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Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy program returns

What is the Take Charge program?

Take Charge: Developing a Career Strategy is a five-month program that provides administrative and support staff with tools to better direct and manage their careers. Sponsored by UCOP Human Resources Learning & Development, this program will begin in December with applications due in late October. Stay tuned to Link for instructions on how to apply, which will be announced in the next few weeks.

What are the elements of the program?

The program consists of six two-hour classroom sessions which provide professional development and career strategy tools. The program content is supplemented with self-guided assignments and five peer mentoring sessions facilitated by the program’s consultants.

Professional development topics include: Singing Your Praises – Self Advocacy, Managing Up, and Negotiation Skills. Career management topics include: Career Planning and Networking, Effective Resume Writing, and Interviewing Tips and Strategies.

How can I learn more about the program?

If you’re interested in taking the program yourself OR you’re a supervisor who might want to suggest the course to your staff, please attend one of our upcoming virtual sessions to learn more about it:

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 26
Time: 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Attend via Zoom OR dial in by phone

Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/993384342

Dial in: 408-638-0968 (toll charges apply) or *4 (from a UCOP office phone) and enter Meeting ID: 993 384 342

Date: Thursday, Sept. 28
Time: 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Attend via Zoom OR dial in by phone

Zoom: https://UCOP.zoom.us/j/132407683

Dial in: 408-638-0968 (toll charges apply) or *4 (from a UCOP office phone) and enter Meeting ID: 132 407 683

Keep an eye on Link for more detailed program information coming in the next few weeks! In the meantime, if you have questions about this program, please contact Lance.Page@ucop.edu.


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