The Professional Development Center aims to provide Case Western Reserve University employees with comprehensive, high-quality learning and development resources that advance the performance of the individual and the university. The center supports staff in achieving their professional development goals.
The center offers one-on-one career development support, including help with the following:
Cover letter writing;
Interview preparations or mock interviews;
Talking through career options;
Preparing for difficult conversations with supervisors or colleagues;
How to make the most out of performance review forms and meetings;
Personalized training recommendations;
Recommendations for self-guided team-building strategies;
Identifying, understanding and explaining your transferable skills;
Highlighting unique experiences on a resume or in your current work;
Understanding job descriptions and the application process;
Zoom etiquette for meetings, interviews, etc.; and
Strategies for productivity, time management and collaboration.