Designing Your Career Future: A Guided Tour of Self-Assessment
Presenter: Caroline Dowd-Higgins, Director of Career & Professional Development, Indiana University Maurer School of Law; Author; Radio Host
Savvy professionals design their career destiny so it doesn’t happen by default. From planning a growth strategy in your organization to reigniting your career passion in the role you already have, satisfaction relies heavily on playing to your strengths and honoring your professional values. This session will empower you to take a closer look at your values, interests, personality, and skills and how they play a factor in your career gratification. Give yourself permission to map your personal strategy for success by focusing on self-assessment so you can be more in control of your career trajectory.
Caroline Dowd-Higgins authored the book and maintains the blog: This Is Not the Career I Ordered®. As Director of Career & Professional Development and Adjunct Faculty at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, she coaches law students on how to prepare for the realities of the world-of-work in the legal arena and beyond. She also maintains an active private practice coaching individuals and corporate clients. She speaks nationally on professional development topics specializing in the success of women in the workforce. She writes for the Huffington Post, America Online, CNN Money, and More magazine online in addition to a column for The Chronicle newspaper. The host of “Career Coach Caroline,” a weekly national broadcast on CBS Radio, she is working on a special for public television on career and life empowerment for women. www.carolinedowdhiggins.com
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