We each bring a unique skill set to the workplace; the challenge is defining those skills and determining how to apply them creatively. In this session, learning sciences expert Julia Huprich will share tips and resources to maximize your skills for today’s workplace by leveraging online education and training resources. How can you find your way through the many options available? In her discussion, Julia will highlight the Catcat project, a free educational platform designed to help people around the world build the skills they need to be successful at work using expertly curated content. Whether you’re preparing to enter a new field, joining the workforce after a break, or aspiring to develop your current career, this webinar is for you. What you’ll get from the session: - Tips for new ways to leverage your experience - Expertly curated professional resources - Opportunities to enhance your development journey Julia Huprich is the Vice President of Learning Initiatives at Intellum, an innovative technology company revolutionizing customer education for companies like Google and Facebook; Intellum is also the company behind the Catcat project. A former librarian, she previously worked as the Director of Training and Continuing Education for Georgia's public libraries. She is also a doctoral candidate at Georgia State University, where she’s earning her PhD in the Learning Sciences department.
It was great spending the hour with Stela Lupshor talking about the future of work and learning what organizations and women can do RIGHT NOW to get ready. Stela is Founder and Chair Person of amazing.commuinty. She founded this nonprofit organization as it became increasingly apparent that older women are facing bigger barriers in joining or rejoining the workforce; their experience and wisdom are not as valued in the job market. Her mission in establishing amazing.community is to prepare older women for the modern workplace and expanding their work horizon. Stela is also the founder of Reframe.Work Inc., a consulting firm advising organizations on workplace inclusion in order to bring resiliency and access to talent in an environment disrupted by demographic shifts, technology, value chain disintermediation, and human behavior evolution. Previously she led the analytics function and worked in a variety of management consulting roles at several Fortune 100 companies. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of People Analytics and the Future of Work. Stela holds a diploma in Mathematics and Computer Science from Universitatea de Stat din Moldova. Follow Stela @slupushor and linkedin.com/in/slupushor.
We have so many priorities, we are pulled into so many directions, we accomplish so much and yet, we keep feeling that something is missing. That something is so elusive and we might call it "focus", or "passion", or even "purpose". Regardless of what you call it - how can you find it? More importantly - how can you live it and sustain it long term? Hayley Foster, two-time author, speaker, podcast host and founder of Foster Inc., a consultancy for women-owned businesses, led us in a fun, interactive, inspiring and engaging virtual workshop on finding your passion and bringing more purpose into your life. While viewing this virtual workshop, you will find a word that gives you more clarity and learn some new tools and strategies on how to incorporate them into your day to day life.