Keys to Success

A Leadership for Life Series

Join the Student Life and Career Development department for our Keys to Success leadership series which will help you navigate the workplace. This year, we will be focusing on basic needs and communication during the fall semester and self-care and professionalism during the spring semester. These sessions are designed to provide you with tools that can help you be successful in your career. 

Recorded Sessions

Workplace Professionalism Panel

This session will focuses on professionalism in the workplace with HTC alumni and community partners/employers. Our panelists will cover how professionalism is defined personally and within their workplace. This will also include a series of questions focused on tips, tricks, and insights of how to be your own professional. 

Session Recording  After viewing the session, complete the session survey.

 

Workplace Basic Needs

We will kick off the academic year with a session about basic needs in the workplace. Our special guest speaker will feature Hennepin Technical College's Assistant Director of Human Resources, Daniel Le Guen-Schmidt who will be talking about searching for a job, negotiating salary, navigating a career change and important skills needed in a job. 

Session Recording  After viewing the session, complete the session survey.

Workplace Communication

This session will focus on communication in the workplace. We will be talking about the best practices for communication, appropriate communication with colleagues, the use of social media accounts, understanding background differences in communication styles, and adjusting to different styles of communication.

Session Recording  After viewing the session, complete the session survey.

Workplace Self-care

This third session will focus on self-care in the workplace. Adjusting to the environment of a new or changing workplace can challenging. It’s important to take care of yourself while balancing multiple responsibilities inside and outside of the workplace. We want to share helpful self-care tips to make you successful while in the workplace.

Session Recording  After viewing the session, complete the session survey.

Financial Wellness

Demitri McGee is a certified financial coach/trainer, scholar, and youth community leader. Mr. McGee has worked with Build Wealth as a youth director/financial coach over the last three years, assisting over 100 families with financial budgeting, saving, credit rebuilding and homebuyer preparation. As a supplement to research and practice, Mr. McGee engages in the community by hosting local art shows for youth that elicits a safe place or outlet that allows for freedom of expression, social networking and community building. All three facets work together in helping underserved communities break down barriers that have hindered generations before them by promoting connectedness, creative control, financial freedom and entrepreneurship.

During the session, Mr. McGee will focus on Credit (What is Credit? How do you build credit? How to reduce debt) and Student Loans (loan types and repayment options).

Session Recording  After viewing the session, complete the session survey.

 

For more information about resources available to you, email slcd@hennepintech.edu 

 

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