Your Career - What's Next?

Presented by: 
Marlene Delanghe
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
UBC Okanagan
Library Building
Free Seminar, Please RSVP

Program Summary

You've landed a job in a great organization – congratulations! But where do you go from here? Have you considered your career future and what you want? Whether you are new to UBC or have many years invested, it may be time to ask yourself "what's next?" Attend this inspiring and hands-on workshop to gain a framework for considering your career options, practical steps to take and resources available to you.

You Will Learn

In this workshop, you will gain tools and resources to:

  • Understand how careers really develop and gain a new understanding for how to approach your career no matter what career stage you are in
  • Identify your strengths, values, transferable skills and interests through informal activities and create some initial career profiling to clarify career fit
  • Learn what practical and doable steps you can take to discover new opportunities and connect you to career alternatives
  • Develop your 20 second verbal resume – important for networking conversations
  • Initiate a conversation with your supervisor regarding your career future
  • Create a road map for your career future.

Presenter Bio

Marlene Delanghe, Principal of Career Solutions, has coached hundreds of career-committed professionals to find rewarding work and proactively manage their careers. She has assisted specialists in IT, accounting, administration, biotech, hospitality, and corporate sales and other fields to implement practical strategies that open new doors and transition to new opportunities.

Marlene also provides corporate training and coaching within government departments, post-secondary institutions, and some of Vancouver’s top firms. Her focus is on working with organizations to build their workplace culture through effective hiring processes, welcoming new employees through orientation practices, career development, performance management coaching and management development programs. Her client list includes UBC (various faculty and departments), BCIT, Deloitte Touche LLP, BC Hydro, Centre for Drug Research and Development, Edge Training & Consulting, Service Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Her credentials include a master’s degree in Psychology, an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, as well as certifications in psychometric tools. As a professional and contributing member of her community, she is a member of the BC Human Resource Management Association and sits on the Steering Committee of the Minerva Foundation. She also mentors clients of various not-for-profit career programs and contributes to the “Wealth Academy” by providing workshops for women who wish to gain financial wisdom.

Program Information

Thursday, September 13, 2012
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Okanagan Campus
Library Building
3287 University Way [view location map]
Room: L306


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