Embracing Career Transition

Career Webinar
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
12 – 1 p.m. MST

It is estimated that individuals will experience approximately five to seven career changes over their working life and approximately 51 per cent of working Canadians change jobs as frequently as every two years.

Career transition is a normal part of career development and, in the job market of today, being resilient to change is a critical skill. Adapting and learning to move with the market, along with maintaining self-care, is key.

Whether you’re considering a career change or looking to remain competitive within your current career path, this webinar will explore ways for you to enhance your development and bolster your career.

You will learn:

  • key factors proven to help you find work during career transitions;
  • how to identify and leverage opportunities to enhance your career success;
  • how to orient and reframe yourself in times of change;
  • practical tips to kick the fear-of-change habit and design your next steps; and
  • valuable resources to further support you.

Meet the experts

Martina Payette, BA’89, NCC, PCC
Martina Payette’s love of people and conversations and her optimism have been integral parts of her interest in how we develop work-life satisfaction. Her 26 years in career development includes 20 years with UCalgary, including the Haskayne School of Business Career Centre and Career Services teams. She’s active in the “gig economy” as a career strategist and executive coach, career-transition consultant and owner of BEing U Coaching. She’s also worked with Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge and VelvetJobs. Her specialty is creating and delivering work-life satisfaction and career transition learning and coaching programs for individuals, small-business teams and community organizations, along with personalized one-on-one career-strategy coaching.

April Dyrda, BA’14, MSc’18
April Dyrda is a recent graduate and double alumna of the University of Calgary, with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a Master of Science in counselling psychology. Her education and research background focused on the career preparedness of higher learners, investigating how individuals can best approach and navigate change in their careers and in their workplaces. She is a Registered Provisional Psychologist and workplace consultant, specializing in career development and transition.

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