Lime Connect offers a variety of resources and opportunities for high-potential university students and professionals who happen to have disabilities. In addition to the connection for great careers, we develop community and provide Lime Network members with some of the tools, and the self-confidence, to reach their full potential professionally and personally.
Check out some of our latest professional webinars! Access these webinars and much more in our new Lime Network platform under "resources" on the home page.
Dialogue on Disclosure
Thursday, October 19, 2017, @12pm EST
Join Lime Connect Career Coach, Jennifer LaRusso-Leung, for a conversation around whether disclosure is right for you and when and how to do it most effectively. We will also discuss strategies for setting yourself up for success during the interview process and throughout your employment. This is an essential conversation that you won't want to miss!
Join or log into The Lime Network to register!
Becoming the Boss: Secrets of Leadership Success with Lindsey Pollak
Best-selling author and renowned speaker, Lindsey Pollak, shares how current and future business leaders can develop a stellar professional brand in person and online, build communication and networking skills, and avoid common mistakes of personal branding and career advancement. Attendees will leave with real-world, actionable tips that will enable them to rise in their own careers.
Disability, School, and the Workplace
A Discussion on ADHD: Strategies for Navigating the Workplace
Join Lime Connect for an engaging discussion on ADHD. In this webinar, we discuss professional and personal strategies for successfully managing ADHD in the workplace.
A Discussion on Mental Health: Strategies for Navigating the Workspace
Katherine Switz (Executive Director and a Founder of Many Minds Collaborative and The Stability Network) joins us to share her personal story about living with Bipolar I Disorder. As an active advocate working to encourage more discussion about mental health, Katherine shares how she is successful at balancing health, work, and family with a major mental health condition. She is joined by Donna Hardaker, Director of the Wellness Works program for Mental Health America, and they offer professional and personal strategies, including how to manage mental health conditions in the workplace.
Demystifying Communication Disabilities: Advocating for Success
Dr. Heather Grossman (Executive Director of the American Institute of Stuttering) joins us to share perspectives on individuals with speech and language disabilities advocating for themselves, their leadership and their success in academic and professional situations. While the context of this tele-talk is communication challenges, it will be interesting for any Lime Network member who can benefit from learning more about leadership and self-advocacy in the university setting and in the workplace.
Dialogue on Disclosure
Hear Rene Forsythe (Director of Professional Development, Lime Connect) host a conversation around whether disclosure is right for you and when and how to do it most effectively. Strategies for setting yourself up for success during the interview process and throughout your employment are also discussed.
Identifying Strengths in Dyslexic Individuals
Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide share insights around the talents and abilities that folks who are dyslexic and have brain processing differences are predisposed to. Some of these abilities include mechanical reasoning (architects and surgeons), interconnected reasoning (artists and inventors), narrative reasoning (novelists and lawyers), and dynamic reasoning (scientists, finance, business pioneers). Whether you are someone who is dyslexic or has another brain processing difference or any disability, listen to this recording to learn how to recognize and use the strengths of the dyslexic learning style in your career.
Strategies for a Successful Internship
Join Lime Connect to discuss strategies and best practices for making the most of your summer internship. This webinar will provide steps you can take to successfully approach your internship and discuss how to navigate your disability confidently at work.
Maximizing LinkedIN for Your Career Search
In this impactful session led by Erin Miller (Associate Director, Career Coaching and Education at the Rotman School of Management and Lime Canada board member) you'll learn more about how you can maximize certain features on LinkedIn to make your job search more effective and make your profile stand out from the competition.
Rule the Resume: How to Create an Impressive Resume
Whether you are participating in recruiting activities on campus or after graduation, you want your resume to be polished and perfect. In this session, we share how you can develop your resume to make a great first impression
Writing Powerful Cover Letters
Join Lime Connect and Mark Carolino of New York University's Wasserman Career Center to learn how to write cover letters that leave a strong impression and open the door to new opportunities.
Acing the Interview: Tips for Success
Join Rene Forsythe (Director of Professional Development, Lime Connect) as she shares helpful strategies for preparing for a successful interview, to ensure you land the job. During this webinar, Rene discusses the necessary steps for presenting your most professional self –– before, during, and after the interview –– as well as how to manage disclosure of your disability throughout the process.
Acing the Technical Banking Interview
Experienced Lime Network members and Lime Connect Fellows who are working at prestigious firms share their perspectives and tips for success when preparing for technical banking interviews. It is recommended that candidates read "The The Vault Career Guide to Investment Banking" (which can be found online or via your university career service office) prior to listening to this session.
Becoming a Consultant: Preparing for Case Study Interview
Interested in a career in consulting but concerned about the case study interview? Join Kate Fiefer (Advisory Talent Acquisition Manager, PwC) and Tamara Burks (Diversity and Disability Talent Acquisition Manager, PwC) as they share frameworks for preparing for a successful case study interview. During the webinar, they will discuss strategies for presenting yourself as a strong candidate and provide insight on the hiring process in the PwC Advisory Services division.
The Do's and Dont's of Interviewing
Before you step into your next interview, join us to learn tips to be successful during the interview process. During this webinar, we discuss what to do before, during, and after the interview to ensure you present your most professional self and land the job.
Interview Success with Bloomberg
Lime Connect and Amy Chodosh of the Bloomberg LP Campus Recruiting team discuss what it takes to be successful in an interview. Learn about things like: typical questions asked, proper etiquette, how to stand out from the crowd. This webinar is applicable to interviews in any industry.
Interview Success with Lime Connect Partners
Hear from our panel of network members who interviewed for and landed internships and full-time roles at Lime Connect partner companies including Bloomberg, Google, and JP Morgan. They share great insights and advice that you can apply to your own career search.
Interviewing: Best Practices
Interviewing is a skill you can learn. With the right tips and techniques, you can become a master at sharing your value with potential employers, presenting yourself effectively in interviews, and getting the job you want. Join, and begin to learn some key techniques.
Virtual and Phone Interviewing Skills
Lindsey Gilligan (Specialist, Development Programs, Google) shares insights about how to effectively interview remotely. Since many interviews are held over the phone or through video chat, unique interviewing skills and approaches are required. This webinar discusses the adjustments necessary to successfully promote yourself in these virtual interviews. The program will guide you through exercises to help you prepare for the interview and will provide tips and tricks to help you be most effective in this format.
Advanced Networking: Relationship-Building for Careers
Join Lime Connect and Tamara Burks (Manager, Diversity Talent Acquisition at PwC) for a conversation that will teach you how to master the art of advanced networking. This webinar covers how to maximize event networking, how to best utilize LinkedIn and social networking sites, and how to grow and nurture longstanding professional relationships, even when you're not actively seeking new career opportunities.
Networking at an Event: Ways to Be Seen, Heard and Hired
Networking is both an art and a science. Join us with Kim Pedlar (Manager Special Programs and Diversity at TD Bank Group) to learn about the goal of networking, starting conversations, tailoring your intro to the employer or industry, presenting relevant content, following-up and more.
Leadership & Success At Work: A Corporate Perspective
Special guests from partners Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, Google and more address each company's perspective on what it means to be a leader and what it takes to be successful.
The Four Pillars of Leadership
Join Molly Hasse, Senior Campus Recruiter at Target, for a discussion on the four pillars of leadership and strategies for successful implementation throughout your career.
(this webinar is available to Lime Connect corporate partners)
Onboarding Interns with Disabilities
Join Lime Connect for a discussion on how to successfully onboard your interns with disabilities. We provide an overview of disability and approaches to creating a supportive environment for your interns with disabilities. This webinar is highly recommended for anyone who is working with interns with disabilities, including managers and human resources professionals.
(this webinar is available to Lime Connect university partners)
2017 University Kickoff Call
Join Lime Connect to learn how we can support your students who happen to have disabilities, and learn what’s new!
Get a sneak peek at our new interactive website and new career management platform for students and professionals. You will have the opportunity to learn more about Lime Connect, The Lime Network, our Lime Connect Fellowship Program, and other professional development and scholarship opportunities that are available to current students and alumni – including veterans. We will also discuss internship and employment opportunities available with our corporate partners in the U.S. and Canada!
Access these webinars and much more in our new Lime Network platform under "resources" on the home page.