CAREER

Careers: Women in Bio [video]

Women in Bio

Career Transitions in Silicon Valley
Professional Networking
Career Challenges
Early Career Pivot Points
Mid Career Pivot Points
Career Opportunities
Career Planning
Career Transitions

By |January 11th, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Successfully Managing Career Transition [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1. Work transitions are predictable – expect them.
2. Pay attention to your personal brand.
3. Create a long term career transition plan.
4. Build a resilient, sustainable network.

By |January 10th, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Career Planning [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1. Give yourself permission to consider career change
2. Do some research – who does what you like to do?
3. Intentionally expand your professional circles.
3. Build your evergreen network – community, volunteer roles.

By |January 9th, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Career Opportunities [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1. What new paths are interesting to me?
2. Weigh new responsibilities – team, travel, relocation
3. What are your options if project fails or company is sold?
Is opting out really and option?

By |January 7th, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Mid Career Pivot Points [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1.Reality check – where will I be in 5 years?
2. Manager or individual contributor?
3. Balancing rising work and family demands.
4. Recognizing risk in technology careers.

By |January 6th, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Early Career Pivot Points [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1. Starting out – shop around.
2. What do I like? Not like?
3. Say ‘yes’ often – see if the shoes fit.
4. Use peer groups effectively.

By |January 5th, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Career Challenges [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1. Women’s challenge – self advocacy
2. Often fail to realize own potential
3. Can self sabotage
4. Powerful when working together

By |January 4th, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Professional Networking [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1. Sandra Day O’Connor – first woman on Supreme Court
2. Stanford Law Grad in 50s, but rejected by 40 law firms
3. Through networking, found opening but no budget
4. Volunteered to work for free at first job
5. Networking and persistence paid off

By |January 3rd, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Career Transitions in Silicon Valley [video]

Women in Bio

The key points of this presentation:
1. Cycles of innovation are constant
2. The key is to manage change successfully
3. Successful change managers use these two tools: Professional expertise and strategic networking

By |January 2nd, 2014|CAREER, Video|

Successful Career Change After 50

February 4 & 5, 2014, 7-9 pm

City of Palo Alto, CA. Community Services

Lucie Stern Community Center

www.cityofpaloalto.org/enjoy

Downsizing, layoff or retirement can create a great opportunity for an exciting journey towards a new career. This hands-on workshop is designed to help you through the process of creating a practical action plan to make your career change manageable and successful. Your instructor, transition coach Lyn Christenson, brings many years of Silicon Valley experience to your career restart. Feel supported, guided and informed as you take steps towards your new career path and your victory lap. It’s possible, even after 50!

 

By |January 15th, 2013|CAREER, Events|