Tag: Career management

Book and Movie List for Finance Professionals

The world of finance has gone through many great challenges and crises in the modern history, which plenty of authors have written about. This finance book and movie list is recommended by Tracey McVicar, one of UBC Sauder's faculty advisory board members who is currently the Managing Partner at CAI Capital Management Co.

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Virtual Career Chats

Don't miss out on this chance to chat with UBC career development professionals and alumni from all around the world! Have your career questions answered while expanding your network -- all online, from any device.

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The Birkman Method Assesment for UBC Sauder Alumni

The Birkman Method is the only assessment that measures an individual’s underlying Needs, which, when fulfilled, provide the comfort and motivation for you to be productive and satisfied in your career and life by combing behavioural and occupational data into one assessement.  The Birkman Method is distinct because it taps into what an individual believes about “most people” around them, providing a unique glimpse into your perception of both yourself and others.  There are many factors that affect a person’s career performance and satisfaction.

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RED Academy Discounts - Spring & Summer 2017

RED Academy would like to extend their Friends and Family pricing to all UBC Sauder students and alumni. Receive $250 off any Foundation or Essentials Course and $500 off any Professional or Full Stack Course (Spring or Summer 2017 courses only). Contact the admissions team for details. 

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Free Online Finance Courses for UBC Sauder Alumni - Corporate Finance Institute

UBC Sauder alumni can get free access to the following finance courses:

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Making It Work! Best Practices for Managing Maternity Leaves

Women make up approximately 50% of Canada’s labour force. Of the working women who do become mothers, 90% will take a maternity leave. However, 36% of new mothers feel that taking maternity leave negatively impacts their opportunity for promotions, career development and career progression.

This webinar is for anyone who employs, leads, manages, trains, coaches or otherwise supports mothers in the workplace, including adoptive, pregnant and parenting women.

Key Takeaways:

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Pitfalls in Negotiating Employment Contracts

Knowledge is power! Written employment agreements are primarily designed to limit the employer’s liability if it decides to end the relationship as well as minimize the impact of your departure on its business. This webinar is for anyone who is in an employment relationship or will be in the future. Understanding your rights in the workplace is not simply a good idea, it is essential. Even if you have already signed a contract, we will help you understand how you can negotiate a better one in the future (once you get that promotion or move on to the next employer).  

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Career Happiness: Practical strategies to professional flourishing

This webinar will break through career happiness myths and share some practical (and fun) ways to discover what is central to professional flourishing.
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5 Things you need to know to retire early

In this webinar, you learn about the challenges people face when working to retire early, and five quick – but key – tips on getting to your favorite spot on the beach as quickly as possible after having left a legacy in your career.
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4 Questions that'll help you decide if you should relocate for work

The Muse
Author: Kat Boogaard

So, you’re considering relocating for a job. Whether your current employer wants to send you off to a new location or you’re debating accepting an opportunity with a brand new company, you’re weighing your options when it comes to packing up your life and heading off to uncharted territory. Identifying the pros and cons of relocation can leave you tossing and turning at night. Here are four questions to ask yourself before making the move.

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