From Invisible to Invincible - Career Advancement Success
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From Invisible to Invincible - Career Advancement Success

Learn proven, actionable career advancement strategies and get the opportunities that you deserve.
4.7 (13 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
606 students enrolled
Created by Dianne Shaddock
Last updated 3/2016
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how to take a more strategic and thoughtful approach towards your career development and advancement.
  • Obtain a solid knowledgebase about what career advancement really means and clear steps on how you can apply this knowledge to your work environment.
  • Learn to identify and avoid common mistakes and missteps that will derail your career advancement
  • You will understand the importance of taking charge of your career instead of taking the more common passive approach that most people take.
  • Get real life, proven tips and strategies that will catapult you from 'invisible' to 'invincible' . Become a career advancement superstar!
  • *** Can't get to your computer to view the course video? No worries! Download the MP3 versions of the entire course. Listen while on the go! Or, read the PDF versions of each lecture. No need to take notes! ***
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  • Computer and Internet Access
  • No Previous Knowledge Required
What Does Career Advancement Really Mean?  How Do You Effectively Grow Your Career?  How Do You Get Noticed?

The career advancement training course, "From Invisible to Invincible: Career Advancement Success" will help you to get out of the shadows and take charge of your career.  This training course will cover:

  • The true meaning of career advancement.  Hint: It doesn't always mean, "moving up the ranks".
  • Why self-assessment is an important piece of your career advancement journey.
  • The common mistakes that many make that derail their career advancement and how you can avoid these traps.
  • How you can take charge of your career by taking ownership and taking action.
  • How perceptions that your colleagues and managers have of you can stall your career - or, make your career aspirations come grinding it to a halt.
  • How everyday cultural influences can curtail your career advancement - and how to prevent this from happening.
  • What managers really look for when they’re ready to groom and promote their staff, versus what you think they're looking for - and how to use this knowledge to your advantage.
  • Actionable and proven tips and strategies for job seekers and employees alike that will take you from 'invisible' to 'invincible' and jump start your career trajectory.
  • And there's even more practical insights that can be gleaned from this self-directed career training course...

The Proof Is In The Pudding! Here's What Participants Think About My Career Advancement Training Course:

Howard Chan

A Great Refreshing New Perspective on Career Advancement
This is really a great course for everyone who wants to advance in their careers. I always thought that career success is always about climbing the corporate ladder but after this course, I realized that it's really all about taking opportunities that suit you best... not necessarily being paid more or getting to be called "Sir" by everyone in the workplace. Thank you for this lecture.. really helps in understanding how to approach each and every career opportunity.

Pamela Jean

In a Career Transition
Forced to look outside my chosen profession for employment, I am in the process of getting a PMP certification, to better position myself in the marketplace. I feel well equipped and more at ease after taking this course. One of many key things for me was taking the time to fill out the "Self-Assessment" download that the instructor provides. My goals are clear now and I feel confident that I'll achieve them!

Edward Lee

Each lecture was extremely informative. I was able to get added insight regarding issues that I'm already aware of. I viewed all thirteen lectures and there are two sections that I concentrated on specifically, such as  #4-Pitfalls That Stall Your Career Advancement and #6-What You Should Know - Tips From An HR Insider. Overall, I am very impressed with the wealth of information given in this series regarding today's workplace.

Josephine L. Corbin

Course Utilization
This course is concise, to the point, and written at a level that those wishing to further their careers can walk away armed with precise knowledge. Based on the number of people who have been unemployed this course would be a great training tool that could (and should) be utilized somehow in career centers such as Job Net.

Who is the target audience?
  • It's the career training course for anyone who is new to the workplace, or who wants to be proactive and learn the best strategies that will help you with your career advancement goals.
  • Feeling stuck in a rut when it comes to career development and advancement? This career training course will help to re-energize your efforts!
  • The training course, "From Invisible to Invincible..." will give job seekers or those re-entering the workforce insights and strategies that will keep you one step ahead of the competition.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
Course Outline
1 Lecture 02:44
This session highlights what you'll learn through the series of courses. 
Preview 02:44
Understanding and Eliminating Old Beliefs That Block Career Success
3 Lectures 10:15
In this lecture, I'll share:
  • What specific beliefs and practices are hindering your career advancement.
  • The key attributes that people possess that help them to advance in their careers.
  • The traits of those employees who aren’t as successful with their career advancement goals.
Preview 03:00

In this lecture, I'll cover:
  • The specific traits and actions that directly contribute to career advancement.
Preview 02:54

In this lecture, you’ll learn:
•   The specific traits of employees for whom career advancement seems elusive because of a lack of understanding or awareness of the types of success factors that will support them in obtaining their career goals.

Preview 04:21

Let's review a few key takeaways in this section.  Respond by answering "True" or "False" to the next series of questions.

Section 2 Review
3 questions
Taking Control of Your Destiny
3 Lectures 20:55
In this lecture, you’ll learn:
•   The importance of recognizing and understanding your personal goals, strengths, and weaknesses through honest and thoughtful self-evaluation.

Self-Assessment: The Keys To The Kingdom

In this lecture, I’ll discuss what it really means to take charge of your career by taking ownership.

I’ll also share some of the common concerns that employees and job candidates consistently encounter that that impede their advancement.

Taking Charge of Your Career Development By Taking Ownership

I’ll share very specific, step-by-step suggestions that will help you to get closer to your career development and advancement goals.

I’ll also share an easy to remember career advancement formula that I developed that will help you to remember how to think about and execute a career advancement strategy in the workplace.

Lastly, I’ll also be sharing my own real-life example of how this strategy has helped me to advance in my career. 
A Step-By-Step Roadmap To Kick-Start Your Career Advancement Goals

Time to review a few key takeaways in this section.  Respond by answering "True" or "False".

Section 3 Review
3 questions
Pitfalls That Stall Your Career Advancement
3 Lectures 22:33
This lecture will cover how your actions can negatively impact your career advancement based on your colleagues’ and manager's view of you.  

How Perceptions Can Make Or Break Your Career Advancement

In this lecture, I'll cover:

  • The definition of workplace drama
  • Provide examples of workplace drama
  • Discuss how these behaviors derail your career  aspirations
Workplace Drama = Career Killer

In this lecture, I'll discuss how our early experiences starting from childhood and our social environment can influence how we interact with others in the workplace, and how this in turn can positively or negatively affect your career advancement.

I'll also share tips on how to counteract any influences that can negatively impact your career development.

How Cultural Influences Can Impact Your Career

Here's another quiz to test your knowledge.  Respond by answering "True" or "False".
Section 4 Review
4 questions
Stand Out and Get Noticed
1 Lecture 02:01
In this session, I'll share with you a quick laundry list of some common mistakes made by employees and job seekers that you'll want to avoid. 

Be sure to read the details about why these common missteps can hinder your career advancement by downloading the course supplement material.
Quick Tips: A Laundry List of Common Mistakes That Trip Up Employees and Job Seekers

Let's review the previous section.  Respond by answering "True" or "False".
Section 5 Review
4 questions
What You Should Know - Tips From An HR Insider
1 Lecture 10:25
In this lecture, I'll give you helpful, career advancing advice as viewed through the lens of HR and hiring managers.
Advice From a HR Insider: Viewing Career Advancement Through A Different Lens

Review time!  Respond by answering "True" or "False".

Section 6 Review
3 questions
1 Lecture 01:01
Wrap Up
About the Instructor
Dianne Shaddock
4.7 Average rating
13 Reviews
606 Students
1 Course
HR, Leadership and Career Advancement Expert

I'm a human resources professional who loves to share my knowledge with anyone interested in learning more about employment best practices;  regardless of whether you are a manager or an employee.  

I have extensive knowledge in:

  • Career Advancement
  • Hiring
  • Employee Management and Leadership
  • Dealing with Difficult Employee and Workplace Issues
  • Workplace Policies and Procedures
  • Performance Reviews
  • Training
  • Diversity and Inclusion

I'm the President and Founder of Easy Small Business HR, an online resource on employee hiring and managing tips for supervisors, or those new to HR or management. We also offer advice for employees.

I produce a podcast called Employee Hiring and Managing Tips on iTunes and I have an employee management video channel on YouTube .

I'm also an author and I've published two employment guides available on Amazon:

How To Supervise: What Your Boss Never Told You Before You Took The Job

How To Find and Hire The Best Employees

I have extensive experience in social media for business and recruitment and have several blogs that I manage based on my specialized interests:

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Be sure to follow me on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.