Kickstart Your Career, Improve Your Skills, and Grow Your Knowledge Today
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.
Learn good time management and how to establish good working habits in this section.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.