Hen Talks

Hen Talks are free, online webinars offered to University of Delaware alumni throughout the year. Led exclusively by Blue Hens, faculty and friends of UD, Hen Talks feature a wide-range of topics on professional development, career advice and much more.

These short, informative webinars offer our alumni an opportunity to gain the additional skills needed to advance professionally.

Past Hen Talks

Reading and Understanding a Job Description
Led by Sarah Baker Andrus
Assistant Director, Lerner Career Services Center, University of Delaware

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Ever skimmed through a job description only to be left scratching your head? This talk will cover how to dissect a job posting to pull useful information get inside the hiring manager’s mind, and if you decide to apply, how to best leverage that information to make your application stand out.



Beat the Bots: Crafting an ATS-friendly Résumé
Led by Brighid Scanlon, AS10, 12M
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Professional Development, Temple University's Fox School of Business

Wednesday, October 16 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

In today’s job search world, robots (or Application Tracking Systems) are rapidly taking over the candidate screening process. Many résumés are eliminated without ever being seen by a human. In this webinar you’ll learn how these systems work, how to best optimize your résumé and pick up some extra tips to better showcase your skills and land more job interviews!


Job Search Strategies
Led by Kelly Deily, MA11
Assistant Director, Graduate Career Services, Drexel University's LeBow College of Business

Thursday, November 21 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Join us as we discuss proven strategies that will help you effectively navigate the job search process. Whether you have questions about networking, the benefits of informational interviews, the best job search tools or how to most effectively operate on LinkedIn, this webinar will make sure you’re ready to tackle your next search!


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If you cannot make it to a live recording, visit our YouTube channel to view past webinars.

Be sure to check back frequently, as new webinars will be added throughout the year.

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