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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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February RoundTable — The Authentic Professional: Redefining Workplace Culture Norms

February 15th, 2018 No comments

Date: Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 Time: 6:30-8:00 pm Location: Davannis, 6345 Penn Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423 The Authentic Professional: Redefining Workplace Culture Norms

Fall Roundtable Recap!

January 13th, 2018 No comments

On December 6th, 2017 MCDA hosted a Round Table event led by Sue Wollen Fan titled “Stop Networking. Start Connecting!”. Her presentation was especially relevant for Career Development professionals and the topic resonated well with everyone in the group! Here is a recap and links to resources shared. MCDA’s Kim Marrone attended the event and […]

2014 Spring Conference Speakers

February 6th, 2014 No comments

  Friday, April 25th, 2014 Peter Cappelli The Future Success of the American Worker The employer/employee relationship has undergone profound transition in recent years. Organizations that once provided job security and professional development opportunities no longer do so. Short-term contract relationships are becoming more common. Professional development funds and career development programs are left to the […]

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October 2012 RoundTable: Favorite Job Search Online Research Tools

October 1st, 2012 No comments

Welcome to MCDA October 2012 RoundTable The Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA) offers monthly RoundTable meetings that focus on selected career development topics to help us become better practitioners. RoundTables also serve as a time to network with colleagues working in a variety of sectors. Note that you do not need to be a MCDA […]

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MCDA 2012 Summer Newsletter

May 31st, 2012 No comments

The President’s Corner
Congratulations to Our Award Winners!
The Professional Development Institute Presentations
Different Generations Within the Workplace
Member Spotlights
News from NCDA
Book Review
MCDA Board Highlights
Welcome New Members

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2012 Spring Conference

April 14th, 2012 No comments

Title: 2012 Spring Conference Location: University of Minnesota Continuing Educatoin and Conference Center Link out: Click here Description: Each spring, the Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA) hosts the Spring Careers Conference by bringing in an expert keynote speaker, hosting multiple in-depth participatory workshops, and presenting breakout sessions about the latest trends in career development. Details: […]

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MCDA Happy Hour – March RoundTable

March 19th, 2012 No comments

The March MCDA RoundTable is a networking Happy Hour on Thursday March 29 at Axel’s in St. Paul from 5-7pm. Happy Hour specials at Axel’s go until 6pm and features 1/2 priced pizza and appetizers and $2.00 off drinks. For more information about the restaurant visit: When: Thursday, March 29. 5-7pm Where: Axel’s in […]

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