Need to Soar? Get a Mentor!

Catherines Career Corner

When it comes to the wisdom that you need to help you advance, your mentor will be the one there helping you to open doors. Get a Mentor! The saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, is applicable here.

The Benefits of Mentoring

Ms. Career Girl

I was approached to be a mentor sometime last fall. As someone in need of mentoring herself, what could I possibly teach a potential protégée? I became a mentor through a program called Year UP. I have found that mentoring comes naturally to me. Mentoring is for life.

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Mentoring Your Successor

WorkEngagement

Only a few games into the season, the organization has decided to fire head coach, Mike Brown. As of Monday morning, they had hired Mike … Continue reading → Uncategorized Leadership Planning succession planning Teamwork WorkgroupThe Los Angeles Lakers are off to a shaky start to their 2012-2013 NBA season.

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A Guide to Mentoring for Career Success

The Undercover Recruiter

The benefits of mentoring throughout various career stages has been the basis of many great debates. With the transition to a coaching leadership style, many individuals believe that this removes the need for promoting the benefits of mentor programs or seeking out a career mentor.

Why You Should be Mentoring Future HR Professionals

Workology

I partnered with my local SHRM chapter to start a mentoring program for HR students, recent grads, and new HR professionals last year and the results have been amazing. You don’t need to start your own mentoring program to “give back.”. This time of year is crazy busy for me.

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Why Your Coworker May Be Your Best Mentor

Evil HR Lady

A mentor is a valuable thing. Having someone that wants to help you succeed in your career and can help coach you through it can make the difference between being stuck at entry level and climbing up the corporate ladder. When we look for a mentor, we often look for people who are leaders in the industry. To keep reading, click here: Why Your Coworker May Be Your Best Mentor

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Create Career Success By Becoming a Mentor

Career Realism

Success Tweet: Find a mentor. Mentors are positive people who will help you find the lessons in your experience and use them to move forward. This is a long post, because mentors are an important source of career advice. The term “mentor” comes from The Odyssey.

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8 Bad Leadership Behaviors That Destroy Organizations

Career Realism

If you are in a leadership role, now is the time to pay attention. Here is my list of eight bad leadership behaviors you must eliminate if you want to keep top talent and set the stage for your organization to prosper and thrive. How To Grow Your Leadership Skills.

Part I: The Fortunate Rock Stars Blessed by a Mentor

Workology

The Mentor. I had a moment of epiphany— find a mentor. Then, one of the tenured consultants let everyone know that she would be my mentor. My mentor walked in the room and placed her hand on my shoulder, smiled, and walked away. Leadership Life

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How Leadership Coaching Helped a BBC Executive Take On Her Toughest Challenge

Position Ignition

With the aid of coaching. Osman started having coaching sessions soon after she arrived at the BBC in 1999. The answer lies in the characteristics of high quality coaching, characteristics she saw for herself and benefited from. Source: Coaching and Mentoring by Jane Renton.

So you hired a life coach?!?! Yep even in HR!

Workology

I try to be everything to everybody, nurse, friend, coach, personal shopper etc. By the guidance of many of my mentors I sat down and had a serious conversation with myself. I needed to hire my own coach. I am now working with a personal business coach twice a month.

Five Lessons of Leadership

Learning Voyager

All Things Workplace Beyond Blinking Lights and Acronyms Developing Leaders Employee Engagement Zingers Endless Knots FEARLESS LEADERSHIP Gautam Ghosh on Human Resources Gautam Ghosh on Organizations 2.0 Five Lessons of Leadership Lessons from the Van Cliburn Winners "I Just Graduated.

Mandatory Greatness: Leadership Is A Magnificent Intolerance

Career Realism

Leadership is a magnificent intolerance. He challenges his new mentor, accusing her of being needlessly negative by talking about “intolerance.” The post Mandatory Greatness: Leadership Is A Magnificent Intolerance appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

Professional Resume Services

debrawheatman Resume writer and career coach offering tips and insight into job search and resume writing. hireimaging Barb Pool is a career strategist, coach, and resume writer with over 30 years of experience. susanwhitcomb Resume writing pioneer, trainer, and job coach.

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Get Along With Your Boss: Know How

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle Apart from yourself, your boss is the next most important person in your career. Like it or not, you are the one in charge of your relationship with your boss. The quality of the relationship you have [.].

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6 New Year Career Resolutions For You

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Business Career Career Change Career help Career Management CV CV/Resume Empowerment Entrepreneurship Job evaluation Job Search Jobs Leadership and Career Management Linkedin Manager Networking Personal Branding Self-Development Skills Portfolio Social Media Video Web 2.0 Written by Catherine Adenle If you are keen to develop your career further this year, then ensure that you have some New Year resolutions to help your career.

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Get Along With Your Boss: Know How

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle Apart from yourself, your boss is the next most important person in your career. Like it or not, you are the one in charge of your relationship with your boss. The quality of the relationship you have [.] Related posts: Want to Impress Your Boss? See 15 Proven Tips. Are You the Nightmare Manager? Want to Destroy Your Career? See 8 Ways. Are You Creating Your Own Workplace Stress? See These 5 Ways. This is What Your Manager is Thinking! Part 1.

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6 New Year Career Resolutions For You

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Business Career Career Change Career help Career Management CV CV/Resume Empowerment Entrepreneurship Job evaluation Job Search Jobs Leadership and Career Management Linkedin Manager Networking Personal Branding Self-Development Skills Portfolio Social Media Video Web 2.0 Written by Catherine Adenle If you are keen to develop your career further this year, then ensure that you have some New Year resolutions to help your career.

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So You Want to Become a Manager. Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great One?

The Job Quest

Executive coach and author Harrison Monarth wrote a post for Harvard Business Review. They coach. You could discover an approach to a problem you hadn’t considered before, or you may identify someone who would be a good mentor to others who are struggling. “Coach.”

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6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Workology

Despite research showing that professional women have the same leadership aspirations as men and plenty of evidence that companies with female CEOs outperform those led by men, only five percent of S&P 500 companies’ CEO slots are, in fact, filled by women. Mentoring, But Seriously.

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How Much Time Do You Actually Need with Your Boss?

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a  Leadership IQ study “Optimal Hours with the Boss,”  most people spend only half the time they need with their boss. Employees When I asked Leadership IQ CEO Mark Murphy about this curious finding, he said: “When you spend too much time with the boss, it starts to feel like micromanaging.  Best Practices Coaching Communication Daily Life Job Satisfaction Mentoring Personal Development Professionalism Time Management

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Millennials Aren’t Aimless Kids Anymore

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Of current millennials who are leaders, only 36 percent said they felt ready when entering the role, and 30 percent still do not feel ready today – citing managing difficult people or situations, lack of experience, and dealing with conflicts as their top concerns upon entering a leadership role.  Best Practices Coaching Current Affairs HR Issues Life in the 21st Century Management Mentoring Millennials Recruiting

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Millennials: Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

Career Realism

Just like when they entered the workplace, Millennials are changing things up as they begin stepping into leadership roles. Contrary to some stereotypes associated with Millennials, The Hartford’s 2013 Leadership Survey shows Gen Y is motivated to make the transition and become leaders in multiple aspects of their lives. As younger employees take on a variety of leadership roles, they should aspire to become well-rounded in these roles.

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How to Create a Corporate Culture of Innovation

Workology

Leadership Serves. This leadership style cannot exist in a paternalistic structure. Business Leadership Work If you want your company to be innovative , you need a support system for innovation. Seems a little obvious, right? Maybe not.

Want a Results Driven Culture? Don’t Pull a Marissa Mayer

Workology

Here’s how: Coaching and Effective Communication with Team Members. As a member of senior management, it’s important to always mentor and have effective communication with your team members, not just when there is a problem. Business Leadership

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Hiring for an Agile Team: Create the Agile Interview

Hiring Technical People

Do you coach and mentor each other? hiring strategy audition behavior-description cultural fit growth mindset Hiring Geeks That Fit servant leadership transition to agile When I talk about interviewing an agile team, many people think, “Oh, we should pair!” ” and that’s it. But, many teams don’t pair regularly. If you pair in the interview and you don’t pair at work, you have an incongruent interview.

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Sex As A Part of the Recruiting Process: The Problem is Plausible Deniability.

HR Capitalist

When I was a Graduate Assistant and a young Assistant Coach in college basketball, one of my peer-based mentors (a guy who was 33 to my 24 at the time) took the fall for recruiting violations at a Top 20 program. That's leadership. . . Leadership

Why Women Rock As Business Leaders & Simple Tips On How To Climb The Ladder Of Success!

Ms. Career Girl

Gone are the days where “leadership” is perceived solely as a male trait. If you’re up for the task, consider these four tips to start your climb: Gain a Mentor AND an Advocate: Increase Your Internal Visibility. Ask her to be your mentor and learn from her in any way that you can.

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These Day-to-Day Actions Can Advance Your Career

Professional Resume Services

Your executive profile may indicate leadership abilities, but you have to show those abilities on a daily basis. Be a mentor or coach for other employees in your organization. Getting a promotion to advance your career doesn’t happen overnight or by accident.

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5 Tips When Looking For a New Job Over the Age of 40

Ms. Career Girl

They need to know that our leadership skills and experience will fit in flawlessly with their company. Seek a mentor, be a mentor. In recent weeks I have had great women mentor me. When I look in the mirror, for the first 5 seconds I still see a twenty- year -old.

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College Career Centers Are Challenged in Preparing Students for Work

Water Cooler Wisdom

In our conversations, many of the directors claimed that although administrators are generally supportive of their efforts, this support is overshadowed by bureaucratic processes, budget cuts, and a lack of appreciation for the full range of available student services (assessment, employer matching, resume help, interview coaching, job fairs and educational programming – to name a few!).  The skills gap is getting wider.

101 Career Experts You Should Know

Tim's Strategy

People always ask for referrals to career experts like resume writers and career coaches. Career Coaches. Kimberly Roush – All-Star Executive Coaching. Dory Willer – Beacon Quest Coaching. Greg Fry – Careers Coach. Cindy Kraft – The CFO Coach. Molly Peterson – Imagine Coaching. Sharon Rich – Leadership Incorporated. Ilise Benun – Marketing Mentor. Barry Simpson – Virtual Job Coach.

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The 10 Things Leaders Do to Create the Conditions for Success

Learning Voyager

Adapt your leadership style to each situation. Enable their success through team building, training, coaching, and mentoring. For more ideas on leadership, contact Terry and invite him to speak to your organization. Leadership SuccessIf it's true (as I argued in a prior blog post ) that People deliver Results, then what must the leader do to ensure that the people can succeed?

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6 Tips for Revitalizing Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

As you refresh and review your goals for this year, ask yourself: when did you last speak to your mentor? A strong personal board of advisors includes six types of people that will help you move forward: mentors, sponsors, connectors, close friends, point experts and coaches.

2016 190

Employee Engagement Dialogue: Magnetic Engagement

David Zinger

Employee Engagement Employee Engagement Dialogues David Zinger Kevin Sheridan leadership magnetic engagement management workA conversation with Kevin Sheridan and David Zinger.

2012 76

You should lead from the middle | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog You should lead from the middle Posted to: Leadership January 13th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook People talk about leadership like it’s a business crisis , and the exit of the baby boomers leaves a huge gap , and there are no aspiring leaders in the younger workforce. But what we have is actually a semantic problem rather than a leadership problem.

2010 74

Reinventing Yourself

Learning Voyager

All Things Workplace Beyond Blinking Lights and Acronyms Developing Leaders Employee Engagement Zingers Endless Knots FEARLESS LEADERSHIP Gautam Ghosh on Human Resources Gautam Ghosh on Organizations 2.0 Five Lessons of Leadership Lessons from the Van Cliburn Winners "I Just Graduated.

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6 Strategies To Kickstart Your Career As A College Sophomore

Career Realism

Continue monthly meetings with your career coach. In my earlier post titled “ 6 Steps to Kick start your Career Freshman Year ,” I discuss the importance of establishing monthly meetings with a career coach. Find a Professional Mentor. Check out her CareerHMO Coaching page.

2014 114

Is Moving to a Management Position Your Next Best Career Move?

Career Makeover Coach

Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS Is Moving to a Management Position Your Next Best Career Move?

2010 193

Using ROI to Make Your Case for a New Program

Water Cooler Wisdom

After I spoke, I attended an extremely useful session from Elizabeth Ruske and Betsy Sobiech of Tiara Coaching. Although the topic was elevating global women’s leadership, the speakers presented a simple process for planning a strategic, ROI-generating initiative that is relevant across the board. For your future benefit, here is Tiara’s process using women’s leadership as an example.

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6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman

Career Realism

Step 2: Schedule Monthly Meetings With A Career Coach. Because career development is a process that takes as many semesters as your established major, scheduling career coaching appointments monthly will benefit you tremendously. Step 6: Get A Mentor.

2014 114

From Financial Services to Social Enterprise

Career Shifters

Here's how a leadership programme gave her the tools to find her 'fit'. It's a year-long leadership programme for those who want to transition careers, combining paid placements, training, mentoring, coaching and an entire community.

2016 195

5 Tips on Managing Millennials in the Workplace

Resume Bear

As Millennials move into management and leadership positions, we predict that there will be an emphasis on them asking others for their opinions – as opposed to “it’s my way or the highway.” Invest in personal development and training, like coaching and mentoring programs.

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