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Succeed in Your Career with These Expert Tips and Advice

Arranged by a variety of topics, our career resources can help you advance in the workforce — no matter if you’re looking for new opportunities or want to advance in your current career.

Check back often as new webinars, articles and other resources are posted regularly.

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Thriving at Work

Respectful relationships are fundamental to achieving a healthy and positive workplace environment and critical to achieving our professional goals. Join this webinar to learn how you can contribute to a respectful and thriving workplace. 

How to Network like a Pro

When you network effectively, you increase your chances of identifying meaningful opportunities and gaining valuable industry insights. Join this webinar to learn all you need to know in order to network like a pro!

 

Negotiation Skills

As more employers come to expect this skill as a valuable workplace competency, being able to negotiate is crucial in today’s competitive market. Learn about the necessary mindset, as well as strategies for negotiating at different stages for career development and job search.

Career Resilience

Building career resilience puts you in the driver seat to successfully navigate the growing uncertainty of the future of work! Learn about the key principles in enhancing resilience so you will thrive and adapt proactively in your career, despite ongoing change.

Intercultural Competence

One way to stand out in the workforce is to develop your skills towards inclusion. This webinar introduces a four-step model on how to engage and develop your intercultural competency, which is the capability to accurately understand and adapt behaviour to cultural differences and commonality.

Emotional Intelligence

The influence that emotions have on your career is increasing, with the World Economic Forum listing emotional intelligence as one of the top 10 skills that employers will require by 2020. Discover how emotional intelligence can help you stand out in the workforce and start developing this skill set today!

The Future of Work

Even though the uncertainty of today’s career landscape presents many challenges, it also offers the great opportunity to to carve your own career path through purposeful design that facilitates your lifestyle.

Grow Your Career E-book

Download our e-book for five expert tips that will help you stand out when job-hunting.

 

Workplace & Career Wellness

Discover how to create a positive and consistent state of career well-being — including the state of your physical, emotional, social and financial wellness.
 

Power of Mentorship

Discover how mentorship can advance your own leadership development in the areas of career and professional development, either as a mentor or as a mentee.

Decoding Job Interviews

Decode the job interview with these five tips. Discover how to prepare effectively for the interview, increase your confidence and set yourself apart from other candidates.

Transferable Skills

Learn how to gain clarity and insight into what are your transferable skills and learn strategies to communicate them with ease.


 

Embracing Career Transition

Career transition is a normal part of career development. These tools will enhance and streamline your experience, no matter if you’re considering a career change or looking to remain competitive within your current career path.

 

Leverage LinkedIn

These resources will help you understand how to utilize the world’s largest professional networking site to increase your visibility, make more connections and stand out.

Resumes and Cover Letters

Gain a competitive advantage when job-hunting! These resources will help you create a winning resume and cover letter that’ll get you noticed.

Alternatives to Academia

These resources will help master’s and PhD graduates assess and explore career options when pursuing alt-ac or non-academic careers.

Value of Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to develop skills and competencies, gain valuable work experience, explore career options, and build confidence.

For Engineering Grads

The engineering market is competitive and in flux. These resources will help you learn how to navigate the new economy by better positioning yourself in the face of ongoing social and economic changes.

For Arts Graduates

Discover how you can leverage and effectively communicate the diversity of your Arts degree skills, experiences and training as you explore and apply for careers.
 

Successful Self-Employment

Be the boss you want to be — your own boss! UCalgary Alumni has partnered with the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking to give you the tools to confidently make the leap into self-employment.