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Career Development Center

 

THE REAL WORLD

 

The UM Career Development Center provides services, resources, and assistance to all UM graduates and alumni. We offer support to job starters and job changers alike.

 

The UM Career Development Center is happy to offer flexible scheduling for recent graduates, long-time graduates, and lifelong alumni. We offer extended sessions, telephone consultation, or e-mail exchange to accommodate individuals who travel long distances or who live out of state.

 

 

Career Planning

 

For UM graduates and alumni, the Career Development Center offers professional and comprehensive services to address career planning issues...

 

Career Counseling, Career Consultation, Career Coaching, Career Exploration, Career Assessment, Personality Testing, Goal Setting, Decision Making

 

Call to Schedule an Appointment

205-665-6262

 

Send an E-Mail Message

 

Job Market Strategies

 

The UM Career Development Center provides the necessary tools and assistance to ensure success in the job market...

 

Job Market Information, Job Search Strategies. Networking Techniques, Prospecting Techniques, Follow Up Strategies, Job Market Campaign, Career Opportunities, Contacts and Referrals

 

Job Market Tools

 

The UM Career Development Center offers professional help to candidates in the job market...

 

Resume and CV Writing, Resume Review and Critique. Cover Letter Writing, Interview Skills and Preparation, Interview Coaching, Mock Interviews, Professional Portfolio, and more

 

Professional Tools

 

The UM Career Development Center addresses your professional development needs...

 

Interview Attire, Professional Appearance, Etiquette and Protocol, Negotiation Skills, Letters of Recommendation, Reference List, Writing Samples, Graduate School Application

 

Call to Schedule an Appointment

205-665-6262

 

Send an E-Mail Message

 

Workplace Issues

 

We also address the ongoing issues, concerns, and challenges of the workplace...

 

Professional Development, Advancement and Promotion, Skills Employers Value, Work Ethic, getting Ahead, Career Transition, Career Crisis, Job Loss

 

 

Career Crisis

 

Identifying and Capitalizing on a Mid-Career Crisis
Preparing for a Corporate Layoff

Career Crisis

Facing Your Mid-Career Crisis
Dealing With a Mid Life Career Crisis
How to Be Happy at Work
How to Make the Most of a Dead End Job
When the Mid-Life Career Crisis Hits
Good Reasons to Quit Your Job
Feeling Stuck: Changing Career Paths Midlife
Breaking Into a New Career
Signs of a Midlife Crisis
Work Related Stress and Burnout
How to Leave a Toxic Workplace
How to Avoid a Mid Life Career Crisis
Signs You Should Quit Your Job

Job Loss Resources

 

 

Financial Tips

 

Cost of Living

Personal Finance Tips

How Debt Works

First Time Renter Guide

Financial Planning
Financial Tips for College Grads
Credit Guide for College Grads
College Grad's Guide to Getting Credit
Personal Finance Tips for College Grads

College Grad's Financial Guide

 

Career and Life Success


Real World Tips for College Grads
Get Noticed and Get Ahead
Welcome to the Real World
Reality of the Real World
Rules to Follow to Get Ahead in Your Career
Transition Tips for New College Grads
Career Success: Tips to Excel in Your Career
Tactics for Getting Ahead at Work
Showing Professionalism in the Workplace
Habits of Employees That Get Promoted
Shocking Statistics: Millennial Challenges
Confused Millennial: Entering the Workforce
How to Get a Promotion at Work
New Grad to New Job

Fastest Ways to Get Ahead in Your Career
Professional Behavior at Work
Guide to Getting a Promotion

SNL: Corporate Nightmare Song

 

Call to Schedule an Appointment

205-665-6262

 

Send an E-Mail Message

 

 

 

 

 

Career Development Center

University of Montevallo

Station 6262 | Montevallo, Alabama 35115

Farmer Hall, Second Floor

205-665-6262 | career@montevallo.edu

 

UM Career Dev Center

UM Alumni Affairs

 

 

Resources

 

Professional Resources

Resume Resources

Career Planning Information

Career Exploration Resources

Job Market Tools

Skills Employers Value

Special Issues

Grad School Application

Job Loss Resources

 

Post Graduation

 

Welcoming to the real world! You are on your own now. As a recent grad, it is now time to begin the challenge of "adulting." There is an assortment of issues to be faced...

 

Professional Development, Workplace Success, Time Management, Stress Management, Business Etiquette, Personal Finance, Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness, Diet, Lifestyle Balance, Wellness

 

Real World Issues

 

Work Life Balance

Lifestyle and Wellness

Integration of Work and Life

New Grad Tips

Career Planning Information

Job Market Tools

Resume Resources

Career Exploration Resources

Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Time Management

Getting Enough Sleep

Stress Management

Lowering Your Stress

Stress/Mental Health

Diet/Weight Management

Be Careful With Alcohol

Fitness/Exercise

Getting Proper Exercise

Professional Etiquette

Getting Ahead in Your Career

Workplace Issues

Career Crisis

Changing Course

Successful Career Change

Job Loss Resources

 

 

Career Transition

For professionals in transition, the issues and concerns regarding career change can be critical.  For mature, experienced workers considering a mid-life career transition, many important factors must be addressed.  Are there new directions you want to explore?  Is it time to try new things?  Are you seeking a new challenge?  Are you seeking more freedom and independence?
 

Successful Career Change
Making the Most of Your Mid-Life Career Transition
Unconventional Mid-Life Career Change Tips
What Makes a Successful Mid-Life Career Transition?

Making a Mid-Life Career Change
Simple Steps to Mid-Life Career Change Success

Job Loss Resources

 

Time Management

 

Time Management Skills
Time Management Tips for Achieving Your Goals
Time Management: Be More Productive
Ways to Improve Your Time Management Skills

Time Management Information

Tips for Effective Time Management
Time Management Tips for College Students

 

 

Videos: Workplace Issues

Mistakes I Made at My First Job
College Habits That Don't Fly in the Workplace
What I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Career

Find Your Passion

Warning Signs You Should Get a New Job
How to Know Your Life Purpose
Design Your Life
Don't Find a Job, Find a Mission
Do What You Like, Like What You Do
How to Change Careers When You're Lost
Change Your Career, Step Into Your Strengths
The Job Hunt is Dead
Unconventional Career Advice

Our Definition of Failure is All Wrong

Finding the Work You Love

How to Make Your Life a Success

Consider a Change in Career

Changing the World Starts with You

How Successful People Think

What Skills Lead to Success
Skills for the Future Workforce
Strengthening Your Soft Skills

What Are You Going to Do with What You Have?

Redefining Happiness

Stop Wishing, Start Doing

Life Lessons

Doing Good for Others

 

 

Resources

 

Career Info Resources

Resume Resources

Career Planning Information

Career Exploration Resources

Job Market Tools

Skills Employers Value

Special Issues

Grad School Application

Job Loss Resources