Please note this session is being hosted by the Nova Scotia Provincial Library as well.

Taking Your Career to the Next Level

Instructor: Caitlin Williams, President, Successful Working Women and Work Matters, Inc.

Whether you're new to the field or a seasoned professional, this jam-packed session will help you focus on how you can use career savvy skills to enhance your professional growth. It is appropriate for those seeking employment in the field, those in the early stages of their career, as well as those who have been in the field a number of years and wish to stretch themselves toward advancement and/or growth. If you're looking for ways to energize your career, this program is for you.

March 23, 2005
4 - 5 pm Eastern time


April 25, 2005
4 - 5 pm Eastern time

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    1.      Have an increased awareness of career options.
    2.      Understand a career model that can be applied to your personal career circumstances.
    3.      Determine what you'll need to do to grow your career.
    4.      Map out a plan for moving forward.

    1.      Complete a mini self-assessment to determine where you are in your own career growth right now.
    2.      Learn why it's so important to create a direction for yourself, career-wise.
    3.      Learn four key career competencies for getting more out of your career.
    4.      Consider ways to share a career path for yourself that truly works for you.
    5.      Experience a scenario-planning exercise to help you create such a path.
    6.      Develop your own Personal Action Plan.
    7.      Identify specific next steps for moving in the direction you truly want to go professionally.


 Audio session, accompanied by handouts.


 Member: $48.00 + GST
Non-Member: $68.00 + GST
 Fees include telephone connection, all long-distance charges and allows for multiple people to participate in one location.

Instructor Biography

 Caitlin Williams, President of Successful Working Women Inc. and Work Matters, Ohio. Caitlin holds a doctoral degree in counseling psychology from Kent State University and she has been in the field of career development for over twenty years. Caitlin designs and delivers career and professional development for business, industry, education and professional services organizations across the US and Canada. She has done numerous sessions at OLA's Super Conferences in the past. Caitlin's areas of expertise and interest include women's career development, future trends in the workplace and boomer lifestyle issues. Over the last ten years, Caitlin has researched the factors that help women succeed in the workplace in healthy ways. From her research, she has developed a popular teaching model, and her book, based on this work, The Successful Woman's Guide to Working Smart; Ten Strengths That Matter Most, was published by Davies-Black in September 2001.


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