Managing My Career

The Managing My Career series of workshops provides information and resources to assist employees with effectively managing their career progression at Notre Dame. Participation is encouraged to increase productivity in your current role as well as develop a strategic plan for future opportunities at the University.

Managing My Career: Assessment & Research

Tues., Jan. 12 and Tues., Jan. 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (both days) OR
Tues., Mar. 22 and Tues., Apr. 5 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (both days)
Facilitator: LaTonia Ferguson, Human Resources*

In this two-part workshop, we will focus on the first stage of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will complete several assessments and activities that will assist in the identification of personal interests, professional aspirations and lifestyle needs. Participants will: review/learn the policies and resources available through Career Services @ ND; complete various assessments and checklists to help them identify and clarify career interests, values, and needs; identify and utilize career research tools to help narrow and define true interests.
Completion of this course is a pre-requisite for individual career coaching and consulting, and is also a pre-requisite for Managing my Career: Deciding and Setting Career Goals.

Managing My Career: Deciding & Setting Career Goals

Tues., Feb. 23, 9:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m. OR
Tues., Apr. 19, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Facilitator: LaTonia Ferguson, Human Resources*

This in-depth workshop focuses on the second stage of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will identify and apply specific resources that may assist in setting SMART goals to achieve desired career development outcomes. Match your interests and skills profile to suitable careers for use in creating your own Career Action Plan. Participants will: review assessment results, and decide on top 3-5 career areas/positions of interest; set realistic and manageable career goals following the SMART goal technique; complete a Career Action Plan."
Completion of this course is a pre-requisite for Managing my Career: Taking Action

Managing My Career: Taking Action

Tues., Mar. 15, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. OR
Thurs., May 3, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Facilitator: LaTonia Ferguson, Human Resources*

Completion of Managing My Career: Deciding & Setting Career Goals is a pre-requisite for this workshop. This in-depth workshop focuses on the third stage of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will create a strategic marketing plan on how to sell their knowledge, skills, and abilities on resumes, cover letters, and in their networking & interview techniques. Participants will: review the job search process and resources available at Notre Dame; identify strategies to help tailor their marketing materials to identified career interests; prepare a professional ‘elevator’ speech to use in networking or interview situations


For more information about the Managing My Career learning series or other career services for Notre Dame staff, contact LaTonia Ferguson at 574-631-5900 or LatoniaFerguson@nd.edu.