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Sun entering workforce

  1. 1. Naviga&ng  the  Transi&on  from   Campus  to  the  Workplace   Steve  Miller  (SEI)   Kong  Sham  (UCI)   Judi  Quach  (Cal;  ASE)   Chad  Worth  (SLO)   May  Chiu  (UCI)  
  2. 2. Objec&ves  and  Format  •  Overview  of  topic  and  some  proven  truths       and  suggested  best  prac&ces  •  Tes&monials  from  recent  GC  alumni  •  Group  discussion    
  3. 3. Making  the  Transi&on  •  The  First  90  Days  (by  Michael  Watkins)   –  Transi&ons  are  cri&cal  &mes   –  Like  swimming,  transi&oning  is  a  teachable  skill   –  Ac&ons  you  take  early  on  set  the  stage  for  how  you   succeed  and  advance  in  your  new  job/career   –  Time  to  build  credibility,  network  and  secure  early  wins   –  The  sooner  that  you  can  advance  on  the  learning   curve,  the  sooner  you  become  a  net  contributor  to   your  new  employer  (the  ‘breakeven  point’)  
  4. 4. The  Breakeven  Point   Breakeven Point Value CreatedContribution 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Value Consumed Months in New Job
  5. 5. Barriers  to  Making  a  Successful  Transi&on  •  New  employees  are…   –  Unfamiliar  with  organiza&onal  structure,  informal  and   informa&onal  networks   –  Lack  insight  into  an  organiza&on’s  culture   –  Generally  unknown  and  internal  lack  credibility  •  This  presents  an  opportunity  to…   –  Promote  yourself   –  Accelerate  your  learning/  Secure  early  wins   –  Build  healthy  rela&onships  (with  your  boss/colleagues)    
  6. 6. Learning  the  Culture   Dimensions  of  Culture  Symbols Norms Professional Geographic Organizational Assumptions
  7. 7. GC  Alumni  Tes&monials…   •  Judi  Quach   •  May  Chiu   •  Chad  Worth  
  8. 8. Items  to  Address  •  Describe  key  challenges  you  faced  when  going   from  being  a  full-­‐&me  student  to  a  full-­‐&me   professional.  •  What  are  some  strategies  or  tac2cs  that  you   suggest  during  the  first  days/weeks  on  the  job?  •  How  can  someone  look  to  posi2on  themselves   for  long-­‐term  success  in  their  posi&on  and   career?  
  9. 9. Group  Discussion  

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