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Beginning a professional career is one of the most exciting times of your life. Unfortunately we don’t know what we don’t know about some important skills that help us get off to a smooth start. This eLearning Library shortens the learning curve.

You only have one chance to make a first impression! This section guides you to understand the expectations of your organization and how to “show up” appropriately – from wardrobe to attitude to having a heap of healthy respect for others as you engage with the team.

Dress for Success

In this eLearning game, you’ll help Chad and Janelle get ready for a day in an office with a business casual dress code. Business casual is classy and fashionable, so do your best to help Janelle and Chad fit in with their coworkers!

Cultural Expectations

This animated video reviews situations that require a worker to identify behavioral norms for a professional environment.

Respect for Others

The key to respect is being smart about your behavior and attitude. This “YouTube”-style video discusses a common workplace scenario where different generations must collaborate… and through being respectful, a healthy and productive relationship is forged.

Professional Wardrobe

When you look good and feel good, you have a better chance of making a great first impression at your new job. This interactive article reviews a number of tips related to grooming and dressing for success in a variety of situations.

Individual/Organizational Expectations

“In my new job, I expected to simply use the skills I spent four years learning. My expectations were wrong.” In this article, learn five ways the author learned to adapt and meet individual and organizational expectations.

Learn good time management and how to establish good working habits in this section.

Time Management

This eLearning provides strategies for effective time management. You will learn how to manage your time, how to avoid wasting time, and about the importance of managing a proper work schedule.

Good Habits for Productivity

Whether you're the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or a new graduate entering the professional world for the first time, learning how to manage your time is essential to business and personal success. This article covers a few tips we've found to help you get the most out of your time.

Minimizing Distractions

Whether you are working at home or in a bustling office, learning how to manage distractions is key to your success. This article includes tips to help you deal with constant interruption in the modern workplace.

Your ability to effectively communicate with others has a tremendous impact on your success. This includes face-to-face, email, phone, and other forms of contact. This section covers tips and tricks to be a good communicator in a variety of scenarios.

Communication Channels

This eLearning course dives into common methods of communication at work. While you may use your phone, email, or direct messaging in your personal life, the rules change when talking to your coworkers.

Communication Standards

This “YouTube”-style video reviews strengths and pitfall related to formal and informal communication methods, based on the situation.

Crafting Messages

The writing you’ll do at work needs to be brief yet detailed. This article reviews applying the “rhetorical triangle” when writing effective messages – matching your purpose with your audience and the speaker.

Formal/Informal Communication

This article explores some qualities and examples of formal and informal communications when applied in a written format.

Communication Styles

This article and quiz will help you understand different communication styles, what they mean, how to use them, and how they help you communicate… reducing stress and improving your relationships and productivity.

Understand your role and expectations before you attend a meeting, and participate accordingly. This section includes content related to understanding the various types of meetings, how to show up prepared, and the importance of taking good notes.

Meeting Purpose

This animated video reviews common meeting types and discusses the importance of understanding the purpose of a meeting before joining, to help you show up better prepared and ready to contribute!

Meeting Etiquette

Family meetings, student council meetings, morning meetings at your first part-time job in high school… If you're anything like us, the word “meeting” can conjure up some less than fond memories. This article provides useful tips for being planful before, during, and after a meeting occurs – to maximize the value for yourself and others!

Effective Note-taking

Having effective note-taking skills is essential because our short-term memory is very limited. This article covers scenarios and tips to help with note taking to help with memory retention and recall later on.

Recognize when to speak… and more importantly, when to LISTEN! Know your audience and how to manage conflict and stress, in order to build stronger relationships in the workplace. Avoid political missteps at work, and apologize accordingly when necessary.

Effective Listening

This course introduces a framework for listening effectively, including things that aren't being said, and identifies common challenges you will likely face as you work with others.

Responding to Conflict

This course provides tips and tactics for addressing and dealing with conflict in a productive, healthy way.

Workplace Stress

While experiencing stress in the workplace isn’t much fun, though some stress is normal, natural, and can be motivational. This animated video reviews common workplace stressors and how to accept or overcome them.

Political Missteps

This animated video will helps you gain a better understanding of office politics, and reviews ways to avoid making political mistakes.


Owning up to your mistakes is a pivotal moment in any career. This article provides tips for when and how to apologize, to positively affect your relationships in the workplace.

Leadership Styles

Leaders use many different styles, and the more you know about your leader's style, the better working relationship you’ll be able to curate over time. This article reviews different leader styles, to help you gain insights into the thought process of your leader(s).

Responding to Stress

As a new worker, it can be very difficult to acknowledge your own stress in the workplace. This article can help you acknowledge and navigate workplace stress.

As a new professional, establishing a strong network of peers and/or having a mentor will help you immensely. Content reviews the importance of mentors in personal growth, and tips for effectively building your professional network.

Professional Mentors

In this course, you will learn about the importance of mentorship. No one can succeed alone, and this eLearning outlines the roles of mentor and mentee and how both parties can learn and benefit from each other.

Networking Styles

Navigating the world of networking can be scary, but responding to simple questions in this eLearning game will provide you a networking personality type and a list of pros and cons.


In this simulation you will choose an area in which to improve your career, and then conduct a number of conversations with other professionals at a networking get together.

Have an idea you want to share, or looking to exert some influence? Understanding channels of influence and how to create a presentation and position your ideas will help you get there.

Change & Influence

This course will introduce you to change and influence in the workplace. You will be learning how developing a personal vision and strategy to present your thoughts can be beneficial as you grow in your professional role.

Positioning Ideas

This “YouTube”-style video discusses a situation where a new professional lacked confidence to share ideas, but received valuable feedback once he started doing so.

Influence in Organizations

This animated video reviews the importance of understanding the limitations and benefits of influence in the workplace.

Decision Making

In the professional arena, decision making is recognized as an essential skill for good work performance and management. This article reviews three different types of decisions, and approaches and tips for making decisions.

Creating a Presentation

It's not a secret. Presentations can be difficult to put together, and it can be very difficult to know how your ideas will be received. This article reviews tips and tactics for creating an effective presentation.

Presentation Checklist

This article covers seven items that, if followed, can help relieve the pressure you feel when presenting in front of others.

Channels of Influence

This article reviews different channels for influencing someone or a situation, including how you may leverage your network to help with influence.

Learn the importance of establishing your own “brand” and how to do so. Topics include the value of knowing and expressing your brand, and tips for creating a brief “elevator pitch” to quickly promote yourself.

Personal Brand/Reputation

This animated video introduces the concept of building a personal brand and reputation, which in turn can build trust and confidence in you by others.

Creating Your Elevator Pitch

Say you get into the elevator one morning and just so happened to be riding with an executive. They ask you about your role. Are you prepared to answer effectively before reaching your floor? This article shares tips on how you can answer questions about yourself in under 75 words and 30 seconds.