October 2018 | Reflect, Check, Next: 30 Day Challenge to Own Your Career and Life After College on Instagram
We designed this 30-day challenge to offer quick, daily action items and resources to help you to reflect on where you are personally and professionally, to check in with your mentors and advisers and gather feedback, and ultimately to own what comes next in your career. Follow us on Instagram @LifeAfterWake to see these daily posts.
Each Wednesday in October 2018, we offered a series of FREE online webinars. To listen to these recorded webinars, click on the images below and use the password ReflectCheckNext2018.
Do The Work: Take Ownership for Your Career After College
As you think about what comes next in your career path, let’s spend some time thinking about what it means to Do The Work – to get the experience needed to explore your career interests, build up your skill set, and leverage your current job role to help you move forward.
We explore the first chapter of Five For Your First Five: Own Your Career and Life After College, including identifying disconnects and challenges unique to the move from college to work and how to address them, discovering your why (and why it matters so much), and identifying 10 keys to Doing the Work (effectively) so you can begin to Own Your Career (immediately).
Build a Life: Create the Life You Want After College
In this webinar, we talk about what it means to define your balance, strategies for managing time, well-being, and finances, and how to redefine failure for more effective decision-making.
We explore topics from the second chapter of Five For Your First Five: Own Your Career and Life After College.
Create Community: Live Where You Live
In this webinar, we discuss what it means to “live where you live,” understand how to create effective connections with both strong and weak ties, and identify the 6 types of people you need in your network.
We explore topics from the third chapter of Five For Your First Five: Own Your Career and Life After College.
Practice Reflection: Gather Data for Informed Decision-Making
In this webinar, we discuss strategies to gather effective data, the importance of developing your EQ, and 5 key questions to help you to navigate organizational politics.
Own What’s Next: Navigate Change and Create a Plan
In this final webinar, we discuss the value of playing the long game, both personally and professionally. Also, we identify three strategies to navigate personal and professional change and how to create a plan to own what’s next.
We explore the fifth chapter of Five For Your First Five: Own Your Career and Life After College.