University of Phoenix San Diego Campus Hosts Free Career Strategies Workshop

Saturday, April 11 - 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

SAN DIEGO - The University of Phoenix will host a free career strategies workshop on Saturday, April 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon at their Kearny Mesa Learning Center located at 3890 Murphy Canyon Road in San Diego. Whether you are new in your career, considering a career change or just need to energize your current career, this is a workshop where attendees will come away with practical solutions that can be implemented immediately. This workshop is free to current UOP students and the public-at-large.

With the San Diego County unemployment rate at more than 8-percent, job seekers and those currently employed need all of the help and support they can in managing their career. The three-hour workshop will engage participants in a personal assessment of your unique skills and characteristics and the creation of a personalized career action plan. All guests will receive a Career Management Workbook to guide them through the workshop and beyond, to implement their action plan.

Career expert and University of Phoenix faculty member Tony Vianna will facilitate the free, three-hour workshop. Vianna is the author of "Career Management and the Employee Portfolio Tool Kit, 2nd Edition" and co-author of "Leader Champions: Secrets of Success." He has more than thirty years of human resources experience and is currently the head area chair for the John Sperling School of Business at the University of Phoenix. Vianna is a regular guest on local television and radio programs about career topics.

The free workshop is at the University of Phoenix, 3890 Murphy Canyon Road, in the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego. Please RSVP to 858-650-4655. Free parking is available on-site.

University of Phoenix, which has served working adults for nearly 30 years, has made its mission to remove barriers to education for busy adults by providing accessible scheduling and rigorous degree programs centered on professional goals. The University is the largest private accredited university in North America and is owned by parent company Apollo Group, Inc. As of February 28, 2006, 310,800 students attend Apollo Group, Inc., institutions. The University's focus on small interactive classes, highly personalized teaching and comprehensive academic accountability systems has won praise and recognition by noteworthy academic and business leaders. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.