Employer University is the Career Connections Center’s comprehensive employer education program.

Offered through a monthly webinar course series and online resources, our expert team provides you with the opportunity to earn SHRM credit and is committed to helping you learn college recruitment best practices, showing you what it takes to connect with the University of Florida successfully, and offers you practical advice on how to recruit the right candidates for your organization.

Employer University Webinars Will Help Employers
  • Maximize your recruitment efforts
  • Develop an influential employment brand at UF
  • Save time, energy, and hiring costs
  • Increase your recruitment ROI
  • Successfully hire Florida’s finest 


  • 98% of past webinar attendees stated that they plan to incorporate the strategies learned in the webinar
  • 98.5% of webinar attendees stated that they learned at least one technique related to college recruiting
  • 97% of webinar attendees stated that Employer University courses helped them learn general information about the characteristics associated with today’s college students
How Can I Join the UF Employer University Summer Series?

Register today by using the provided ZOOM link below for an Employer University webinar course. You will receive SHRM credit once you complete the webinar.

2021 Summer Webinar Series

Employer Value Proposition: Learn How to Stand Out from the Crowd

Thursday, May 20th at 11:00am- 12:00pm EST

Presenters: Angel Iverson, Director for Career Foundations and Eirini Chaddon, Assistant Director for Recruitment Relations

As competition for top talent continues to climb and budgets may decline in today’s climate, we will examine the value of the Employer Value Proposition (EVP) and how it can affect your organization. The process and benefits of developing an EVP tailored to fit your organization’s needs will be examined. Learn how to define your value proposition and brand your organization utilizing your EVP for optimal recruiting.

Recruiting at UF in the Fall 2021 – The Basics

Thursday, June 17th at 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

Presenter: Andie Cochran, Associate Director for Integrated Partnerships

This webinar will present the resources and support available to your company, inform you of how the Career Connections Center can assist in enhancing your recruiting experience, and provide you with methods to increase your campus presence. In addition, we will review unique ways you can connect with students to continue filling your talent pipeline with Gators. This is a recommended orientation for those new to recruiting at the University of Florida!

A New Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) in the Recruiting World

Thursday, July 15th at 10:00am-11:00am EST

Presenters: Matthew Cowley, Associate Director for Integrated Partnerships

What does it mean to be committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in university recruiting? How do you move beyond buzzwords and diversity statements and toward implementing transformative practices that can make you an employer of choice? This reflective session offers attendees the opportunity to learn best practices and examine which of their organization’s existing policies and processes could be modified to create a diverse workplace in which both candidates and employees can experience belonging and have the resources needed to succeed.

Questions Regarding Employer University?

For details on Employer University please contact Eirini Chaddon, Assistant Director for Recruitment Relations, directly at echaddon@ufsa.ufl.edu or 352-273-2329.