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I just read your nine essential people skills article and I completely agree with everything that was said. My dad once gave me an really good piece
For women in management, a personal mission statement is an articulation of what they are all about and what success looks like to them. It becomes the first part of their vision statement
Kenny Moore, corporate ombudsman and former monk, brings wisdom, humor and spirituality to finding a job in the 21st century and other issues facing those in today's business world
Leadership development training is less responsible for exceptional leaders than the artist in them, according to business guru and monk Kenny Moore
A job search plan is a personal marketing strategy for
If a layoff happens to a well-prepared woman in management, she knows what to do, when and how. She can and will survive because she has planned ahead.
Managers need to take charge of their own professional development, enhancing their influence, reputation and building a brand of one based on their personal mission statement
A job change requires careful evaluation of your current situation and an understanding what needs you have that are not being met.
I would encourage you to visit this site, sign up for Jo's newsletter and incorporate some of their webinars into your professional development plan - highly relevant, professionally done, and easy to access. The more you learn, the more valuable a manager and leader you'll be.
Politics and power games are inevitable and can be a good, bad or neutral. It’s the behaviors and motivations of men and women that make it good or bad.
Employers are looking closely at this new crop of workers. A collegegrad.com survey reported on what employers want most in examining the talent pool of recent grads. It featured 500 top entry-level employers for 2008 and notes the following factors as the criteria that entry-level employers rank as most important:
1. The student’s major (44%)2. Their interviewing skills (18%) 3. The student’s internship/experience (17%) 4. The college the student graduated from (10%)5. Other miscellaneous qualifications (5%)6. The student’s GPA (4%)7. Their personal appearance (1%)8. The student’s computer skills (1%)
Visitors to the Professional Development page of this site have requested information about live, off-site seminars and workshops. Personal interaction at live events can add to the learning experience and provide networking opportunities for women managers.
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A job search portfolio enables women in management to prove their skills, abilities, accomplishments and the value they've added to other organization(s)
Predictable and unpredictable interview questions can be successfully fielded when you are prepared with the answers and listen carefully to be sure you understand what really is being asked.
Having a professional interview follow-up process strengthens a woman manager’s chances to receive a job offer. Ignoring it reduces her chances significantly.
A successful job interview results when four fundamentals are applied to five major types of interviews and then followed up by a thank you letter.
A resume cover letter for a woman in management is an advertisement for her resume. It sells her skills and personality so a prospective employer likes her and wants her skills.
The resume of a woman manager showcases her skills and record of successes. It proves she can solve a problem or fulfill a need for a prospective employer.
Job forecasts are a key piece of information for women in management who want to assess their risk of being laid off or who are currently seeking a new job.
Smart women in management schedule a business meeting only if the same information can't be communicated in a memo, email, brief report or conference call
A women in management becomes a great team leader by truly caring about individual team members and shows it by being motivational and inspirational
A woman manager’s team charter states why her team was formed, defines its mission and objectives, the roles of each person, how the team will operate and individuals’ boundaries
The key to inspiration is demonstrating that you care about your team members. Team members will reach higher for women in management who inspire them
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most familiar instrument used to explain patterns in the way humans behave. For Women in Management, it has multiple valuable applications