Do you want to know how to create and leverage a strong personal brand to achieve more professional success? alumni UBC has invited alumna Katherine Lazaruk, BEd’95, one of Vancouver’s most sought-after professional presence experts, to offer you her top tips and tricks. In this informative and engaging Lunch n’ Learn webinar, we’ll talk about the science behind first impressions, and the things that might be holding you back from success.
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).
For anyone who wants to break into the finance realm or move up in finance banking, capital markets, and corporate finance etc. Tim will walk you through the technical skills you need and where to learn them, as well as soft skills such as networking, attitude, and communications to have a smooth transition to a career in finance.
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:
An overview of what entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) offers, where alumni can get support, and how to find like-minded people that are part of the UBC entrepreneurial community that you can leverage for guidance and support.
This orientation is part of the 2017 Alumni Mentorship Program. It will prepare mentors and mentees for their roles and help them create effective partnerships. Learn more about:
- Program overview
- What is mentoring?
- How to choose your mentor and mentee
- Building an effective relationship
- Tips for success