How to Grow Your Career in a Virtual World – Key Takeaways from Amplify Oshkosh December Coffee Clutch

How to Grow Your Career in a Virtual World – Key Takeaways from Amplify Oshkosh December Coffee Clutch
Post by Caitlin Macwilliams |
on December 21, 2020 |
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How to Grow Your Career in a Virtual World – Key Takeaways from Amplify Oshkosh December Coffee Clutch

Jenni Molash (PHR, SHRM-CP), Regional HR Leader at US Venture, led our conversation and presented ideas about how to grow your career in 2020’s world of virtual workplaces and meeting spaces that all coffee clutch participants could discuss and build from.  Here’s a quick summary of what our coffee clutch found valuable:

You can’t over communicate –

Employers and employees

  • Take your opportunity to shine at virtual events.
  • Keep your leader informed on what you are up to and ask for development and growth projects.
  • Check in regularly with your team – with extra emphasis on new team members.

Job seekers

  • Take your opportunity to shine at virtual events.
  • Ask questions that help connect you to solving employer’s problems.
  • Dress for success and be aware of your non-verbal communication.

 

Be Intentional –
  • Build your network.
  • Thinking about the next step in your career journey.
  • Onboard new team members with extra care and attention.
  • Do your research.
  • Critically think through the objective you are trying to achieve.
  • Act with purpose.

 

Embrace the Environment– We are in a world of a lot of change
  • Take a step back to reimagine and refocus how you will navigate for maximum impact in our new reality.
  • Ensure your team is aware of any change in priorities.

 

 

Thank you to our Annual Sponsors for supporting Amplify Oshkosh –

Platinum Sponsors: Oshkosh Area School District, Oshkosh Corporation and Smart IS International

Gold Sponsors: Bank First, Fox Valley Technical College and Stellar Blue Technologies

Silver Sponsors: Change Management and Wipfli LLP

Article by: Tina Schuelke, Change Management

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