NCDA Recorded Webinar: Maximize Your Strengths

Maximize Your Strengths to Thrive in Your Professional Life. Presented by Cori Shaff, M.Ed. Learn how to use your strengths to thrive in your professional role. You are encouraged to complete the StrengthsFinder assessment before viewing the webinar. Click here to view the webinar There is no cost to view this webinar, courtesy of National Career Development …

WCDA Member Spotlight: April McHugh

April McHugh is the President of Wisconsin Career Development Association What is your favorite part about being a career development professional? Truly being able to assist others in making positive changes in their lives.  It is a honor to be a part of such a wonderful process and join people on their career and life journeys! …

SAVE THE DATE: Strengths Workshop

Please join us for our Spring WCDA Professional Development Workshop on Friday, May 5, 2017 9:00am-3:00pm, at the Waukesha County Workforce Development Center, 892 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072. Learn about your strengths and how to use them personally and professionally. Each workshop participant will take the StrengthsQuest assessment before attending the workshop. The assessment …

WCDA Member Spotlight: Sheri Eisch

Name: Sheri Eisch What is your favorite part about being a career development professional? All of the wonderful students I get to meet and help each and every day. What is your specialty within the career development profession? I work with students at a technical college in Wisconsin. I work with many undecided adult students with …

Helping People with Asperger’s Move Forward

Barbara Bissonnette from Forward Motion Coaching presented a seminar entitled “Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome.” The seminar was sponsored by WCDA with special rates for members. Board members Kathy Eidsmoe (CESA #1, Educational Consultant) and Sheri Eisch (Gateway Technical College, Career Counselor) attended the seminar on working with individuals with Asperger’s …

2016 CDF Scholarship Recipient: Debbie Schmidt

Congratulations to Debbie Schmidt!  Debbie Schmidt is the 2016 CDF Scholarship Recipient!  This $500 CDF scholarship is offered by the Wisconsin Career Development Association (WCDA) in memory of Roger Gantzarow.  This generous scholarship is exclusively for the NCDA Career Development Facilitator (CDF) course. WCDA is currently accepting applications for the 2017 CDF Scholarship.

Emotional Intelligence, Social Media and Job Search Strategies: Fall 2016 WCDA Professional Development

The theme of the October 2016, WCDA professional development was social media, job search strategies and emotional intelligence. The day began with Elizabeth Szczerbinski, Talent Placement Specialist at Milwaukee Metro Manpower discussing social media, specifically Facebook, as a tool for job searching. Many forms of social media are used to look for potential employees such …

WCDA Member Spotlight: Abby Lemke

Name: Abby Lemke What is your favorite part about being a career development professional? I love helping people see all of the options and opportunities for their future. I also love hearing their life stories and empowering them to be the authors of their own lives. What is your specialty within the career development profession? I’ve spent …