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Career Event Tag: Communication

Business Connections: Using LinkedIn Like Never Before

LinkedIn started as a social media networking tool for individuals, and has matured into a formidable source for business promotion and engagement. Understanding how to utilize LinkedIn’s business pages, both professionally and personally, is essential for networking and marketing in today’s business climate. In this webinar, Jerry Dunnavant addresses how to most effectively create a […]

Identify Your Talents and Leverage Your Strengths

It is time to develop your strengths instead of focusing on fixing your shortcomings! You have probably heard of StrengthsFinder™, because the book that originally introduced the StrengthsFinder™ assessment spent over five years on the bestseller lists. Ann Mills (CLAS ’85) will provide insight into this widely used assessment tool, and discuss how you can […]

Audiences, Career Planning, Established Professionals, Identify Skills & Interests, In Transition, New Grads, Rising Professionals, Topics

Strategic Messaging: How to Get Your Point Across

Do you consider yourself a good spokesperson? UVA alumna Diana Sun has trained hundreds of spokespersons, including CEOs, corporate executives, elected officials, and even an Olympic medalist along with his coach and family. In this seminar, Diana will give you the background, tools and tips to help you talk to the media – and any […]

Audiences, Education & Learning, Established Professionals, In Transition, New Grads, Professional Development, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Topics, Webinar Library

Process Thinking: The Essential Skill that Will Change Your Life

Process thinking is an essential skill for your life, both personally and professionally. The phrase “process improvement” might evoke memories of business trends from the 1990’s — “BPI” and “Six Sigma,” for example – that sound a bit outdated, but that actually resulted in significant cost reductions, accelerated schedules, and customer-oriented quality enhancements. Developing the […]

Education & Learning, Family & Fun, Home & Community, Professional Development, Topics, Webinar Library

Effective Communication in the Workplace: It’s All About H.E.A.R.T.

Regardless of your career, whether you’re an accountant, professional athlete, sales rep, teacher or government contractor, you have to be able to communicate well in order to obtain favorable results for your clients, win games with your teammates, reach your students, or achieve your sales goals.  And whether you are communicating as a boss, employee, or […]

Act Like You Mean Business

A fun, engaging and informative presentation by Rob Biesenbach that will help you communicate more successfully at work, in the marketplace and in your everyday interactions.