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Office Politics. It’s that indescribable river that runs through an office. How you navigate the white water rapids, slow curves, and estuaries can make a huge difference in your own career. In this interactive discussion, presenter Kimberley Rawes talks about how to identify some of the obvious kinds of political situations. She also discusses how best to navigate through those instances and what kind of support, if any, your supervisor may provide. Finally, Kimberley shares some best practices from her favorite leaders in work place culture, and you’ll discover what current trends are making positive changes to people’s livelihoods.
New professionals and anyone in need of tips on handling office politics
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12/06/12 12:00 PM
The University of British Columbia
Kimberley Rawes is a career development professional with a passion for work place culture and change. She has been coaching undergraduate and graduate students on a wide range of career topics for almost four years at The University of British Columbia. She has been published in the national career development journal, Contact Point, and interviewed by local and national media on the topics of job creation and Gen Y career development. As a fellow Gen Y, she spends her additional time plugged in to new technology trends and creative new ventures.
Michelle H Kozora
Michelle Kozora holds a B.S. degree (Purdue University) and M.S. degree (Purdue University) in food science. Michelle first worked for two years as a Food Technologist at Hormel Foods. From 2003 to early 2014, she was with Tate & Lyle. She was initially in their Food Ingredients Technical Service group as a Food Scientist and Senior Food Scientist. In this role, she worked with many different customers, including major food manufacturers and distributors, to help them with the development of new and existing product lines. She gained an in-depth knowledge of many food applications and ingredients. At the end of 2011, Michelle moved over into a Product Manager of Texturants role where she manages the cook-up starch portfolio from pricing, ensuring capacities, and to launching pipeline ingredients. Michelle recently started with Nestle in Solon, OH and works as a Project Manager on the Ingredients team focused on starches and related ingredients. Michelle is also very active in IFT, having been a member since 1997, and is a member of the New Professionals Taskforce.