Tag: Self-assessment

How Do I Ask Future Employers for a Raise?

Source: Themuse.com

Dear Recruiter,

I have worked for a large non-profit for roughly five years in a management role. I have quickly moved up the ranks, having been promoted three times during my tenure here. While I love the organization I work for, I've reached a point in my life in which I can no longer afford to stay.

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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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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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Leader Humility: Sign of Weakness or Winning Strategy?

We will discuss the emerging research on leader humility from a business perspective. Drawing from empirical research, our presenter will make the case that humility facilitates more effective learning, communication, and collaboration, ultimately improving relationships and performance in the workplace. 

Key takeaways will be: 

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Funding Your Venture

Join special presenter David Taylor to learn about financing from both the company and investor point of view. Learn about the funding drivers that increase the probability of securing financing. And get tips on the investor presentation and how to pitch the company. 


Presenter: David Taylor is a former founder, CEO and director of an international oil company with extensive global management and commercial experience.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Achieve a Work-Optional Life

Join best-selling author and VP of CIBC Wood Gundy, Maili Wong, to learn how to work smarter, not harder, to achieve financial security and safety. Your investments should be working for you so that a work-optional life is no longer a dream but an achievable reality. 

Attend this webinar to learn: 
- The #1 reason why people don’t reach their full financial potential. 
- Three myths that are keeping you financially poor. 
- How to leverage smart risks can boost your bottom line. 

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How to find a job with the right fit?

Just like the perfect pair of jeans, career success comes from finding the right fit. In this case, you’re looking for fit with what you do, the environment you work in and the people you work with.
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Figuring out your career goals

Do you have a long-term career plan? It can be fairly straightforward to say that in five years you want to be a Director at an International Company. Or that in two years you want to be earning 20% more in salary. However achieving these goals without a plan may not be as easy.
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How to know if a job is right for you?

The interview stage is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the job. Learn some key things to consider when determining if this is the right job for you.

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