Five ways to elevate your career in 2021

The beginning of the new year offers an opportunity for personal and professional growth. But where to begin? Well, how about right here.

1: Reignite your life’s work

Kelley Connors (SPH’89), President of KC Well, guides us through self-reflection and meditation techniques to let go of the past and rediscover our vision for the future. Tap into the process of reigniting your life’s work after many years of success under your belt.

2: Unleash the power of your BU network

With more than 339,000 alumni scattered throughout the globe, the BU network reaches far and wide and it truly is one of your most valuable career resources for Terriers. Jeff Murphy (Questrom’06) and Dan Gardiner (Questrom’20) from BU’s Alumni Career Programs are here to help you understand and leverage the tools at your disposal.

Please note that BU Connects has replaced the Career Advisory Network (CAN).

3: Boost your emotional intelligence

Gregg Ward (CFA’82), Founder & CEO of The Gregg Ward Group, teaches us about the science of Emotional Intelligence. Learn and leverage the six core competencies to effectively drive performance, productivity, and partnership in any kind of situation in any organization.

4: Interview like a boss

Dr. Rose Opengart (CAS’90), President, Interviews That Work provides us with the top 10 job search and interview tips. You’ll learn how to be strategic about your search, answer the toughest interview questions, and ask great questions to land your dream job.

5: Learn how to negotiate your salary

One of the most difficult conversations during the job interview process is compensation. Scott Singer (CAS’93), President, Insider Career Strategies, leads a webinar in learning to negotiate the salary you deserve.

Looking for more? Check out our upcoming career webinars or our on-demand videos.