Webinar: How to Succeed in a Corporate Work Environment
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm


Learn how to succeed and win in a competitive, corporate work environment. UA alumnus and founder of the Corporate Rough Guide, Charles Durazo, will discuss how to stay in jobs longer, get promoted more often, make more money, improve your work environment, navigate corporate politics and attain better work/life balance. 

You will learn: 

  • What supervisors and leaders care about
  • How to leverage email 
  • How to stay in your own sandbox
  • How to avoid the road blocker
  • How to leverage body language
  • The Bad Boss Checklist 

About the speaker: 

Charles Durazo graduated from the University of Arizona in 1989 with a degree in finance and went on to attain an MBA from Pepperdine University in 1992. With over 25 years of work experience in manager and director positions, Durazo has worked in product management and product marketing for software firms, including Ariba and IBM. He has also worked in branding and strategic planning for food and beverage firms, including PepsiCo and Clase Azul Tequila.   

Today, Durazo runs his own company helping boutique distilled spirits brands with their branding and strategic planning. Durazo also works with alumni at both the UA and Pepperdine to help accelerate their careers. In a past life, Durazo was a stand-up comedian and comedic improviser in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Durazo is also the proud dad of a soon-to-be teenage son.  


This webinar is brought to you by the UA Alumni Career and Professional Development Lab.

With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this event such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, etc., please email career@al.arizona.edu.