Perspectives on Fitting In at Work Event

Perspectives on Fitting In at Work Event


Dr. Joanie B. Connell

On Wednesday, November 4, 2015 there will be a San Diego campus event titled “Perspectives on Fitting In at Work.” Attendee’s will gain insight into how to be a professional in the workplace and fit in to a new job role. This event is also a great opportunity to meet current students, faculty and to learn more about the organizational psychology programs at Alliant. The discussion will be presented by special guest speaker Joanie B. Connell, Ph.D..

Dr. Joanie B. Connell is an organizational consultant, talent management expert and leadership coach who specializes in maximizing leadership potential. She works with companies to attract, develop, and retain top talent and she works with individuals to improve their success and happiness in their careers.  Joanie is author of the book “Flying without a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life.” As a consultant, Joanie develops leaders across generations, coaches executives and youth at Flexible Work Solutions, and consults with organizations in a variety of areas, including executive leadership development, diversity, generations, flexible work arrangements, work-life balance, life transitions, character and ethics, team building and virtual teams. Her clients are from Fortune 100 companies, not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies and high tech, biotech, healthcare, finance, legal and other industries. As a professor, she teaches or has taught business and psychology students of all ages at UCSD’s Rady School of Management & Leadership, at Alliant International University, and at National University. Joanie earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in Engineering from Harvard University.

The event will go from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Green Hall.