gRAHAM SCHOOL Webinar: Transitioning to a new career—Stage Two, Take Stock

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This webinar is going to focus on the second stage of career transitioning. What you need when you are ready for a change and have already taken the time to assess yourself is to take stock!

In this webinar, you are going to learn tips and tricks on how to do so, while acquiring valuable, easy, and quick to-dos that you can start implementing right away to begin to assess yourself, create a mind, career, and success map, and jumpstart your transition.

Career transition is not something that happens in one day, it’s a lifestyle choice and a long-term commitment that you are making to yourself. If you are ready to change, this is what you need to know.

Learning Objectives:
The goal of the webinar is to promote critical thinking on the topic of career transition (whatever that looks like to you) and allow you to get familiar with tools and approaches that you will need to take the first step.
The webinar is going to teach you how to:
  • Conduct a Priorities and Values Assessment
  • Dig deep and explore yourself, your surroundings, and your skills
  • Discover what puts you in your zone, for good!
  • Take control!
  • Create work-life balance

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About the Presenter:
dr.ossolaDr. Ylenia Ossola is a well-rounded business and I/O professional with a high and practical understanding of organizational and leadership dynamics. She has international and national experienced in diversity, training, change management, leadership development and process application with an extensive business and marketing background. She considers herself a highly driven foreign national who relocated from Italy to the United States to complete a MA in I/O Psychology and PhD in Business Psychology and pursue her growing desire to help organizations and people achieve their top potential.
Throughout her doctoral education, she took a deep interest in exploring the well-being of retirement-aged individuals, specifically researching the factors that enable them to remain successful in the modern workplace. Through her transition program, based on her published research of the main success factors impacting individuals entering and transitioning to secondary opportunities after successful primary careers, she helps individuals, organizations and HR professionals navigate their next chapter, break the stereotype of retirement and the mental barriers that impede the discovery of true passions.
With a love of psychological assessments (and a high “Conscientiousness” DiSC profile to boot!), Ylenia possesses an expansive breadth of knowledge that enables her to help individuals of all ages use empirically-backed strategies for identifying and changing behaviors in order to live happier and healthier lives. She has a passion for helping people reaching their “next level” and their ideal careers.



Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at
12 pm (Central)

Cost: Complimentary
Location: Online

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Event Contact

Lisa Malvin
UChicago Alumni Association Contact