Taking Control of Your Career

Leveraging Strengths for Maximum Payoff

Class Summary

What are your strengths in the work place? How can you maximize opportunities to exercise your strengths? What are your possible liabilities and how can you effectively work around them? How can you better work with people you just can’t seem to get along with? What are the best ways to grow your career? In this workshop based on the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, you’ll explore answers to these questions and more. You’ll learn how to take control of your career, make the most of your current situation, and identify next steps in your career development.

CDV388 0.95
One 8-hr session, one 4-hour follow-up session

Anyone interested in taking charge of his/her career and learning the basics of successful career management.

  • A more proactive, focused approach to career development.
  • Greater career and job satisfaction.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Identify your preferred work style and your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Make a plan for building on your strengths and working with your weaknesses.
  • Identify strategies for improving your effectiveness in your current job.
  • Develop strategies for working effectively with your supervisor.
  • Develop strategies for getting along better with people you find “difficult.”
  • Identify potential areas of career growth through skill development, mentoring, and movement within the organization.
  • Understanding your work style preference
    • What is your preferred approach to work?
    • What are your strengths?
    • What are some of your possible weaknesses?
  • Improving your work effectiveness
    • Identifying ways to use your strengths in your current job
    • Exploring ways to manage your weaknesses
    • Action planning to make the most of your current job
    • Identifying ways to reduce job stress
  • Dealing effectively with others in the workplace
    • Maximizing positive interaction with your supervisor
    • Relationship management with difficult coworkers
  • Career Growth
    • Identifying ways to grow your career through training, mentoring, changes in work duties, and/or job movement
    • Exploring potential future careers that fit your work style
  • Action planning