What is the difference between an objective and a summary statement at the top of a resume? While the two may seem similar, there is a big difference between the two both in content and perception.
The Training & Education Center has expanded access to online learning for Alameda County employees; you can now learn at times and locations most convenient for you through our user-friendly portal ALCOLearn powered by Skillsoft.
Today’s Question for the Career Coach: What are the basics of career planning? When switching industries, how can you better equip yourself to what seems like starting over?
The Career Coach Says: Career Planning involves a number of basic steps. It starts with a self-assessment to determine your interests, skills, strengths and values.
Today’s Question for the Career Coach: I heard that the Career Essentials course taught in the Training & Education Center has a topic on the importance of reputation at work. Does reputation really make a difference when applying for a new job within the county?
The Career Coach Says: Reputation can be a very important factor. It doesn’t matter what your job is, a good reputation at work is necessary for promotion to a more responsible position.
The Alameda County Community Food Bank distributes nearly three million pounds of food every month and needs volunteers to help bag and sort the food, as well as weed out any rotten or inedible pieces. Last month, the Training & Education Center decided to go help out.
Interactive classes in coaching, having difficult conversations and political savvy may seem like fluff to an employee trying to develop the technical know-how and hard-driving persona that will lead to promotion. But it’s exactly those people skills that make great leaders!
The Master in Public Administration program began at Alameda County six years ago.
Today’s question for the Career Coach: What is your long term career goal? The Career Coach says: I have a two-part answer for you.
Today’s question for the Career Coach: Why is career planning so important? The Career Coach says: If you want to meet your own personal goals, you must take charge of your own career and learn to be creative in your approach to your career.
If you’ve read any business articles in the last few years, you’ve probably come across articles that describe the manager as a coach. You may find that idea a little strange. For most of us, business isn’t a sport—it’s a way to make a living. Learn why if you are a manager, then you are a coach.