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Would you like to participate in a mentorship?

Have you wondered how gigs work, and if it's something you'd like to try?

How can you network at Cornell?

Attend one or more of these workshops to learn about exciting new features and tools in Workday that will get your career into high gear!




9:00 - 9:45 AM: Make New Connections and Grow Your Skills – Learn about the new Skill-Based Mentorship Program


Register for Mentoring Workshop


Presented by: Amy Parmley

Mentoring is a great way to make new connections, grow your skills and make a difference in a colleague’s professional journey.  All employees are eligible to participate in the new skill-based Mentorship Program, as a mentor, a mentee or both! The initial commitment is approximately four hours –two meetings a month, typically an hour long, for two months – that's four meetings.  You can choose to lengthen the commitment as you wish, it is up to you.  Come join us in this session to learn more!



10:00 - 10:45 AM: How Can Workday Help Grow Your Network and Inform Your Next Possible Career Move? 


Register for Workday Career Tools


Presented by Seth Brahler, Carolyn Steele-Law and Lauren Koskinen

“Networking is not about just connecting people. It’s about connecting people with people, people with ideas, and people with opportunities.”—Michele Jennae.  Join us to walk through a demonstration of Workday’s Opportunity Graph, the new Career Hub and Cornell’s Career Navigator.  See how these tools can help you identify possible career paths based on your current job profile, recommendation for colleagues to connect with and more.



11:00 - 11:45 AM: Gigs: Learn More about how these Hands-On Experiences Can Grow Your Skills (panel discussion)


Facilitated by Harland Harris   

Panel participants: Laura Jane Schelhas-Miller (CAS), Suzette Moschetti (CVM)


Register for Gigs Workshop


People learn best through doing. Gigs are hands-on learning opportunities, outside of the regular day job , where employees can build skills while helping another team. Hear from your colleagues about their experience as a gig participant – including how they identified the gig, how they balanced the learning experience along with their day-to-day responsibilities and their key takeaways. 


1:00 - 1:45 PM: Why Would You Host a Gig – Learn about the Benefits for YOU (panel discussion)


Register for Hosting A Gig Workshop


Facilitated by Maria Wolff

Panel participants: Eileen Grabosky (CIS), Holly Boulia (Graduate School)

Gigs can be a Win/Win for employees and your organization.  Host a gig to move forward with a small project that requires additional help, or to gain a different perspective on a task or committee while also providing a good learning experience for someone’s career. Hear from your colleagues about their experience as a gig host – including why they decided to host and what benefits they gained from their experience.


2:00 - 2:45 PM: Managers View: Tips on How to Partner with Your Manager to Develop Your Career (panel discussion)


Register for How To Partner With Your Manager


Facilitated by Maria Wolff

Panel participants: Alan Joffrey (CALS), Joe Rowe (ENG), Tamara L. Payne (CALS), Ann M. LaFave (CALS)

Are you interested in a gig or another development opportunity but having a hard time starting that conversation with your manager? Hear from these Cornell managers about how to best partner with your manager for optimal success. 


3:00 - 3:45 PM: Tips and Tools: How You Can Shine as an Internal Candidate (panel discussion)


Register for How To Shine as an Internal Candidate


Facilitated by Maria Wolff and Amy Parmley

Panel participants: Krassimira Hernandez (FCS), Tara Wilder (CAS), Susie Jackson (SCL)

Hear from Cornell Recruiters about how to put your best foot forward as an internal candidate.  Join us to walk through a demonstration of how to complete your Workday professional profile and learn how your information is visible to Recruiters and Hiring Managers as they search for internal applicants.