In today's competitive workplace, experience has shown that technical competence alone is not enough to sustain career viability. The competitive edge for career success is technical skill empowered and enhanced by key adaptive skills. These adaptive skills provide the ability to become independent, to get connected, and to anticipate the future. The integration of technical and adaptive skills adds value to any job situation. The need for these skills is universal throughout the workforce. Seminar topics include:
New Career Patterns for Geoscientists in the 21st Century Workforce
Becoming Independent: Surfing the Waves of Change
Becoming Connected: with an Introduction to the 'New Science of Networks'
Gaining Access and Building Influence: Universal Requirements for Success
Virtual and Distributed Teams: How Teams Work (or Don't Work) Today
Self-Discovery: How Personal Values Influence the Ability to Change
Anticipating the Future: Creating Personal Career Scenarios for Success.
Registration includes a seminar notebook with texts, illustrations, recommended readings, and exercises.