Webinar: Bring Your Brain to Work

Bring Your Brain to Work: Using Cognitive Science to Get a Job, Do it Well, and Advance Your Career


Whether you're looking to advance your career or to help others to maximize their career potential, there is great value in learning more cognitive science that can be applied to the career cycle of getting a job, excelling at it, and moving on. In this webinar, Art Markman explores topics from his new book Bring Your Brain to Work.

Dr. Markman will discuss key aspects of motivation, social behavior, and cognition that affect career success, and will illustrate each topic with stories drawn from interviews done for the book. He will take up the psychology behind career happiness and the role of values in making a career contribution. He will discuss elements that increase productivity and the ability to learn on the job. Dr. Markman will also talk about the cognitive science underlying workplace communication and leadership. Finally, he will explore factors that help people to decide whether to change careers, to leave a firm, or to seek a promotion within an organization.

 

Thursday, July 18 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm


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