Alumni Career & Professional Development offers regular career programs in person and virtually. You can find the video replays of those covering career advancement below.
Build Resilience to Ignite Performance, 2020
Denise Liebetrau discusses how to improve emotional intelligence to improve work performance.
- Defining Resilience & Its Benefits (9:32)
- Attributes of Resilient People (8:10)
- Resilience Assessment (3:41)
- Assessment Results and What They Mean to You (17:23)
- Resilience Resources & Facing Your Fears (7:08)
- Call to Action and Q&A: S.O.A.R Stories (6:21)
Busyness is a Bad Habit, 2019
Jen Thurman teaches how to implement mindful prioritization.
- The Insidious Pattern of Busyness (7:47)
- Getting Real About Your Priorities (8:32)
- Learn to Say No (4:13)
- Bring Life and Energy to Your Priorities (7:40)
- What Expectations Have You Set About Your Time? (7:18)
- Train Yourself to Respond (6:26)
- Retrain Your World and Q&A (16:50)
Guiding Principles for a Great Career, 2018
Amy Haworth, (BS ’96, MBA ’98), Chief of Staff at Citrix, discusses how to add unique value to your company and advance your career.
- Create Your Path (3:17)
- Amy’s Path (4:44)
- Piecing Your Experience Together (3:40)
- Pivotal Failures (3:02)
- Career Climbing Wall (4:06)
- When to Seek Another Opportunity (3:00)
- Find a Manager Who Believes in Your Potential (5:16)
- Exceeding Expectations (2:51)
- Diversity Your Exposure (2:26)
- Turning Nervousness into Excitement (4:58)
- Building Others is Building Us All (2:34)
- Defining Your Guiding Principles (2:32)
- Additional Resources & Q&A (11:22)
How to Assess Your Intercultural Strengths and Leverage them for Career Growth, 2020
Emily Mosby (MLS ’16) discusses how intercultural agility can help you increase customer engagement, enhance team collaboration, and identify, mitigate, and even prevent cultural conflict
How to Work with a Jerk, 2018
Mark Popenhagen will explain how understanding emotional intelligence is key to helping you work with everyone, even the jerks.
- The Engagement Problem (6:04)
- Defining Emotional Intelligence (9:57)
- Handling Triggers (9:09)
- What Causes Triggers (10:05)
- Social Awareness (8:33)
- Relational Management (13:05)
Impostor Phenomenon: Reframing Our Inner Critic Message to Break through to Success, 2020 (1:00:43)
Megan Pendley-Pickett (MA ’04) discusses the concept of Impostor Phenomenon and provides tools and strategies for reframing and quieting the inner critic voice, lessening its power to be a barrier to success.
Law of Attraction, 2020
- The Most Powerful Law in the Universe (7:25)
- The Power of Positive Thinking (11:21)
- The Secret to You (4:59)
- The Importance of Gratitude & Clarity (6:36)
- Commitment & Action (10:53)
- Q&A: Reorienting Your Mindset (7:14)
Maximizing Pay Through Effective Negotiation, 2019
Denise Liebetrau of Prosper Consulting discusses how to value your experience, expertise and education, when to use this knowledge during the interview and offer process and how to have pay and performance discussions throughout your career so you can maximize your earnings and achieve your financial goals.
- Employee Value Proposition (7:44)
- Building a Business Case (5:50)
- Salary Resources (3:23)
- Negotiation Strategies (13:04)
- Mastery & Career Happiness (6:58)
- Q&A (Dealing with Hard No’s; Asking for a Bigger Raise) (17:54)
Who Does What When We Manage Change? How to Activate Organizational Change Roles, 2020 (58:42)
Change practitioners are the orchestra conductors of the change, but they are not the ones that play the instruments. One of the most critical elements of managing change is to determine who does what and when. Learn the key employee-facing and enabling roles that you need to engage, what these roles need to do and how to activate them and best practices to give your change effort a step jump.
Working Remotely: How to be Successful, 2020 (1:04:14)
Learn how to improve productivity and team collaboration while working remotely, efectively manage remote employees and navigate working at home with kids.