Jun 25, 2024  
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HD708 Mid-life Career Makeover (2 cr.)

This course provides a comprehensive, creative exploration of how to identify core values and transferable work skills, and market for success as a mature worker in today’s highly competitive job market. Students consider their core values, professional skills, and self-care practices in addressing the challenges and questions of midlife.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate core values, beliefs, leadership style, transferable skills and identity/difference markers used to date and those needed to move forward with their career aspirations and plans.
  2. Create job search tools: resume’, elevator speech, and interviewing skills.
  3. Market themselves in person and via online networking tools.
  4. Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of mid-life career changers.

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