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Navigating Your Career in a Virtual World

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Join us for the next session of our exclusive six-part series designed to assist you with virtually navigating and landing your next career. Each session is 60-90-minutes and will run now through December, 2020. Sessions include insights from esteemed faculty, fellow alumni leaders, career professionals, and industry experts. You will be provided with an opportunity to dialogue about how to leverage your skills and strengths as well as participate in facilitated high-speed virtual networking.

Register to attend all of the upcoming sessions or choose the sessions most suitable for you.

 


 

Navigating Your Career in a Virtual World

July 28 | 12:00-1:30PM PDT

The unprecedented global pandemic has more of us working from home, possibly looking to make a major career change and reposition our careers, or refresh skills that may be dormant. Join the Graziadio Alumni Network in a six-part webinar series, "Navigating Your Career in a Virtual World", to assist you with virtually maneuvering your career. Each session  will be 90-minutes and will run from July to December, 2020. Sessions will include insights from fellow alumni and career experts, discussions on leveraging your personal talents and networking opportunities. Register to attend all six sessions or choose the sessions most suitable for you.

We encourage you to listen to the first session 'Navigating Your Career in a Virtual World: US Economic Outlook', featuring David Smith, PhD, Graziadio professor of economics and associate provost for online programs and Brandon Parsons, MA, MBA, Graziadio practitioner instructor of economics. Simply click on the link below and use password: aVk=s=T6


 


 

Leveraging your Strengths as a Career Differentiator

August 19 | 12:00-1:30PM PDT

Until the end of the last century, psychology was one-sided, centered primarily on what was wrong with people. Conventional wisdom and office policies focused on where employees were lacking and worked to shore up weaknesses. Fortunately, Dr. Don Clifton, a forward thinking man who believed in the power of research and individual excellence, spent more than 40 years of his life studying successful people. His work culminated in the identification of 34 talent themes that provide a workplace lexicon for understanding the patterns around how we think, feel, and behave on a regular basis. Just knowing the top talents for yourself and others is powerful. Learning how to intentionally grow and apply these talents is priceless. Those who learn to create teams that leverage these talents, however, will be in perpetual demand in the workplace.

Stay tuned for the recording of the session two seminar.

 


 

Creating and Selling Your Personal Brand in a Virtual World

September 23 | 12:00-1:00PM PDT

Join your Graziadio Alumni Network along with faculty, students and staff, and learn how to create your personal brand to help you stand out from the competition. Explore ways to define who you are, what you do, and how to present yourself, both online and offline, to the world. Tune in as branding experts share the best ways to promote your personal brand, values, experiences, and strengths, while leveraging your virtual network. All members of the Graziadio Community are invited to attend.


 


 

What Skills and Experience Industries are Seeking

October 27 | 12:00-1:00PM PDT

Join your Graziadio Alumni Network along with faculty, students and staff as industry professionals share market and hiring trends of various industries. Learn what job markets are hot and which ones are not, as-well-as what transferable skills are in high demand. Learn how to apply your talents in a volatile market and how you can prepare yourself for a sustainable career. All members of the Graziadio Community are invited to attend.


 


 

The Graziadio Guide to Transitioning Your Career

November 11 | 12:00-1:30PM PDT

Join your Graziadio Alumni Network along with faculty, students and staff as you are guided through the career transition process by career professionals. Alumni will share their stories and lessons learned on how they succeeded in their industry and/or function career transition. Also learn about the Graziadio career resources and tools that are available to Graziadio alumni and how to leverage them in your transition.

There will be an interactive workshop portion of the event where career coaches will guide you through designing a road map to landing your dream career opportunity and answer your questions. All members of the Graziadio Community are invited to attend.

 

 


 

High-Speed Networking: Featuring Industry Roundtables

December 2 | 12:00-1:30PM PDT

Join your Graziadio Alumni Network along with faculty, students and staff, to discover innovative and effective techniques to network and to participate in industry roundtables to meet and make connections with experts and others in your industry. Since over 90% of jobs are found via networking this is one session a career seeker or transitioner should be sure to attend. All members of the Graziadio Community are invited to attend.