Google Values Soft Skills

“The seven top characteristics of success at Google are all soft skills: being a good coach; communicating and listening well; possessing insights into others (including others different values and points of view); having empathy toward and being supportive of one’s colleagues; being a good critical thinker and problem solver; and being able to make connections across complex ideas.”

Sounds a lot like the skill set you develop in Psychology and LAS.

(STEM expertise is #8, and you get that with our major, as well!)

Read the article in today’s Washington Post.

 

Business Consulting Opportunity

Illinois Business Consulting‘s Strategic Operations Team is looking for consultants both within and outside of IBC to join our team for the upcoming Spring 2018 semester.

The Strategic Operations Team is the internal arm of IBC that manages the marketing, human resources, and professional events for our 250 person organization. Within this specialized and diverse team, you will be challenged to take ownership of several initiatives that enhance the organization while making a long-lasting impact.

If interested, please see this description and apply at this link by Thursday, December 7th at 11:59 PM.

If extended an interview, they will be held on Monday, December 11th after 5:00 PM and Tuesday, December 12th after 7:00 PM

EMT Training

Illini EMS (Illinois Fire Service Institute) – EMT Training

Spring 2018 EMT course applications available!

IEMS has developed an academically and physically challenging EMT course that stresses academic and clinical abilities, interpersonal skills, critical thinking processes, decision-making abilities and the capacity for quick and appropriate judgment. Our course will teach lifesaving skills and challenge students to shift from passive bystanders to active healthcare professionals.

Due 12/14/17 @ 5 PM.

Elizabeth Woodburn.

Illini Emergency Medical Services – Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Exploring HR – Career Exploration Event

Exploring HR
A career exploration and networking event
at the School of Labor & Employment Relations

Are you interested in a people-focused, business-driven career with global possibilities? Join current LER students to learn more about a Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations degree.

Topics include: application process, curriculum, first-hand experiences with recruitment for internships and full-time employment, and “What is HR?”

Dinner provided!

 

Thursday, November 9th
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Wagner Education Center,
School of Labor & Employment Relations
504 East Armory Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820