Stacked or Stuck: Get a Job without Applying | Cleveland State University Professional Development Center in Cleveland


Stacked or Stuck: Get a Job without Applying

Course Description

LinkedIn or Left Behind: Which Career Path Is Yours???

“How-to Get Multiple Job Interviews WITHOUT Applying is my No. 1 Secret” – Dr. Karen Gurney

Dr. Karen Gurney of Cleveland Ohio, the headliner for CSU’s Homecoming Week and a Hometown author, presents her groundbreaking hiring tips based on her experiences working with 3rd party recruiters. Dr. Gurney’s extensive experience with recruiting shows the hidden, but extremely important keys to modern hiring. She notes, “There are hungry recruiters searching for candidates RIGHT NOW. Once a candidate knows what they are looking for, they can double their job interviews.” and will provide invaluable tips for your audience including:

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Receive the Top Five Linkedin profile tricks
  • Understand Linkedin Advanced Networking 2.0
  • Understand Linkedin Premium: To Buy or Not to Buy—Finally, an answer that can Save You $300
  • Understand the online profiles that recruiters use everyday
  • Receive quick apply hacks that kickstart your job search
  • Get the Ultimate Campaign Kickoff to Double Your Job Interview

This all leads to one—Phone Interviews

  • Phone screen interview & recruiter strategies that Get You In The Door


March 24, 2018
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


CSU's Monte Ahuja College of Business, 1860 E. 18th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 (map)

CEUs: 0.7

Fee: $350

To receive the EARLY BIRD RATE, you must register at least 6 weeks prior to the start date of the course. Corporate, CSU Student, Alumni and Organization membership discounts available!

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option, but a necessary for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Audit option: Students have the option to audit a course they have already attended at no charge within one academic year. Interested students must notify the ProDev office requesting to audit a course a minimum of 10 business days prior to the course start date to ensure there is enough seating. Audit students are responsible for their own parking and lunches. New materials will not be provided.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.