Boost your Career! Tips for Graduates & Stuck Professionals
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Boost your Career! Tips for Graduates & Stuck Professionals

This is the stuff they didn't teach in school... Learn about small changes that dramatically impact career progression!
4.4 (18 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.
46 students enrolled
Created by Carla Howard
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Incorporate behaviors that create executive presence
  • Recognize and fix behaviors that are holding you back
  • Implement small changes that have a big impact on perception
  • Increase your level of influence
  • Increase your promotability and professionalism
  • Develop a personal brand that fuels your career progression
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Requirements
  • The desire to learn behaviors that will increase your professional presence and promotability
  • A printer: If you'd like to have a hardcopy of the Tips Sheets or the Mentor Assessment
  • A computer that is connected to the internet (videos are not downloadable)
Description

Are you a new graduate entering the corporate world? Do you wonder what isn't taught in school that you need to know to be successful? Are you a professional who feels unfulfilled or stuck in your career, frustrated over being passed over for promotions, or ignored when expressing your ideas? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are in the right place! Many times, people are completely unaware of the behaviors and choices that hold them back for realizing their full potential. The great news is that small changes in behavior often make significant changes in perception!

During this course, you will learn how to:

  • Incorporate behaviors that create executive presence
  • Recognize and fix behaviors that are holding you back
  • Implement small changes that have a big impact on perception
  • Increase your level of influence
  • Develop a personal brand that fuels your career progression

Tip Sheets available for download include:

  • Build Your Brand (Lecture 2)
  • Cultivate Confidence (Lecture 8)
  • Raise Your Level of Influence (Lecture 12)
  • Increase Promotability (Lecture 17)
  • Mentor Assessment (Lecture 20)

Join me to learn how to move your career forward with purpose, confidence, and grace!

Who is the target audience?
  • Graduates looking for advice on how to be successful in the business world
  • Young professionals interested in learning simple behavior changes that positively impact perception
  • Experienced professionals who feel stuck in their career progression
  • People who are ready to take purposeful action toward building their personal brand
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
01:03:01
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Introduction & Welcome
1 Lecture 01:51
  • Topics covered in this course
  • What you can expect from the instructor
  • Meet Carla
Preview 01:51
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Build Your Brand
6 Lectures 19:04
  • How personal brands are built
  • Considerations for creating your brand
  • Download Available: Build Your Brand Checklist
Preview 01:19

  • Tips for the business casual work environment
  • Keeping it classy - Clothing mistakes to avoid
Business Casual - Keeping it Classy
02:20

  • Handshake "Dos and Don'ts"
It's a HandSHAKE
01:44

  • Vocal habits that reduce credibility
Voice Mistakes
02:43

  • LinkedIn Tips
  • Mistakes to avoid
Preview 07:47

  • Tips for removing yourself from negative conversations
  • The danger of silence
Don't Drive the Get-Away Car!
03:11
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Cultivate Confidence
4 Lectures 13:36
  • The effects of negative self-talk
  • Managing the negative voice inside your head
  • Download Available: Cultivate Confidence Checklist
Banish Negative Self-Talk
04:19

  • Tips for navigating emotional conversations
  • How to help others when they are feeling emotional
Managing Emotions (and sometimes tears) at work
01:57

  • How to accept praise with grace
  • Praising others
Accepting Compliments & Thanking Others
02:42

  • How to avoid mistakes (typically) made by professional women
  • Coaching topics for leaders of professional women
Tips for the Professional Woman & Leaders of Professional Women
04:38
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Raise Your Level of Influence
5 Lectures 09:15
  • Why good surprises are bad
  • Impact of surprise to your credibility
  • Download Available: Raise Your Level of Influence Checklist
Good Surprise? No Such Thing!
01:50

  • How to build trust
  • Small actions that increase your level  of influence
Be a Gift Giver & Keep Promises
01:49

  • Finding ways to say "yes" to requests for assistance
  • Tips for scoping expectations
Frame the Opportunity
02:00

  • The danger of being "busy"
  • Why "busy" is bad
  • Alternatives to "being busy"
Busy is the New Stupid
02:16

  • The importance of supporting others
  • Building trust through colaboration
Help Others Shine!
01:20
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Increase Promotability
3 Lectures 08:03
  • The negative impact of "sorry"
  • Alternate phrases to achieve what you really want
  • Download Available: Increase Promotability Checklist
Sorry, Sorry, Sorry
02:27

  • How being too helpful damages your brand
  • Tips on how to gracefully decline a service role
Barista?... or Colleague?
02:20

  • Phrases and words to remove from your vocabulary, and replacement options
  • Removing emotion from conversations
Speak with Confidence
03:16
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Design Your Support Team
3 Lectures 08:00
  • Learn the difference between a sponsor, coach, and mentor
  • Determine which of these support people is needed to move your career forward
Sponsor? Coach? or Mentor?
03:45

  • Tips on how to get comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • Understand how your reaction to feedback impacts perception
Get Comfortable with Feedback
02:21

  • How being a mentor creates career growth
  • Tips on how to be a great mentor
Need a Mentor? Be a Mentor.
01:54
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Bringing it All Together
2 Lectures 03:12
  • Learn why working harder won't advance your career
  • Tips on how to change the way you work to achieve career goals
What to do when working harder isn't working
02:42

Congratulations!
00:30
About the Instructor
Carla Howard
4.5 Average rating
62 Reviews
166 Students
4 Courses
The Professional Woman's Mentor

Carla has served as a trusted advisor and mentor for over two decades. Her background includes experience leading successful transformational change, coaching professionals to achieve their personal and business goals, and gracefully navigating office politics. She understands the challenges facing professionals in the workplace today, and is passionate about helping her clients take charge of their careers by becoming more strategic thinkers.