University of Wisconsin–Madison

2019 Schedule

7:30–8:30 am Check-in
8:30–9:15 am Welcome remarks and keynote presentation
9:30–10:30 am Breakout Sessions
10:45–11:45 am Breakout Sessions
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch & Resource Fair
1:15–2:15 pm Breakout Sessions
2:30–3:30 pm Breakout Sessions

Conference Program (PDF)

2019 Breakout Sessions

2019 Breakout Sessions

Time Varsity Hall I
Second Floor
Marquee Theater
Second Floor
Third Floor
Third Floor
Third Floor
Third Floor
9:30–10:30 am Connecting the Dots: Designing Life & Career Luck is the Residue of Design: Focusing on the skills you have (or want) and the things you need in life to get lucky in your career change No More Rejections! Write a Resume that Pops! Tapping Into the Four Tendencies at Work “I’m retiring…now what?” Talk with a Career Professional
10:45–11:45 am Beyond the PVL: Determining if Positions are Right for You Sorting out Your Needs: Understanding Values Better Networking: Advancing Career and Life with Real Connections Strategies for integrating transferable or “soft” skills into your training programs Professional Paths for Research Staff at UW–Madison Talk with a Career Professional
1:15–2:15 pm Decoding Decision-making: Cultivating a toolkit for less regret Building on Your Strengths Using Appreciative Inquiry Smart GAINs Find Your Super Powers Do the job before getting the job: a practical guide to jump-starting your career at UW–Madison Talk with a Career Professional
2:30–3:30 pm Conference Debrief Discussion Stayin’ Alive: Will More Education Keep Me Afloat? Find Your Super Powers Career and Development Conversations: Helping Managers Help You Talk with a Career Professional

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