CareerCraft Workshops

This catalogue provides a list of CareerCraft’s workshops, with summary descriptions and learning objectives.

All of these programs can be customized to include organization-specific information.  They can also be tailored for length or redesigned for different modalities, including asynchronous, synchronous, and blended delivery.

If you would like the complete outline for a specific workshop, please contact:

Laura Smith Dunaief
917.837.9426
Laura@CareerCraftInc.com

Professional Development

Branding: Identify and Market Your Professional Brand
Branding:
Identify and Market Your Professional Brand

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview:  Like products and services in the marketplace, each person has a professional brand. 

Business Intelligence: Build Your Business Acumen
Business Intelligence:
Build Your Business Acumen

Length: Half-day

Overview:  The modern business environment is intricate and sometimes confounding – it’s influenced by continual changes in global and local economies, regulations, technology, customer needs, competitors’ strategies, and organizational structures.

Meeting Management: Lead More Effective, Efficient Meetings
Meeting Management:
Lead More Effective, Efficient Meetings

Length: Half-day

Overview: Running an effective meeting requires more than simply scheduling the right people into a time slot.

Purposeful Networking: Build a Network that Works

Purposeful Networking:

Build a Network that Works

Length: Half-day

Overview: We hear continually that networking is valuable during a job search; however, networking’s value extends far beyond this. 

Time Management: Create White Space in Your Day
Time Management:
Create White Space in Your Day

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Today’s workplace is a continual stream of demands on our time.

Communication Skills

Business Writing – Basic: Write to be Understood
Business Writing - Basic:
Write to Be Understood

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: The techniques practiced in this highly interactive workshop will prepare you to write and present yourself effectively and professionally in today’s workplace.

Business Writing – Advanced: Write to Connect and Influence
Business Writing – Advanced:
Write to Connect and Influence

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Whether you write internal emails or formal presentations, the techniques practiced in this highly interactive workshop will help you write in a clear, succinct, and compelling way, speaking credibly to your readers and enhancing their perceptions of you and your organization.

Communicating Effectively
Communicating Effectively:
Drive Clarity, Understanding and Empathy

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: This workshop focuses primarily on face-to-face and other non-written communications, exploring all of the components that factor into how your messages are received and interpreted.

Presentation Skills – Foundational: Build Your Presentation Confidence
Presentation Skills – Foundational:
Build Your Presentation Confidence

Length: Two half-days

Overview: In the modern workplace, employees are charged continually with delivering presentations.

Presentation Skills – Advanced: Deliver High-Stakes Presentations that Influence Others
Presentation Skills – Advanced:
Deliver High-Stakes Presentations that Influence Others

Length: Half-day

Overview: This advanced program is targeted to employees with opportunities to deliver high-stakes internal or external presentations and who seek to improve their skills with presentations designed to influence others.

Leadership and Management

Deliver Feedback that Motivates Others<br />

Coaching and Feedback Skills:

Deliver Feedback that Motivates Others

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Effective organizational leaders provide detailed and timely feedback and coaching to those they interact with to motivate them and to change behavior, when necessary.

Creating and Managing a Culture of Accountability
Creating and Managing a Culture of Accountability:
Drive Ownership and Problem-Solving

Length: Half-day

Overview: Organizations that thrive are built on a foundation of accountability.

Delegating Effectively
Delegating Effectively:
Manage Delegation from Start to Finish

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Delegating appropriate tasks is a critical workplace skill; it frees the delegator to focus on other responsibilities and develops skills in those to whom tasks are delegated.

Enhancing Team Dynamics<br />

Enhancing Team Dynamics:

Minimize Conflict and Foster Engagement

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Beginning with the Teaming Up with Insight self-assessment of personal and work styles, this workshop leads participants through an exploration of their own work styles’ positive attributes and challenges.

Creating and Managing a Culture of Accountability
Interviewing Skills:
Select Candidates Who Will Thrive

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Strong interviewers are able to match candidates to role- and company-specific needs.   They delve beyond scripted responses and resume keywords to understand intangibles, like work ethic and cultural fit.  This workshop will enable you to prepare for and deliver meaningful candidate interviews that contribute to effective hiring decisions. 

Fostering Intrapreneurship

Fostering Intrapreneurship:

Build a Culture of Innovation

Length: Half-day

Overview: In a quickly changing business environment, organizational leaders strive to foster a culture of creative problem-solving and innovation to stay competitive.

Leading Organizations
Leading Organizations:
What Great Leaders Do Differently

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Directors and Senior Directors in organizations are responsible for ensuring the organization’s goals are achieved.

Motivating and Developing Others
Motivating and Developing Others:
Maximize Team and Individual Performance

Length: One day or two half-days

Overview: Maintaining employee motivation through good times and bad is a continuing management challenge. 

Virtual and Hybrid Team Management

Virtual and Hybrid Team Management:

Engage and Include Everyone

Length: Half-day

Overview: Virtual and hybrid teams provide a new level of challenge to team managers.