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  • Career Pathing Seminar-Generations at Work

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    Name: Career Pathing Seminar-Generations at Work
    Date: January 23, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
    Event Description:

    Northwest Missouri State University, in partnership with the Maryville Chamber of Commerce, is again offering a series of presentations featuring professional development topics for students, University employees and area residents during its spring Career Pathing series.
    “Career Pathing opportunities are a great way for student employees and staff to receive professional development on relative topics for positions,” Northwest Coordinator of Student Employment Paula McLain said. “The presenters are experts in their field and provide valuable information.”


    Lauren Schieffer, International Speaker & Author
    High Road Solutions

    For the first time in American history, there are four generations in the workplace. The "old folks" are not obsolete, and the "kids" are not sloppy and lazy. Each brings an important energy and contribution to the team. This fun and interactive session allows you to understand each generation's driving influence and gives you what you need to communicate for greater effectiveness and harmony.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Core characteristics of each of the four generations
    • Influencing factors that create emotional drivers
    • Tips for communicating with and motivating each generation – especially the largest and still growing generation: Millennials.
    J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom
    Northwest Missouri State University
    800 University Drive
    Maryville, MO 
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, January 23rd
    Presentations at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    For more information and to register, community members and Northwest staff and faculty may register online at www.nwmissouri.edu/hr/trainingopps.htm. Students should register online at www.nwmissouri.edu/hr/student/trainingopps.htm.
    Each presentation costs $25 for Maryville Chamber of Commerce members or $40 for non-members. Northwest students and employees may attend the presentations for free, and participating students may advance to new levels of pay and responsibility through Northwest’s Student Employment program.
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