Group career sessions for employees

Our group sessions cover specific topics in career management. Read the descriptions to see which session works for you. You are only able to register for one session at a time.

All sessions meet at 21 N. Park St in room 7045.

Session dates and details

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Career Assessment 1: Values & Personality

This session helps participants understand their own motivations and needs in the workplace and build a better understanding of how personal qualities affect overall career development. Participants will engage in activities and discussion about defining their own ideal workplace.

Friday, April 12, 2019
2-4pm
21 N. Park St, Room 7045

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Career Assessment 2: Interests & Skills

This session helps participants discover their strengths and skills in the workplace and builds confidence in communicating those abilities to others. Discussion topics will include understanding interests and skills, creative ways to build skills in the workplace, and finding balance for underutilized interests.

Tue, Feb 12, 2019
4:30-6:30pm
21 N. Park St, Rm 7045

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Resumes for working adults

This session is designed to help participants learn about best practices for resumes and highlighting experiences gained in the workforce. The goal is for participants to understand the purpose of application documents, how to best highlight their skills and experience, and to think critically about what information to include and how it is presented.  Discussion topics include resume formatting styles, best practices for content, and an opportunity to get feedback from peers.

Tue, Mar 12, 2019
4:30-6:30pm
21 N. Park St, Rm 7045

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Starting strong: Early career management

This session is designed for young professionals starting out in their career. Topics of discussion will include current workplace demographics and trends, long-term goal development, and best practices for building career success over time. Participants will engage in conversation about current career needs as new professionals and examine best practices for sustainable career growth.

Tue, Apr 9, 2019
4:30-6:30pm
21 N. Park St, Rm 7045

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Maintaining momentum: Mid-career management

This session will look at maintaining and supporting career growth for mid-career professional. Topics will include workplace demographics and trends, best practices for maintaining growth as an experienced professional, and building a healthy work-life balance.

Fri, Feb 15, 2019
2-4pm
21 N. Park St, Rm 7045

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Shifting focus: Late career management

This session examines the role work and career play in life as we age and looks at ways to build fulfillment and identity outside of work as individuals begin to consider the benefits of leaving the full-time workforce. While not specifically about retirement, discussion topics will include ways to stay engage in a career while moving toward retirement and best practices for shifting a full-time professional role to a more balanced lifestyle with shared personal and professional identities.

Fri, Mar 15, 2019
2-4pm
21 N. Park St, Rm 7045

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