Professional Development

November 19, 2014
12:15pm FLY Peer Luncheon Speaker Series: Maximize Your Yale Benefits and Career Mobility

Join us for lunch as we hear from two amazing Yale employees who will speak about the essential toolset for career mobility at Yale, as well as provide advice on taking advantage of the University’s benefits as a young professional. Come with questions!

Adriene Radcliffe...

November 7, 2014
9:00am Stop Lighting Yourself on Fire –Creating Boundaries and Expectations at Work and at Home

Presented by the Working Women’s Network
Join life-coach Laura Freebairn-Smith for a 1.5 hour session that will explore the issues of boundaries we create and hold with others in our work and personal lives, and how those boundaries affect our well-being and our careers. Laura will...

November 6, 2014
8:30am International Project Management Day 2014: Power of the Profession

On November 6, 2014 the International Institute for Learning (IIL) will host International Project Management Day (IPMDAY) 2014Power of the Profession.  This event is a free, virtual online conference featuring 4 live keynotes (with Q&A),...

November 5, 2014
12:15pm Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: The Essentials of Public Speaking

Nervous about giving presentations in front of a large crowd?  Too afraid to step in front of the podium to give your speech? Public speaking is not the enemy! FLY invites you to attend our first brown bag luncheon featuring Glenn Dulko, founder of ...

November 5, 2014
8:30am Leading through Change

“Leading through Change” is an interactive learning experience designed for people responsible for leading teams and organizations. Participants will learn how people respond to change, gain new insights and explore how to apply these findings in a practical way. In this course, participants...

November 4, 2014
8:30am Leading with Influence

Leading with Influence recognizes the fact that individuals often need to use their ability to “enlist, persuade, and engage” others, in order to get results.
In fact, without the ability to influence, individuals can end up working hard and long to strategize, innovate, and...

October 17, 2014
8:00am Dressing to Impress - What not to Wear

Presented by the Working Women’s Network
It’s almost Fall … time to clean out your closet! 
Are you going to be interviewing for a new position soon?
Have you thought about advancing to the next level at work?
Do you want to freshen up work clothes...

October 14, 2014
1:00pm Learning in Motion: Assertive Behaviors

To be assertive or cooperative in any given situation is a choice that must be made. Some people are more naturally assertive, some more naturally cooperative. In this fast paced, experiential session we will focus on the techniques of assertive behaviors including persuasion, use of reason,...

October 8, 2014
1:00pm Cover Letter Workshop

What role do you think an application cover letter plays? 
How can you make the letter reflect not only your credentials, but you as a person? 
Find out in this hands on workshop which will highlight how to interpret the meaning of your qualifications, how to...

September 26, 2014
9:00am Learning in Motion: Speak, Listen, Be Understood

Effective communication skills are an essential element every employee and manager must have as part of their standard tool set. This workshop will include a introduction to core topics, a self-assessment, and role-playing activities. You will gain practical experience initiating and responding...

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