Strategies for Professional Success
Whether your goal is career readiness, reinvention or resilience, UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education is here for you. We have has been a leading source of professional development for nearly 60 years.
In this free webinar series, career counselor Andrea Weiss offers expert advice and concrete strategies to help you navigate a difficult job market.
Topics in this series include networking, how to leverage LinkedIn effectively, tips for interviewing virtually and more. Each webinar will also include a Q&A session, allowing you to get more specific advice that will help improve how you present yourself to potential employers and increase your ability to find a job.
Webinars in this Series
Career Resilience in Turbulent Times
Our current environment of uncertainty and change can trigger anxiety about what
the future holds for our
current jobs and long-term career development. While this can feel overwhelming, there are steps you can take to
build your career resilience and feel prepared to navigate whatever lies ahead. This timely webinar will provide
an overview of proactive, practical actions you can implement right now to feel more in control of your career
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 13, 11 a.m.-noon (PDT)
Career Networking Demystified
Did you know that 80% of all jobs are found through networking? Career networking can improve your chances of
landing a job and be an invaluable tool in your long-term career success. In this webinar, you’ll learn the best
strategies for building a professional network in a socially distanced world. Topics will cover identifying
contacts, effective techniques for making connections, and how to create valuable two-way professional
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 20, 11 a.m.-noon (PDT)
Maximizing LinkedIn for Job Search
Take your LinkedIn profile to the next level and maximize how to use it as a job search tool. In this workshop,
you will discover how to connect strategically, research organizations, join professional groups, and follow
companies. You will also learn simple ways to become more active on LinkedIn and increase your social media
presence with ease.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 27, 11 a.m.-noon (PDT)
Ace Virtual Interviews
Interviews are sources of anxiety for almost everyone. Now add interviewing in a virtual format to the equation,
and it’s easy to see how people could feel overwhelmed. This workshop will help you understand best practices
for successful phone and video interview formats as we explore tips and techniques for what to do before, during
and after a virtual interview. Armed with the latest information on this new normal in interviewing, you will
have the confidence to interview like a pro.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 3, 11 a.m.-noon (PDT)
Accomplishment Statements as Success Stories
Developing accomplishment statements as success stories is an opportunity for you to share your achievements in
a clear, concise and compelling way. Whether on your résumé, during an interview, or on your “Self-Evaluation”
as part of your annual review, your documented successes serve as an important part of your professional
development and future career goals. In this workshop, you will discover tools and techniques for developing
meaningful accomplishment statements that reflect your positive and impactful success stories.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 10, 11 a.m.-noon (PDT)