Moving Wisconsin Career Professionals Forward

Moving Wisconsin Career Professionals Forward

WCDA Spring 2015 PDI - SOFT SKILLS: Techniques, Tips and Tools

  • 29 May 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Gateway College, Racine Campus, 1001 S. Main Street, Racine, WI 53403, Racine Building, Superior Room #102


Registration is closed.

More and more employers are placing greater emphasis on the need for job seekers to have soft/transferable skills in addition to their job specific skills.  As career professionals, we often educate our clients and students for success in securing and maintaining a job.  WCDA invites you to attend our professional development opportunity on “Soft Skills” to learn techniques, tips and tools to incorporate into your interactions with your students/clients to help them prepare and succeed in the work place.


REGISTRATION (8:00 am – 9:00 am)

Light breakfast provided


Chris Czarnik, Manager – Employment Connections, Fox Valley Technical College

"Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The two biggest challenges of turning education into employment”




Simon Jason Brown, Career Counselor - Humanities and Social Sciences, U.W. Whitewater

Using Storytelling in Career Development

Lunch provided (11:30am-12:15pm)


Marie Smith,  Independent Career Coach

Interactive Activities to Identify Soft Skills



Pam Peterson, Regional Health Training Institute Coordinator, & Stacy Kopecky, Workshop Presenter, Racine WDC

Growing the Critical Thinking Terrain

What are you going to take home in your tool bag?  Sharing Session. (2:30pm-3:00pm)

Gateway College, 1001 S. Main Street, Racine, WI 53403, Racine Building, Superior Room #102  

Parking lot D (No Parking Permit Required)

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*Please email if you need a gluten free sandwich due to allergies. 

If you have questions about the Professional Development Workshop, please feel free to call or email Sheri Eisch at 262.564.2720,

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