Jessica Stinson will be presenting "Today’s Job Market and What You Can Do to Get Ahead of the Competition"for the AIChE Wilmington Section Student Awards event on May 5th, 2010 at the Christiana Hilton in Newark.  Jessica will be discussing how prospective candidates can approach and land jobs in the current economic climate.

Session Abstract

The focus of this talk will be on  today’s employment climate and how candidates can get their foot in the door  for an initial interview; a problem that many looking for new employment  encounter.There will be a discussion on  resumes including tips on how to make you appear more marketable on paper and  NOT get lost in the crowd of resumes that HR and Hiring Managers are viewing. There will be a discussion on  guidelines to follow when approaching an opening. Topics covered include research to do, getting the right contacts and follow up.


Jessica Stinson works with Century Associates and has been in Search for over 10 years, primarily focusing on the Specialty Chemicals, Medical Device, Microelectronics, and Advanced Materials arenas. Her successes in these industries are in Procurement, R&D, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality and Business Development. Jess has degrees in Mathematics (BA, University of Delaware) and Economics (MA, Georgia State University).