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Minnesota Career Development Association

News

The MCDA bimonthly newsletter for members is filled with information about MCDA happenings and:

  • Best practices in career development
  • Innovative tools and techniques
  • Member profiles
  • Board Highlights

Below are recent articles from the MCDA newsletter, events, and other news items of interest.

Look Back to Move Forward – President’s Message

December 8th, 2017 No comments

Happy Old Year, everyone! You probably don’t hear that too often – someone giving well wishes for months gone by not the year to come. As we ready ourselves for 2018 – and help our student and job seekers to set New Year goals – December is the perfect time to reflect on all we’ve […]

President’s Message – National Career Development Month

November 6th, 2017 No comments

Hello MCDA Members and other Career Professionals, As this year’s president of the Minnesota Career Development Association, I’d like to welcome you National Career Development Month; and encourage you to engage, renew or re-energize in career development — be it your students/clients or your own. Let me explain … Those who know me know that […]

MCDA Newsletter April/May 2017

June 14th, 2017 1 comment

  President’s Corner Wow – what a conference we just had!  I hope those of you who attended are still reaping the benefits.  I know I am. My ‘ah-ha’ moments started at about 9:10 am when our keynote speaker said, “Know what you are” and “Know what you are not” and ‘Both are okay”. I was reminded […]

MCDA Newsletter for February/March

April 4th, 2017 No comments

  Download the February/March (Vol. 7) Newsletter   President’s Corner Hello Career Development Colleagues, I believe MCDA offers many benefits to our members and community.  One of the most valuable – as we heard from the strategic plan feedback – is our annual conference.  This year’s PDI and conference is coming up soon on April […]

MCDA Newsletter December/January 2017

February 7th, 2017 No comments

  Download the January 2017 (Vol. 6) Newsletter   President’s Corner Hello MCDAers! I’m guessing that some of you are wondering about this group called the “MCDA Board”. You might even be thinking we are some stealth, secret team that mysteriously appears at each conference and then disappears into the shadows. I assure you, we […]

December 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 5)

December 13th, 2016 No comments

Download the December 2016 (Vol. 5) Newsletter President’s Corner Hello MCDA Colleagues, We have just celebrated National Career Development Month and I hope you are as proud as I am to be in a profession which helps people! We have the privilege of making a difference in the quality of our clients’ and students’ professional […]

July/August 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 4)

August 8th, 2016 No comments

Download the MCDA July/August 2016 (Vol.4) Newsletter President’s Corner Hello friends, As you may know, my term as your President is coming to end, and I hope that during my term I have been able to make a positive impact on MCDA and its future. I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with such […]

May 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 3)

May 24th, 2016 No comments

  Download the MCDA May 2016 (Vol. 3) Newsletter   President’s Corner Dear MCDA Friends, Hi everyone. Get ready for an action-packed newsletter! If I had to sum up this year’s Minnesota Careers Conference in two words, I’d have to say: “Wow & Wow!” Of the many highlights of the conference was the guest appearance of career […]

March 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 2)

March 31st, 2016 No comments

  Download the MCDA March 2016 Newsletter   President’s Corner Dear MCDA Friends, Welcome to spring! Robin Williams said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’”. Speaking of a party — a learning and networking party, that is — I’m really excited about this year’s Minnesota Careers Conference. In addition to the fantastic breakout […]

January 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 1)

January 26th, 2016 No comments

  Download the MCDA January 2016 Newsletter   Contents President’s Corner I hope this message finds you happy and healthy as we have entered a new year. Reflecting on the MCDA year, we have a lot to be proud of and a lot to look forward to in 2016. An end of December email letter […]