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Take charge of your career with this two-part class

Employees at UCOP are encouraged to develop a personal strategy for planning and implementing their career goals and objectives. Career Development, the two-part course offered by UCOP’s HR Learning and Development, provides you with the tools to do just that.

The courses take place mornings on Aug. 9 and 23, and the first session is a prerequisite for session 2. Here are the details:

Career Management, Session 1

  • Date:  Thursday, Aug. 9
  • Time:  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Location:  5320 Franklin

Topics include managing change; self-evaluation through performing assessments of skills, personal preferences and values; development planning for both short- and long-term goals; and resume writing, including types of resumes, appropriate content, format and how best to convey past experience.

Career Management, Session 2

  • Date:  Thursday, Aug. 23
  • Time:  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Location:  5320 Franklin

This session builds on the first session, which is a prerequisite. Topics include the do’s and don’ts of interviewing and how to prepare; identifying networking opportunities, both online and in person, and why networking is important to your career; critiquing of one another’s resumes to get valuable feedback; and practice job interviews.

Register for this series through the UC Learning Center:

  • Log in using your UCOP login and password.
  • Using the Search box on the left, type in the name of the class you want; that will bring up Results of Search.
  • Click the session you want, then click on the Register box and Submit.

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