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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
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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
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Leadership development training is less responsible for exceptional leaders than the artist in them, according to business guru and monk Kenny Moore
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A job search plan is a personal marketing strategy for
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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.
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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
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A job change requires careful evaluation of your current situation and an understanding what needs you have that are not being met.
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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.
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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%)
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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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http://www.findaseminar.com/ http://www.pryor.com/mkt_info/onsiteseminars/topics/1999/isih.asp http://www.amanet.org/seminars/ http://www.managementtraining.biz/ http://www.skillpath.com/
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How high is your job satisfaction? Take a test to see how well you perceive your company meets your your needs
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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)
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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.
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Having a professional interview follow-up process strengthens a woman manager’s chances to receive a job offer. Ignoring it reduces her chances significantly.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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A women in management becomes a great team leader by truly caring about individual team members and shows it by being motivational and inspirational
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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
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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
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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
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