How To Successfully Manage Career Changes & Transitions

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Sep 5, 2014

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Presented by:
Barbara Kessler
Curry '81, '90

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Barbara Kessler

Career transitions occur throughout our lives. We are faced with the need or opportunity to make decisions and changes. The steps for a successful transition are similar whether circumstances absolutely demand or merely hint at the need for a change. How do we handle changing our career or job? In this webinar, Barbara Kessler will address:
• Personal & professional considerations
• Steps to follow before making that leap
• Using transferrable skills
Whether you are planning ahead for retirement, facing a layoff, or contemplating a move, you can learn to manage your career transition with skill and confidence!

Presenter Bio:

Barbara Kessler, Curry ’81 & ’90, is Director of Human Resources with the University of Virginia’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.  Barbara holds a B.S. in Secondary Education and a M.Ed. in Counseling as well as a certificate in Human Resources Management, all from the University of Virginia.  Her professional career includes extensive experience in career counseling, program development and training, human resources management, and workforce development initiatives.  Barbara is a past chair of UVa’s general faculty council; she is also past chair of the Piedmont Workforce Network, a local workforce investment board, and is active in local and international non-profits.