YAAA Career Connections

Career Quote

June 2017Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” (Mark Twain)

January 2017 - “I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.” (Lou Holtz)

November 2016 - “If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.” (Brian Tracy)

Staffing and Career Development Career Tips

June 2017 - Your resume is a picture of you, and not necessarily the job you do.  It is a brief summary of what your role is in the organization in which you work.  If you need three pages to convey relevant information about your skills, qualifications, work history and education, then use them wisely.  It is not necessarily the length of the resume, but the content that is critical in getting the attention of the hiring manager.  Three pages of relevant and well written information is far more valuable than one page of overstated or unclear written work history.  Knowing

Career Terminology

June 2017Career Branding – Helps define who you are, how you are great, and why you should be sought out. Branding is your reputation; branding is a promise of your value to an employer. Branding is about building a name for yourself, showcasing what sets you apart from other job-seekers, and describing the added value you bring to an employer.

Transitioning from C&T/S&M to M&P Panel Discussion Recap

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our workshop, which consisted of panelists from Compensation & Classification, Benefits and Best Practices. There were also representatives on the panel who spoke about their experience transitioning between job categories. 

The purpose of this workshop was to share information about what transitioning from one job category to another involves, provide clarification of the audit process, outline benefits for each job family, and share real life transitioning journeys.