Strategies for Securing an Industry Interview

Hosted By: Optical Biosensors Technical Group

14 November 2018, 12:30 - 13:30 - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

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In this webinar hosted by the OSA Foundation and OSA Optical Biosensors Technical Group, John Kohoutek of McKinsey & Company will discuss strategies that will help students and early career professionals secure technology industry interviews.

If you are pursuing a career in industry, join the OSA Foundation and the OSA Optical Biosensors Technical Group for this free webinar designed to help you in your job search. Our presenter, John Kohoutek of McKinsey & Company, will take students and early career professionals in pursuit of a technical job in industry through the strategies that will help them secure their next interview. The webinar will cover creating a resume and LinkedIn profile that are optimized for industry jobs, including providing tips and tricks on proper structure, formatting and wording. We’ll also discuss making sure you are applying to the right companies and strategies for tracking your search to help you measure your success.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to optimize your resume and LinkedIn profile to increase call-backs from recruiters
  • How to organize and track your job search to ensuring you’re applying to the right companies and measure your success

Who Should Attend:

  • Students and early career professionals job searching in a technology field



John Kohoutek, McKinsey & Company

John Kohoutek graduated from Northwestern with a PHD in the Solid State and Photonics division in 2012. After completing a post-doc at NIST, he transitioned his skills into an industry job at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Upon leaving Northrop, he spent two years at startups before landing at McKinsey & Company. His resume optimization and job search strategies were developed during his latest job search, and he would love to share his knowledge with others from his field so that they can more easily find rewarding and high paying jobs.