2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981Our next series in this column will explore organizational culture and personal fit, identifying some of our deeper-ingrained preferences and laying out scenarios you can use in your job prospect discussions. Beyond the typical inquiries into the day-to-day, goals, and priorities of the job, the questions you reserve for the interviewers should reflect what matters to you.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981Are you eyeing a Project Management career, an Advocacy role, or a Human Resources / Organizational Development vocation? Does your current function limit you to administrative support, client service or coordinating duties? There are ways for you to showcase your leadership potential without changing job titles – or rather, in order to position yourself to change it!


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IMG_3981How do you make the most out of a less-than-ideal work environment? How can you turn the increasing discouragement of a routine job into a source of excitement?
Consider creating professional development opportunities for yourself. Reinsert joy and growth into your current role so that mornings – and Monday mornings especially! – carry promise rather than gloom.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 Have you ever developed or followed a Professional Development Plan (PDP)? Arising out of human capital management and organizational psychology theories, PDPs provide a tool for performance evaluations and a direction for the development of key skills to help us reach the next career milestone.


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IMG_3981In today’s workforce, especially for generations X, Y and the imminent Z, the atypical, innovative, non-linear career path is a much better fit for a meaningful professional identity than the choices or circumstances that pushed us in a certain direction in our late teenager years. Here is why.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981The next few articles will once again combine a call for self-reflection with learning, growing and accomplishing. So whether you are holding a latte, a textbook, a business card, or a meeting agenda, we hope you’ll join us every two weeks.


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IMG_3981Demographic shifts and industry trends present an open door of opportunity.


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IMG_3981 Let’s salute those dreams we had when we were small – and make sure not to forget the ones we still have now.


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IMG_3981At some point in our professional lives, we all come to a crossroad. A point at which we decide if we wish to advance in our current career or make a change, and learn the skills that will enable us to move forward.


2016-2017 Issue 1

IMG_3981 With careers changing more often and the economic landscape constantly shifting, continuing education faculties are playing an even greater role in helping people reach their goals.