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To Coach Junior Employees, Start with 4 Conversations
by Jerry Connor BTS.com Blog
Career coaching is crucial for recent college graduates and young people entering the workforce. Though many have scant experience, they’re making choices that will affect their lives long into the future. Research has shown that first jobs are an optimal time for workers to gain transferable skills.
I was recently sitting by myself at a restaurant working on my laptop during lunch. A group of four women was sitting next me. They seemed to be good friends who enjoyed each other’s company. From time to time, they would say something that caught my attention, and I’d find myself eavesdropping a bit especially when they started talking about their husbands.
A typical project review is done "post mortem" – after the fact, and well past any opportunity to change the outcome. You finish a project, and then you study it to determine what happened. From there, you decide which processes to keep and what you'll do differently next time.
A few weeks ago it snowed here, and then iced over. For a few days the streets and neighborhoods were quiet. Still… no movement. I took the dog for a walk in the morning, and the snow dampened all sound and created soft moments… without noise. Calm.
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I recently attended a Manufacturing Summit where the theme was “Fuelling Your Business with Talent”, and the focus was on recruitment, engagement and retention. At the summit, one VP of Human Resources reported that their company lost 63 people in 2017...