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Career Development

Lazy Hazy Days of Summer? Or Making Hay While the Sun Shines?

How’s your summer going? Don't let your career suffer because the days are long and lazy. Read more »

One-on-One Career Focus Coaching

UK Career Development is reintroducing free consultations for UK staff with its One-to-One Career Focus Coaching series. Read more »


Free Resume and Application Assistance

Diane's take: Pongo's online, self-guided resumé service is among the best we've seen. The Pongo website will walk you step-by-step through the process of creating a world-class resumé that can help you stand out from other applicants. As a UK employee, you'll enjoy a free six-month membership absolutely free (resumés normally start around $120 and up, so this is a tremendous service provided to you by the University!


Free Online Skill Assessment

Diane's take: Skillscan's self-assessment tools are of tremendous value for anyone considering a major career move! Complete the self-assessment in about 20 minutes gain more complete knowledge of your transferable skills and preferences, enabling you to create a career development plan or strategize your next career move. This highly valuable service is free for UK employees (normally a $14.95 value).

Free Online Interview Coaching and Tips

Diane's take: Interview Mastery is unique among online resources in its focus on helping you excel during job interviews. In my experience as a career counselor, I can honestly say this service offers some of the best guidance you'll find on answering the most difficult job interview questions, handling behavioral-event interview questions (like those commonly asked during UK interviews!!), addressing tough questions (on salary, for example), and much more. When you consider how important the interview is to securing a job, isn't it worth 20-30 minutes of your time to check out this free service paid on your behalf by UK? A six-month subscription, normally $30, is yours for free.