Your Best Team – featuring Magdalena Blasiak, BA’99

Webinar - Your Best Team: What does it take to succeed? Featuring Magdalena Blasiak, BA'99. Sponsored by Manulife

Who runs the world? Teams! At the heart of any organization you will find people. And what do people do? They work together on projects and initiatives. In this webinar, we will explore concepts of team development, teaming virtually and how any team can move from dysfunction into function.

Working in the Age of Automation: Myths and Realities, featuring Viet Vu, BA’16, MSc

Webinar - Working in the Age of Automation: Myths and Realities, featuring Viet Vu, BA'16, MSc (LSE). Sponsored by Manulife.

In this webinar, Viet Vu, BA’16, MSc, a researcher from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, will help you understand the impact of automation to Canadian workers and economy and will demystify myths surrounding automation: what it is, how it happens, and what it means for the future of work.

Viet will address some of the biggest fears and misconceptions of automation and will focus on what actions each of us can take to ensure we maximize the benefits of automation for all.

Thriving in the Workplace featuring Miranda Massie, BA’08

Webinar - Thrive in the Workplace: Understanding Stress, Burnout and the Importance of Workplace Wellbeing, featuring Miranda Massie, BA'08. Sponsored by Manulife

Maintaining a successful career is so much more than landing the perfect position. A prosperous worklife also involves self-management, skill development and ongoing resilience. Building this resilience begins with self-awareness and knowledge.

Join Miranda Massie, BA’08, Health Promotion Specialist at the University of British Columbia, for this informative session on stress, burnout and workplace wellbeing. Participants will learn about the relevance of workplace wellbeing to overall health (individual and organizational). They will gain an understanding of the stress response and how to recognize stress in themselves. Participants will take away knowledge about burnout and effective coping strategies to support successful and sustainable careers.

Say YES to Success featuring Dr. Pedro Cortina, MEd’06

Say "Yes" to Success, featuring Dr. Pedro Cortina, MEd'06

Have you ever noticed how often we create barriers to our own success? Whether it’s caused by self-doubt, negative anticipation, or a general feeling that things are not going our way, a negative mindset can lead us to hold back, doubt our own potential, and sabotage our career success. In this webinar, Dr. Pedro Cortina, Managing Partner at the Innerland Institute, will lead us on an exploration of the ways to identify and transform these self-made obstacles into clear and actionable opportunities.

Worlds Collide: Social Change and Finance featuring Andrea Barrios, BCom’10

Webinar - Worlds Collide: Social Change and Finance, featuring Andrea Barrios, BCom'10 - Sponsored by Manulife

There is a new movement capturing the attention of mainstream investors as an emergence of a new set of financing solutions – spurred by innovative collaborations between public and private sectors – have overcome traditional barriers to channel private investment for environmental and social good.

Join Andrea Barrios, BCom’10, Innovative Finance Analyst at the Rockefeller Foundation, live from New York City and learn how you can leverage your career and find new opportunities in this emerging space.

Similar but Different: Tips and Tricks for Living and Working in the United States featuring Barney Ellis-Perry, BA’87

Webinar - Similar but Different: Tips and tricks for living and working in the United States with Barney Ellis-Perry, BA'87

Moving to the US can be daunting but rewarding. Join UBC alumnus, Barney Ellis-Perry, BA’87, reporting live from LA, for a conversation covering five topics everyone needs to consider: legal, financial, social, work culture and health care.

Participants will leave the session with a list of key questions they need to ask their future employer, their other half, and themselves before they look south.

Cover Letters that Connect by alumni UBC

Webinar: Cover Letters that Connect. Sponsored by Manulife.

Never underestimate the power of a well-written cover letter. This webinar will give you the strategies to craft a cover letter that stands out and makes an authentic connection.

Dealing with the Dollars featuring Natasha Jeshani, BA’05

Webinar - Dealing with the Dollars: The HR Insider Guide to Talking About Money During the Job Search. Featuring Natasha Jeshani, BA'05

Talking about money can be one of the most challenging aspects of a job search. In this webinar, UBC alumna, HR & Recruitment Consultant and author Natasha Jeshani, BA’05 guides you through the process of how to have effective money conversations and provides valuable negotiation strategies.

Stepping Up to Leadership featuring Katherine Lazaruk, BEd’95

Stepping up to leadership: How to leverage your professional presence for career advancement

Professional presence is a key factor in career advancement. Join UBC alumna Katherine Lazaruk to learn strategies to leverage your presence to help you move into leadership, and gain insights on what successful leaders have in common and how to develop your own leadership style.