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Developing career resilience
Developing career resilience

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Week 1: What is resilience?


Each week of the course will start with a short video introducing the topics that will be covered. Get started with Week 1 by watching this video:

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Video 1 Introduction to Week 1
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By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • understand the meaning of the term ‘resilience’
  • explain the difference between personal resilience and career resilience
  • identify some of the stress factors in your life
  • recognise the important role that career resilience plays throughout your career and working life
  • understand how an individual might transition through change in the workplace.

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