03.04.16

NMRT Live Chat – Waiting to Exhale: What To Do While You Job Search

Posted in Uncategorized at 10:32 am by nmrtsecretary

Date/Time: Monday, March 28 at 11 am PT / 1 pm CT / 2 pm ET
Location: Virtual via Blackboard Collaborate:  http://go.illinois.edu/gslis_meeting
Audio Only Number: 571-392-7703, PIN 746 676 595 353

Job searches can last quite a long time. During this time, we may feel discouraged, exhausted, and run down as an unemployed person. What can we do during our search to remain not only positive about our future but feel accomplished while we wait to hear back? This online discussion will provide ideas of what to do during a lengthy job search as well as self-care to keep us feeling good. Join us and share your stories about job searching and waiting to finally exhale (and get paid)!

This online discussion will occur synchronously using Blackboard Collaborate, a web conferencing software. You will enter this session as a participant, which gives the ability to use audio, chat, and video functions. Please download the necessary software well before the event begins to best prepare for the session as explained below.

To get started, please check the Blackboard Collaborate system requirements to ensure your session will open correctly: http://groups.lis.illinois.edu/itdweb//bbcollaborate/system_requirements.php

Additionally, please follow the Blackboard Collaborate meeting room guide for step by step instructions on entering the virtual session including downloading the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher: http://groups.lis.illinois.edu/itdweb//bbcollaborate/bbcmeetingrooms.php

To enter the virtual session, you will copy and paste the following link into your preferred browser: http://go.illinois.edu/gslis_meeting

Audio for this session can be best transmitted using a headset microphone. If you are unable to locate a headset, You may use headphones along with a built-in computer microphone. Please note that headphones of some kind are vital in order to prevent the audio signal from causing feedback.

You may also access the virtual session audio via telephone at the following number and pin: 571-392-7703, PIN 746 676 595 353

For technical assistance and questions regarding the use of Blackboard Collaborate, please contact the GSLIS Help Desk:

By phone: 800-377-1892

By email: help@support.lis.illinois.edu

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