VIRTUAL PROGRAM | UMKC Presents Career Navigation & Negotiation Skills
The world of work is changing and the way you discover and pursue the next steps in your career is changing. Whether you are seeking a promotion with your current employer, considering a big career change, returning to work after a few months or years out of the workforce, or even wanting to change how you do your job in a post-COVID world, this session is for you.
Join us to...
- Learn how to negotiate for job offers and promotions.
- Understand how to navigate gaps in your resume.
- Gain skills to better advocate for your career goals.
Tess Surprenant manages and directs the strategies for career development services for both the Bloch Career Center and the UMKC Career Services office. This includes providing training for job search skills and career progression planning for all alumni, undergraduate and graduate students, and building relationships with local, national, and international employers to identify internship and full-time professional opportunities. Tess began her career in marketing and business development in a variety of industries and has 15+ years of experience in university career services. Tess holds a B.S. in technical communications and an M.S. in management of technology from the University of Minnesota.