Hiring & Job Search in the Covid Era

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Hiring & Job Search in the Covid Era

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Date and Time

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.



5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




This informational and interactive Zoom event will feature USD alumnus, recruiting entrepreneur and founder of TurningPoint Executive Search Ken Schmitt '92.

Hiring & Job Search in the Covid Era
Tuesday, December 1 at 10 am PT
Zoom (register for link)

During this highly interactive conversation between Ken and Meghan O'Rourke '15, Associate Director of Regional Programs, Ken will share his insights and predictions about the hiring process, and what it takes to find the perfect job. Specifically, Ken and Meghan will discuss:

  • The new world of #WFH (Work From Home) and it's impact on business leaders and employees
  • The #1 secret to getting hired and finding the right candidates
  • The value of social media in job search
  • The art of applying to online job posts
  • The importance of writing compelling job descriptions and resumes
  • The new salary paradigm

There will be opportunities for Q&A, and the total time for the discussion will be 45 minutes. 

This event is brought to you by the North County San Diego Torero Club.

More on Ken
Ken Schmitt is an entrepreneur, father, husband and movie buff! He has been recruiting for over 22 years, and launched his first company, TurningPoint Executive Search, in 2007. Over his career, Ken has placed over 1,000 professionals across industries and functions. In 2011, he also launched the Sales & Marketing Leadership Alliance, which now comprises over 100 members across throughout SoCal and across the U.S.

The team at TurningPoint continues to reach new heights and has twice been ranked as one of the Top 150 Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego. In 2018, Ken was acknowledged as one of San Diego’s Most Admired CEOs (SDBJ) and one year later, TurningPoint was acknowledge for being a “Best Company for Women”. In his spare time, Ken can be found at the movie theater or at home watching one of his 600+ DVDs, playing the banjo, or taking a walk on the beach in his hometown of Carlsbad, CA. 

We're looking for sponsors!

Are you interested in sponsoring this virtual program? Check out the Alumni Association's Virtual Events Sponsorship opportunities by clicking here. Connect with Kara Marsh Proffitt, Director of Alumni Engagement and Operations, at kmarsh@sandiego.edu for more information.



Meghan O'Rourke '15
Associate Director- Regional Programs


Date: 12/1/2020
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Location: Zoom Room
The link to the Zoom Room will be sent to you in the reminder email for the event.



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