Career Success Resources

OHSU CIS an online tool that provides comprehensive and reliable occupational information with direct links to specific educational/training programs in Oregon. This easy-to-use system can assist with employee development planning, tracking career goals, and facilitating employee career transitions.

 

Lynda.com makes training possible when you are unable to attend instructor-led classes. Check out these lynda.com staff picks below:

 

Preparing an Effective Resume

Interviewing with Confidence

Informational Interviewing

Career Conversations Video


 

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Why should you have a career mentor?

A career mentor is someone who is in the job or field that you envision yourself in one day. This person can help guide you by sharing their story of success and information about a field from the perspective of an experienced professional. If you are working towards advancing in your current position or seeking to change careers, it can be very valuable to find a mentor to support you and provide ideas for your next career moves.  Below are some articles that will help you find a mentor and how to use the mentoring relationship effectively.

Finding a Mentor

5 Simple But Strategic Steps For Finding A Good Mentor

How Can I find a Mentor at Work?

Mentorship often starts with an informational interview.  Learn about informational interviewing and see a list of potential questions you might ask. If you are an AFSCME-represented employee and would like to talk about your strategy for finding or approaching a mentor please call the CWE Center at 503 418-0273 and schedule a career counseling appointment.