Guest Career Coach for Encore Careers ~ Spring 2016
Barnard Career Development is pleased to host Linda Basch, PhD, Executive Leadership Coach and Strategic Consultant.
Linda offers pro bono career coaching sessions to alumnae approaching retirement who are considering or actively planning an encore career.
Appointments will take place at Barnard Career Development in Elliott Hall or by phone on the following Tuesdays, from 1:30-5:30pm:
January 26, February 9 and 23, March 8 and 22, April 5 and 19.
Call 212-854-2033 to make an appointment, be sure to specify Linda Basch and Encore Career Coaching.
About Linda Basch, PhD: Linda is currently an Athena Leadership Fellow at Barnard College and in 2013 was a Fellow in Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative, a year-long program to prepare experienced executives and leaders to take on new challenges in the social sector. Linda is also presently an Adjunct Associate Professor in NYU Stern’s MBA program where she teaches Inclusive Leadership and coaches MBA students in Stern’s Leadership Development Program. Linda is a certified Executive Coach and also an anthropologist. Her career spans the United Nations, where she led multi-country research teams as a Research Director; higher education, where she was a Dean of Arts and Science and Academic Vice President; and the National Council for Research on Women, a network of over 100 women’s research and policy centers focused on rights and opportunities for women and girls, of which she was President for 16 years.
Career Research Resources
- Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/oco/)
- O*NET Online (http://online.onetcenter.org/)
- Wet Feet (http://wetfeet.com/)
Interview Skills and Strategies
JobInnerview is a multi-media e-learning platform designed to train people to excel in a job interview. The program consists of 12 five-minute videos, each corresponding to a step in the interview process. Each module comes with a quiz and a series of exercises to thoroughly prepare the candidate for an interview and help them win the job. It's an inexpensive, virtual, automated training tool that can be used anywhere, any time.
Barnard alumna Rebekah Crawford '93 is a founding partner of the company.
Further information and registration link are at the JobInnerview website.
Economic Research Institute (http://www.erieri.com/)
Barnard Alumnae Network
Are you considering a career change? Are you a young alumna unsure of how to break into your desired field? Are you looking for networking opportunities or business connections? Or, are you simply looking to reconnect with classmates with whom you have lost touch? These are just some of the reasons why you may want to access the Barnard Alumnae Network. The Alumnae listed in the directory are women who have agreed to be contacted by current students or fellow alumnae for informational interviews and other networking opportunities.