Career Development Workshops

Update

Consistent with guidance from campus and public health officials to encourage social distancing to limit the community spread of the coronavirus, all staff career development workshops and career coaching sessions will be held remotely until further notice.  Registrants will be sent a link to participate online.


Career Development Workshops Flyer - Spring 2020


Planning For Your Next Career Move Workshop logo

Planning for Your Next Career Move

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. You will also learn about many campus resources to support your career success. Offered on 1/23/2020. Click the title above to register today!

The Skills You Bring Workshop logo

The Skills You Bring

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. Offered on 1/31/2020 and on 4/7/2020. Click the title above to register today!

LinkedIn Basics workshop logo

LinkedIn Basics

LinkedIn is a great tool for establishing an online presence, conducting career research, and facilitating connection with other professionals. This workshop addresses the basics. Offered on 2/5/2020 and on 4/28/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Interests in Life and Work Workshop logo

Interests in Life and Work

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. Offered on 2/13/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Effective Resume Writing workshop logo

Effective Resume Writing

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. Offered on 2/21/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Design Your Life Workshop logo

Design Thinking Tools to Build Your Career

Feeling stuck? Unsure about your next career step? Curious about how to get started in a new field or role? This workshop employs 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 well-being and satisfaction at work. Offered on 2/27/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Your Values at Work workshop logo

Your Values at Work

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. Offered on 3/4/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Job Search Effectiveness workshop logo

Job Search Effectiveness

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. Offered on 3/13/2020. Click the title above to register today!

LinkedIn workshop logo

LinkedIn II: Maximize Your Online Professional Presence

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. Offered on 3/17/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Informational Interviewing workshop logo

Informational Interviewing

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. Offered on 4/17/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Interviewing for the Job workshop logo

Interviewing for the Job

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. Offered on 5/6/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Networking

[NEW!] Networking for Career Success

Between 70% – 85% of job searchers have reported that networking was one of the most important elements to helping them land a job. However, many people dread the concept of networking for their job search for fear of asking for something or appearing needy. If you can relate to some of these feelings, then join us for this workshop where we will help you reframe the concept of networking where you feel confident and empowered to connect. Offered on 5/13/2020. Click the title above to register today!

Work Style and your Career workshop logo

Work Style and Your Career

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. Offered on 5/29/2020. Click the title above to register today!

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Watch our webinar on Informational Interviewing

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