network, combating ageism, navigating caregiving and career, investing in the right certifications and tips and tricks for the new grad.

3:45-4:15pm
BREAK & JOB FAIR
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Network or take a spin around our virtual job fair and meet with recruiters.

4:15-4:35pm
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101
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How do you germinate an idea into a business? Learn the ins and outs, the failed attempts and what budding entrepreneurs need to do to get their show on the road.

4:35-4:55pm
JOB SEEKERS ANONYMOUS
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Hear how to mentally and emotionally thrive while navigating a stressful job search and a new reality. The talk will be accompanied by a Q&A where we answer attendee questions, no filters.

4:55-5:00pm
CLOSING REMARKS

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 PAST SPEAKERS

Marissa Andrada
Marissa Andrada
Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Marsha Barnes
Marsha Barnes
Founder
The Finance Bar
Leah Belsky
Leah Belsky
Chief Enterprise Officer
Coursera
Beth Ann Bovino
Beth Ann Bovino
Managing Director and U.S. Chief Economist
S&P Global Ratings Services
Trier Bryant
Trier Bryant
Co-Founder
Just Work
Aisha Bowe
Aisha Bowe
Founder and CEO
STEMBoard
Alexandra Carter
Alexandra Carter
Director, Mediation Clinic
Columbia Law School
LaFawn Davis
LaFawn Davis
Group VP, Environmental Social & Governance
Indeed
Rebecca Dixon
Rebecca Dixon
Executive Director
National Employment Law Project
Millard Drexler
Millard Drexler
Founder
Drexler Ventures
Chairman
Alex Mill
Laura Fennel
Laura Fennel
EVP and Chief People & Places Officer
Intuit
Angela Jackson
Angela Jackson
Managing Partner
New Profit
Greg Karol
Greg Karol
SVP, Human Resources
Lockheed Martin
Kenneth Lin
Kenneth Lin
Founder and CEO
Credit Karma
Jane Oates
Jane Oates
President
WorkingNation
Olamide Olowe
Olamide Olowe
Co-Founder & CEO
Topicals
Lindsey Pollak
Lindsey Pollak
Career & Workplace Expert and Author of Recalculating
Jerome Powell
Jerome Powell
Chair
Federal Reserve
Robert Reffkin
Robert Reffkin
Founder and CEO
Compass
Eve Rodsky
Eve Rodsky
Author
Paige Ross
Paige Ross
Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Human Resources
Blackstone
Kim Scott
Kim Scott
Author, Radical Candor & Just Work
Clara Shih
Clara Shih
CEO and Founder
Hearsay Systems
Ian Siegel
Ian Siegel
Co-founder and CEO
ZipRecruiter
Mike Theilmann
Mike Theilmann
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer
Albertsons
Laudine Vallarta
Laudine Vallarta
Global Head, Talent Acquisition
Etsy

Past Media Partners

Contact

General Information


General

wsjjobssummit@wsj.com

Speaker

Alice I'Anson
alice.ianson@dowjones.com

Sponsorship

Robert Strang
robert.strang@dowjones.com