A Moving Target: Navigating Work Life Change Proactively

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm PDT
Valerie G. Ward

Whether we are new graduates or seasoned professionals, the accelerating pace of labour market change presents significant challenges for many of us. Managing work life transitions and finding the next promising opportunity can sometimes feel like a daunting and elusive pursuit. With Canadians predicted to face work life changes every two years and new types of work continually emerging, how can we position ourselves to build effectively on our existing knowledge and skills and proactively take charge of our work lives? The good news is that our options are, in some ways, more abundant than ever before!  

Key Takeaways:

  • How to position yourself to build effectively on your existing knowledge and skills, and proactively take charge of your work life
  • Increase knowledge of the work life changes and trends occuring in Canada
  • Learn the best practices in being prepared for career transitions

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About the Facilitator:

Valerie G. Ward, M.A. is a career development specialist with over 30 years’ experience in developing programs, learning resources, partnerships and strategies to support career and employment service providers and their clients in managing work life changes. She has designed curricula and educated trainers across Canada, as well as hundreds of employment counselors, supervisors and other staff involved in facilitating employment transitions.

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