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Career Assessment Tool for Employees

HR Professionals at SJU administer the STRONG Interest Inventory, a career assessment tool that helps employees uncover their potential and career interests. Contact td@stjohns.edu to learn more.

Self-Guided Presentation on Career Mobility

Focused on internal career mobility, including eligibility and transfer guidelines, the benefits of lateral moves, and the importance of understanding and articulating your personal strengths, interests and transferrable skills to potential hiring managers, this Career Mobility presentation, developed by the Human Resources team in 2015, can be a helpful resource to you as you chart your own professional course. 

Lynda.com 

Lynda.com is an online library of training programs that supplements the University’s current menu of management, professional and technology-related development programs.  Lynda.com provides the University community with unlimited access to over 3,300 online courses.  

Benefits to Lynda.com:

  • Unlimited access to courses on a wide variety of technologies and disciplines
  • Tutorials taught by recognized industry experts
  • Access to instructors’ exercise files to follow along as you learn
  • Beginner to advanced-level courses
  • Up-to-date content to keep skills current
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time-coded transcripts
  • The option to watch complete courses or shorter modules as needed

Access Lynda.com
Login to lynda.com; enter your username (your complete St. John’s email address) and your password.  If you have forgotten your password, click on the Reactivate tab on the Lynda.com home page and follow the instructions to request a new password. For more information, visit the Training and Development site.

A few Lynda.com courses we picked for you...

Career Planning

The employment landscape can be volatile and scary; but with a solid career plan, you will be prepared and adept at finding work for the rest of your life. This course will guide you through the key steps of career planning, from identifying your dream job to branding and networking, so you can be sure to land that next opportunity.

Getting Promoted

Getting promoted involves more than just working hard. You also need to be able to communicate that hard work to your boss. This course will help you prepare your case so that you'll have the information you need to promote your own value and structure the critical "promotion" conversation with your boss.

 

Business Relationships

Learn how to build four key types of business relationships in your career: with your manager; with your coworkers; with other departments; and with executives. In this course, discover how you can build meaningful rapport, set yourself up for visibility and success, manage up when you don't click, develop executive presence, and cross-train within a team to better serve the organization.

Building your Network

Learn how to build your professional connections by increasing your network and influence. This course reveals strategies to connect with people in person, build casual acquaintances into real connections, and leverage social media to increase your sphere of influence.

 

 

Career Coaching

Are you feeling stuck in your current position, seeking a new one, or contemplating a career change? In this interview, author and career coach Valerie Sutton answers common questions about career development.

Managing Your Career

What do you enjoy doing, and how are you uniquely qualified to build a rewarding career out of your interests, skills, and experience? This course guides you through the process of proactively managing your career by identifying your options, needs, and interests.