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Growing Your Career Workshop

growing-your-career-2021-banner.pngThe Northwestern Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC) is hosting the Growing Your Career Workshop in partnership with Human Resources in July 2021. NUSAC seeks to help support the professional development of university staff by providing opportunities for learning and networking.  Materials from the workshops are posted below.

Keynote: Robin R. Means Coleman, PhD

Be a Career Chief Diversity Officer: Finding Your Spheres of Influence

What's My Next Step?

Not sure what’s next for you but know you want something new, more or different? In this session, participants will be led through a series of activities to broaden options and discern desired next steps or priorities.

What's My Next Step Slide Deck

What's My Next Step Handout, with Activities

Championing Your Career With Confidence

How can you be more proactive in your career growth, from where you sit? In this session, we will discuss opportunities you can step into today, in order to positively advocate for yourself and create your future.

Championing Your Career With Confidence Slide Deck

Championing Your Career With Confidence Toolkit

Mastering the Interview: Informal and Formal

During this session, we will discuss how to make the most of your informal and formal interview and share simple techniques on how to prepare for your upcoming interview. Join us for an interactive session where we will practice your interview skills and using strategies such as the STAR method to make a good impression.

Mastering the Interview Slide Deck

Mastering the Interview Handouts:


Compensation 101

During this session, we will share the University’s pay strategy and how it is influenced by changing environments, labor market conditions and employment demands. Join us for an engaging session, followed by Q&A.

Debunking Myths about Pay