Join us on June 29th for this event at the Law Offices of Gordon & Rees, 275 Battery Street, 20th Floor, San Francisco. $20 covers event plus a copy of the book.
Must register by June 28, 2010, due to building security.
You're ambitious, success-oriented, and you've landed a great job. Now you're ready to learn secrets that will enable you to climb to the top of the career ladder.
In today's job market, you've encountered a huge, fundamental shift in the corporate world: many companies are no longer routinely grooming employees for senior- level executive positions. Career development is now up to the individual.
You must chart your own roadmap for career development, in order to be resilient when the job market fluctuates wildly. You have to define your own success and career strategy, and invest time in creating an effective action plan if you're going to become a VP or CEO. What are the career paths and must-have leadership skills you need to ascend to the ultimate position in your field?
In this program, Kathryn Ullrich ('92) shares advice from Getting to the Top, a book especially written for mid-career business professionals. From thousands of interviews as an executive recruiter and leader of Getting to the Top® career programs at UCLA Anderson and Stanford Graduate School of Business, Ullrich has learned and analyzed career path categories in marketing and sales, and five critical skills of successful executives. She shares executive success stories and the findings of her groundbreaking career path research, and describes essential skills for career advancement in a career pyramid of skills at the top.
Getting to the Top will help you put into action guidelines for reaching your career success by:
• Using a career strategy as a guide to success
• Understanding career paths to better position yourself
• Learning essential leadership skills for advancement
• Developing your own career action plan for development
Kathryn Ullrich leads Alumni Career Services for UCLA Anderson and is the founder of Silicon Valley-based executive recruiting firm Kathryn Ullrich Associates. Ullrich brings corporate world management experience from Siebel Systems, Accenture, GTE, and Motorola. She also founded a non-profit with the mission of developing women in technology.