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How to Improve Your Career Development

June 25, 2020

Regularly evolving your skills can lead to a long and successful career. 
By Robin Reshwan. As seen on USNews.com

 

One of the perks of targeting tech in your career development plan is that there are multiple free and low-cost ways to access training. Most software manufacturers offer free tutorials and resources because they want you to use their tools more effectively. If you would like deeper or specific knowledge, you can ask questions on community boards often managed or monitored by csoftware manufacturers.

A Brilliant Education

June 25, 2020

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Chancellor’s Fellows, a donor-supported program that gives faculty the freedom to pursue their research dreams—and take students with them on the grand adventure.

Chancellor’s Fellows awards, conferred upon outstanding midcareer faculty, provide $25,000 in unrestricted funding, meaning support for research that is exploratory or groundbreaking in nature—precisely the kind of research that grants don’t typically fund.

Talking with Aggie Parents

May 27, 2020

Talking with Aggie Parents

by Cari DuBois-Wright

The more I get to know UC Davis parents, the more impressed I am. With your dedication to students and commitment to enhancing their collegiate experience, parents rank very high among the factors that make UC Davis great.

And the more I talk with parents, the more I learn. In this column, I’d like to share some of these conversations from time to time in the belief that what some parents have to say may resonate with others—and help strengthen and grow our community still further.

Getting to Know You

March 11, 2020

 By Cari DuBois-Wright

I’d like to introduce myself as the new Associate Director of Development for Parent Giving at UC Davis. Since joining the Annual Giving team, I have had the opportunity to get to know many dedicated parents—and I look forward to connecting and building relationships with many more of you. It’s my pleasure and privilege to build upon the solid foundation of my predecessor, Eric Gifford. Working together, I believe we can achieve great things for our amazing, hardworking students.

Best Skills to List on Your Resume (and Some Skills to Exclude)

February 20, 2020

Reflecting in-demand qualifications on your resume is key.

By Robin Reshwan

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN will change jobs around 10 times in their adult life. The hard truth of a modern career is that all of us will need to showcase our capabilities 20 to 40 times to secure those 10 roles. The first step of almost every interview process is to submit a resume. With so much riding on that first impression, reflecting targeted skills in your resume is key. Here are some in-demand skills and abilities to include on your resume.

New Year - New Job Webinar

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