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May 6, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Virtual
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

Wayne State Alumni Association is offering exclusive access to a range of online webinars. Join us for the next webinar, "Bring Your Brain to Work: Using Cognitive Science to Get a Job, Do it Well, and Advance Your Career".


Webinar Overview:

Whether you're looking to advance your career or to help others to maximize their career potential, there is great value in learning more about cognitive science that can be applied to the career cycle of getting a job, excelling at it, and moving on. In this webinar, cognitive scientist Art Markman will discuss key aspects of motivation, social behavior, and cognition that affect career success, and will illustrate each topic with stories drawn from real life experiences. Art will explore: -The psychology behind career happiness and the role of values in making a career contribution -Elements that increase productivity and the ability to learn on the job -Cognitive science underlying workplace communication and leadership -Factors that help people to decide whether to change careers, to leave a firm, or to seek a promotion within an organization

For more information about this event, please contact Anne Bowlby at 313-577-2167 or