Career Development Workshops

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Event Title Course Code Event Description Event Date Start Time End Time
Planning for Your Next Career Move BECAR250-190124 You have goals for your job, but how about your career? Being ready for your next career move means preparing early. In this workshop, you’ll begin to frame a goal and a plan to build and sustain momentum. Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:00 1:30
Interests in Life and Work BECAR150-190131 The term “Interests” has very specific meaning in career development. Clarify how your interests influence the work you enjoy through the Strong Interest Inventory. Explore how interests relate to job families and opportunities on campus. PRE-WORK REQUIRED. Instructions for taking the “Strong Interest Inventory” (at least 3 days in advance) will be sent in your registration confirmation. Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:00 1:30
The Skills You Bring BECAR153-190206 The skills you enjoy and feel confident about contribute to strong performance and high satisfaction. Explore your transferable skills – the ones that support your career mobility and adaptability. Wednesday, February 06, 2019 12:00 1:30
Work Style and Your Career BECAR151-190214 It’s no surprise that people like to approach tasks differently. Understanding your preferences and those associated with various work roles can help you make informed effective choices. This workshop uses the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. PRE-WORK REQUIRED. Instructions for taking the “Myers-Briggs Type Indicator” (at least 3 days in advance) will be sent in your registration confirmation. Thursday, February 14, 2019 12:00 1:30
Informational Interviewing BECAR351-190227 Thinking about an interesting career move? Have questions about the field or how to get there? Expand your career strategy toolkit by learning how to conduct effective informational interviews. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 12:00 1:00
Effective Resume Writing BECAR350-190312 Create a resume that gets attention and results. Learn how to create a document that highlights your transferable skills and the strengths of your unique work history. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:00 1:30
Job Search Effectiveness BECAR355-190321 We all know the importance of writing a good resume and responding to interview questions. But these tasks don’t stand alone. This workshop explores the structure of an effective job search in the UC Berkeley context. Thursday, March 21, 2019 12:00 1:30
Your Values at Work BECAR152-190411 Values contribute to the meaning and satisfaction we find in work. This workshop offers a chance to clarify your highest-priority work related values, and explore avenues for enhancing alignment in your values and your work. Friday, April 05, 2019 12:00 1:30
LinkedIn Basics BECAR354-190411 LinkedIn is a great tool for establishing an online presence, conducting career research, and facilitating connection with other professionals. This workshop addresses the basics. Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 1:00
Interviewing for the Job BECAR352-190418 Job interview skills are important whether you are switching fields, seeking an advanced position along your current path, or just keeping your skills sharp. This workshop provides an effective framework for expressing your qualifications. Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:00 1:30
LinkedIn Part 2: Maximize Your Online Professional Presence BECAR356 (New) Make sure your LinkedIn profile is serving you by understanding what your readers look for. This hands-on workshop is a chance to incorporate tips from a UC Berkeley recruiter. We encourage you to bring a tablet, laptop or smart phone. Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:00 1:00
Job Interview Practice BECAR353-190503 Practice what you learned in Interviewing for the Job in this supportive small-group practice session. Nothing helps build confidence quite like practice and supportive feedback. Friday, May 03, 2019 12:00 1:30
Design Your Life, Step 2 BECAR251 (New) Feeling stuck? Unsure about your next career step? Curious about how to get started in a new field or role? In this workshop, we'll use design thinking to explore how you can create a sustainable life and work where you thrive. Learn tools to help you navigate your career path, get unstuck, and try out easy changes to increase your wellbeing and satisfaction at work. This is a perfect "Step 2" after the keynote address and workshop on Design Thinking at the 2018 NOW (Next Opportunity at Work) Conference. Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:00 1:00

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