Career Development

Ayn Rand once said, “The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.” This course will give you some techniques that can dramatically change how you feel about yourself and how you approach the world.

In this course, you will explore what self-esteem is and where low self-esteem comes from. You will also learn ways to build your self-esteem, get what you want, and make others feel better about themselves.

Self Esteem and Assertiveness Training

Sometimes it seems like the world is full of difficult people. While it might seem that the easiest remedy is to lock yourself up at home and avoid people, we eventually have to pick up the phone or step outside and interact with someone. This course will give you practical tools to deal with difficult people.

In this course, you will learn the benefits of conflict, techniques for getting to the heart of the matter, anger and stress management tips, and ways to improve your own attitude. You’ll also learn a practical three-step model that will help you resolve conflict in a positive manner.

Conflict Resolution: Dealing with Difficult People

Emotional intelligence, also called EQ, is the ability to be aware of and manage emotions and relationships. This course will help you develop your emotional intelligence to give you that extra edge in building relationships and connecting with others.

This course will introduce you to the history of emotional intelligence and what it’s all about. You’ll explore the most popular theories, including the EI blueprint, Martin Seligman’s ABCs of optimism, the VALUE and SOLER techniques, Ekman’s seven basic emotions, and Plutchik’s wheel. You’ll also explore your personal values and vision statement to help guide you in your emotional intelligence development.

Emotional Intelligence

The interview is one of the key elements of the job search process. As with any skill, we can get better at it with preparation and practice. This course will give you the chance to master job interview skills.

In this course, you will learn how to prepare for and participate in a job interview. We’ll share the types of questions to expect, as well as the questions that you should think about asking. You will also learn how to prepare for second interviews, testing, and shadowing, as well as how to follow up after an interview.

Mastering the Interview

While looking for work can be an exciting time, it can also involve fear and discomfort about change and the unknown. Whether you are already in the midst of a job search or just thinking about it, this workshop will help you to determine what your skill set is made up of, the kind of work that is important and realistic to include in your search, and how to get started.

 

Today’s job market is not the same as it was even five years ago. Knowing where to go, who to talk to, and the opportunities that are available will help to shift you from someone who dreams about having a job, to someone who has the job they always wanted.

Getting Your Job Search Started

The job market continues to change, as does the way we look for work. This course examines the value of presenting yourself as a complete package by using a resume as an introduction to an employer and backing it up with a portfolio presented at the interview. We recommend that you complete “Getting Your Job Search Started” before beginning this course.

In this course, you’ll learn about the different aspects of your job package, including your resume, cover letter, and job portfolio. You’ll also receive a plan that will get you to a job in 60 days, techniques for writing thank-you notes, and tips for choosing your references.

Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio

Time is money, the saying goes, and lots of it gets lost in disorganization and disruption. This course will give you some ways to get organized and make the most of your time.

In this course, you will learn how to organize your workflow and office space, use your planner effectively, and delegate some of your work to other people.

Time Management: Get Organized for Peak Performance