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MCDA Hosts Fall Event on Job Seeker Social Networking

December 10th, 2018 No comments

by Jodi Holden   MCDA would like to thank the 34 members and non-members who attended our October 22, 2018 Fall Event, Linked In + Twitter + Hiring Managers = Secret to Helping Job Seekers.  Participants reported enjoying the breadth and depth of the content, exercises, ideas, practical tips and more. We would also like […]

Croonquist Hosts Dec. 19 RoundTable Discussion

November 29th, 2018 No comments

Please join MCDA on Wednesday December 19 in Woodbury, MN, for the last MCDA RoundTable of the year led by our own Carmen Croonquist! Mastering Your Inner Game for Total Confidence As career practitioners, we have the exciting role of partnering with our clients as they reinvent themselves for new opportunities. Unfortunately, many individuals encounter […]

Emotional Intelligence Explored in Multiple RoundTable Events

November 27th, 2018 No comments

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is considered the best predictor of success, even more so than intelligence (IQ). In today’s competitive and uncertain world, EQ competencies are more important than ever to get hired and to move up in an organization. Career practitioners discussed how emotional intelligence affects the job search during multiple events the week […]

Pick Your RoundTable for National Career Development Month

November 8th, 2018 No comments

MCDA RoundTables Across Minnesota National Career Development Week November 12-16, 2018 To honor National Career Development Week, November 12-16, 2018, the Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA) is hosting RoundTable discussions in multiple locations across the state. These informal professional development and networking events will focus on the topic Emotional Intelligence & the Job Search and […]

What Do LinkedIn, Twitter & Hiring Managers Add Up To?

September 26th, 2018 No comments

MCDA’s Fall Event, Monday October 22 at Surly Brewing in Minneapolis will feature a hands-on workshop for career professionals to help job seekers to best use social media to connect with hiring managers. The Social CEO, Jennifer Radke, will lead participants in building skills that will translate into your own professional life as well as […]

Sept. 18 RoundTable: Effectively Coaching Low-Income Job Seekers

September 10th, 2018 Comments off

How we view education and the work world is shaped, in part, by our socioeconomic background. Employment specialists and career advisors are better equipped to help their students and clients meet their goals when the practitioners are aware of their own perspectives, as well as the perspectives and motivations of the people they are helping. […]

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All Career Advisors Welcome at MCDA’s Summer Social Aug 16

August 1st, 2018 No comments

The MCDA Board invites you to a summer social to celebrate a great program year and to kick off the new one! Please join us to meet, greet and network with friends and colleagues in the career development community. All career practitioners are welcome – you don’t have to be a MCDA member to attend! […]

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Navigating Transitions by Turning to One Another

May 7th, 2018 No comments

A Summary of April’s RoundTable By Elizabeth Stangeland The MCDA Roundtable on April 11, 2018 examined concepts from Margaret Wheatley’s book, “Turning to One Another.” The evening, facilitated by Elizabeth Stangeland and Vic Massaglia, included an overview of the book, breakout sessions to practice initiating meaningful conversations, and discussing what that process was like. “Turning […]

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2018 MCDA Winter Event Recap!

April 12th, 2018 No comments

Personal Branding and essential Networking tips were featured in another highly successful Winter Event hosted by Metro State University in collaboration with MCDA. Metro State students, faculty and staff gathered with Career Counselors from around the metro to hear Marcia Ballinger enthusiastically share her successful techniques for getting best results from networking, and to learn […]

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April Roundtable: Navigating Transitions by Turning to One Another

March 1st, 2018 No comments

Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Time: 6:30-8:00 pm Location: Davanni’s Golden Valley, 663 Winnetka Avenue North Golden Valley, MN 55427 Navigating Transitions by Turning to One Another

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