Career Development

Recommended information, resources and available presentations

References 4 Ways to Guarantee a Killer Reference Check
Researching companies 6 ways to search employers before interviewing
Career Guides Career Managment Toolkit
Career Development Presentations Gaining Professional Recognition
Networking Opportunities Through Social Media
LinkedIn Professional Networking
Other Presentations  



Cubicle Etiquette

Facilitated SWOT Discussion - team building, project initiative, customer service focus
using SWOT and USED tools

True Colors - Career Development,
conflict resolution, team building

HR Professionals

Human Resources Learning Express meets every 2nd Tuesday, 11:30-1pm

Helping employees with career development resources.  We value our best UGA employees and hope to retain them.

Upcoming classes:

  • Promote Yourself Through Service Excellence (Customer Service)
    October 29, 2014 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Hiring the Right Person: Interviewing Strategies for Supervisors
    November 4, 2014 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Tell Me About Yourself: Interviewing Skills for Employees
    November 19, 2014 1:30pm-4:30pm

  Register to attend one of the above classes
(requires UGA MyID. Select Training and Development from left)

Recent classes:

  • Hiring the Right Person: Resumes and ScreeningTools
    Presented by: Judy James, Senior HR Manager, Employee Career Services
    Description: If your responsibilities include hiring, you will benefit from this session. Gain additional knowledge and skills to help you select the right person for your position. Key concepts include reviewing resumes, matching skills to the job function, and using pre-interview screening tools to select the best candidates.
  • Resumes: Telling Your Story
    Presented by:
    Judy James, Senior HR Manager, Employee Career Services
    Description: If you are looking to advance in your career within your unit or UGA, this session will help you ensure that your resume best represents you.  This session is helpful in building an updated resume of your cumulative skills, interests, and experience for future opportunities. In this program, you’ll learn how to best represent your goals and accomplishments and examine ways to help you “tell your story” in a compelling and persuasive way.

Contact Judy James, or 706-542-7363 for more information, to make an appointment or schedule a group presentation.

Career and Professional Development
UGA Human Resources
Training and Development Center
315 S. Thomas St.
Athens, GA 30602-4302
706-542-7363; 706-542-6495 (fax)