Why Your Career Needs Reverse Mentoring

On The Job

That’s why more employers are starting to explore reverse mentoring. So Garrow, 51, began participating in the employer’s reciprocal mentoring program. He was partnered with 24-year-old Rebecca Kaufman who taught him how to use Twitter and get more out of professional networking sites.

Inside Ness – the Network for Essex Support Staff

Practically Perfect PA

As someone born and bred in Essex I am so pleased that we have a network connecting PAs in the area. Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? Seek out a mentor and join a professional organisation and relevant networks. About the network….

Inside the Guernsey PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? Find yourself a mentor that you look up to. I would also recommend joining a local PA network. This will mean that you get to meet other PA’s from all sectors and you will be able to network and develop.

Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? Who’s Your Coach?

The Solopreneur Life

You might be a charter member of the Larry’s The Solopreneur Life, you likely read various blogs and books, and you probably belong to one or more networking groups. Do you need someone to create a training plan for you? • They are a wonderful way to develop your support network.

How To Find Your Mentor

Productivity Bits

Whatever stage you are in your career, you need a mentor. A mentor brings out the best in you. You might be the king of experts in your company but you still need a mentor. A mentor does not only bring out the best in you, he or she also does keep your ego in check so you don’t go out of bounds. How does a Mentor differ from a Teacher? Simply put, a Teacher is a “push&# , a Mentor is a “pull&#. How do you find your mentor?

Networking – it doesn’t have to be a chore!

Practically Perfect PA

Networking can be a scary word can’t it? At the start of my career aged just 21, I had no real grasp of what networking was, nor was I interested in finding out. I now realise that these events had huge networking opportunities which I failed to appreciate.

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Strategies for Expanding Your Professional Network

Eat Your Career

While I don’t believe this entirely (to me, it’s both what you know and who you know), I definitely agree that having a strong professional network is a critically important part of creating career success. The power of a strong professional network makes it worthwhile.

Building Your Network

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Building Your Network Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on July 14, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. The starting point in this process is to develop a deliberate and systematic approach to networking throughout your career.

Personal Growth Is Your Responsibility

Office Dynamics

This may mean attending training programs to increase your skills. Very often your companies will pay for these courses if your employer sees the benefit to the company for you to have the training. Having a mentor will help an assistant develop skills.

2015 190

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

BioTeams

A Virtual Enterprise Network (VEN) is a voluntary and dynamic community of SMEs that commit to working together for a period of at least six months (ideally, twelve months) to collectively seek opportunities to participate in collaborative projects of mutual business advantage.

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Working together can mean cross-training for out-of-office coverage and expansion of what the team together can accomplish that one person alone cannot do. Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda.

2016 155

How to stay on top of your marketing and networking tasks

Loosely Speaking

This blog will highlight the tip I provided at the meeting: Using the Marketing-Mentor 2009 Grow Your Business Marketing Plan + Calendar. In conjunction with the calendar is The Marketing Mix: Official Blog from Marketing-Mentor, [link].Â

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OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day

Office Dynamics

The training, speaking, coaching and writing Joan devotes herself to, as well as this conference itself, is how she achieves those goals. The final closing was emotional, as peers and mentors hugged and exchanged contact information.

2014 130

5 Ways To Amplify Your Personal Brand

Office Dynamics

Mentor someone in the company. If you really want to expand your network you need a seat at the table. You will expand your network. Judi is an expert on personal branding who helps professionals learn how to expand their network, embrace fear and get a competitive edge. Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Day Career Management Interpersonal Skills Networking Professional Image Self Development Uncategorized

2017 132

Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of websites, training providers and magazines out there for assistants and some are definitely better than others! The magazine doesn’t contain any advertising so it is packed full of articles focussed on training and mentoring assistants. Global PA Network.

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The Virtual Summit programme is up and running!

Practically Perfect PA

Simone is the Founder and Chair of the ACE Network (Assistant Community EMEA) at BlackRock, the world’s leading Asset Management Firm.

2017 169

Peer Synergy: 5 Powerhouse Strategies For Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Working together can mean cross-training for out-of-office coverage and expansion of what the team together can accomplish that one person alone cannot do. And share this post on your favorite social network using #adminblogathon.

2015 174

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART I: AN EVENT OF DISTINCTION BEGINS

Office Dynamics

Meanwhile, the Office Dynamics team including Joan Burge and the conference’s featured expert presenters like Julie Perrine, Chrissy Scivique and Lucy Brazier flowed through the space, helping connect people with industry peers and mentors, sharing stories and smiles.

2014 185

5 Best Practices for Boosting Your Resiliency

Office Dynamics

Build your personal and professional networks. If you need to troubleshoot a problem at the office, find someone with more expertise, get a quick recommendation for something, or find a new job, your network is one of your biggest allies.

2015 223

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

vaclassroom: Passionate about web marketing and online training. A training centre for virtual assistants and online professionals. Emmawalkeruk: Business mentor and virtual assistant trainer. The club offers great networking opportunities.

Choosing Excellence Every Day

Office Dynamics

If you have a mentoring relationship, share this weekly review by email: this allows you to stay in touch and get feedback without placing a burden on your mentoring partner by requiring their attention “right now.”. Once you have gotten into the above habits, it’s important to start scheduling time for a deeper dive into your professional development plan, as well as for extended training sessions.

2017 147

Will Pilotworks Become the WeWork of Shared Commercial Kitchens?

Small Business Labs

These spaces also offer training, events, mentoring and access to food specific networking activities.  A lot of people think the coworking movement is only about shared office space, which is wrong. There are thousands of other types of shared workspaces in the U.S.,

2018 176

Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex, Founder and CEO of The Socialista Projects, Head of IMA Berlin and National Social Relations Officer, speaker, coach and mentor and all round superstar EA! Many members became close friends and mentors.

2017 190

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

Founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips network. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Communication Skills Technology Workplace Tools 10 Must Follow Admin Resources on Twitter admin resources on twitter assistants connections must follow list resources resources for assistants twitter

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

Is it possible to get a list of attendee email addresses to network after the webinar? It is very hard for small business to find the money to support training. What about taking advantage of training from Skillsoft or an employee training through your company?

2015 233

Have You Reached A Career Plateau? How to Regain Control

Office Dynamics

If inexperience is holding you back, approach someone whose work you admire and ask him/her to mentor you. Offer to help coordinate a “lunch and learn” session, or an after-hours network of your peers. Mentor someone else, and you’ll find it’s also good for you.

2016 138

Career development for Assistants: 5 common problems and how to solve them

Practically Perfect PA

Look out for and take advantage of networking events and skills development wherever possible. Explore whether your organisation has a mentoring programme or a buddy system of some kind, that could give you exposure to different roles while you are a PA.

2017 194

Lots of new speakers added to the Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

Amanda Johnson, Virtual Assistant Coaching and Training Company. Passionate about “Creating Exceptional VA’s”, All of the VACT training courses and mentoring options, are designed to support and fit around you, your current work commitments, your individual circumstances and your budget.

2017 165

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Service Untitled

You would take lessons, learn the skill, and try your newly learned abilities while accompanied by your coach or mentor. Remember train, train, train. Employees need to be trained in handling customers and how to address them. Networking.

A Guide to Developing Your Career Prospect

Dumb Little Man

While some companies provide training to help their employees improve on their job, the kinds of training they offer might not be a great fit for your career path. Th e advantages you can reap from professional networking are real and far-reaching. By staying active on social media and widening your support network, you have ensured access to pipelines of information, some of this communicated to you in real-time. Use Seasoned Professionals and Mentors.

2017 144

Tips for Staying Motivated and On Track

Office Dynamics

Study all the outside variables that are slowing you down—is it lack of knowledge, finances, networks, mentors, family support? BIG Staying Power: Never Give Up. Hello Monday Motivators! Welcome to June. The year will soon be half over and so now comes the big test.

2014 189

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

Boomers may just need some additional, recurrent technology training, while millennials are willing to work hard as long as flexible hours and remote work is involved. Here are four ways to get started: Promote Cross-generational Mentoring. Modern mentoring opens the doors for younger generations to step in as advisers. Create a mentoring program for employees to lean on their managers and learn about everything from technology to networking.

2017 111

How to Become an Expert in Your Chosen Field

Eat Your Career

Network With Leaders In Your Field. Network with leaders and others who have the professional clout you’re seeking. Mentor Someone In Your Field. As a mentor, you’ll gain a new perspective about the work you do. Your professional network is also a great resource to tap.

2015 259

Who is attending the Virtual Summit?

Practically Perfect PA

Speaker: Amanda Johnson, Virtual Assistant Coach, Trainer & Mentor, Virtual Assistant Coaching and Training Company. Simone is the Founder and Chair of the ACE Network (Assistant Community EMEA) at BlackRock, the world’s leading Asset Management Firm.

2017 203

Featured Soloist Monique Y. Wells: “I Love the Freedom to Explore”

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: Training and mentoring in time management. In early 2009, I began training my preclinical safety colleagues in time management as a means of keeping abreast of the happenings in the industry as a result of the recession.

2012 265

When Losing is the Answer – 3 Things to Lose for your Best Year Yet

Practically Perfect PA

The person who wants to run a marathon may need to lose hours usually spent watching TV in order to train, and the person who wants to network may need to lose the fear of speaking to strangers. Action: Find a Coach, Mentor and/or Sponsor if you don’t have them in place.

2016 144

Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

The meeting topics include: best practices, interacting with other departments, networking, a mentor program for new hires, training, speaker presentations, cross department discussion opportunities, and much more!

The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

Office Dynamics

I have grown and developed my skills, my knowledge and my network and have come to love this as a career of choice. She has been instrumental in promoting Cisco programs that support administrators, and is a strong proponent of best practice sharing and career development through mentoring programs and training opportunities in her community. Admin Assistant Training Adminology

2010 118

Book Review: Give and Take

Productivityist

One of the ways that givers get ahead is through better networking, and not in the traditional sense of selling something to someone. Givers rather, choose to help others and because they give and give, rather than take and take, they have a larger network.

2014 89

The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

Office Dynamics

I have grown and developed my skills, my knowledge and my network and have come to love this as a career of choice. She has been instrumental in promoting Cisco programs that support administrators, and is a strong proponent of best practice sharing and career development through mentoring programs and training opportunities in her community. Tags: Admin Assistant Training Adminology

2010 100

How Tribridge is Growing Its Own Talent

On The Job

For one reason, popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter wouldn't be possible without the cloud, and nearly half a billion users will connect to the cloud from their smartphones and other mobile devices this year.

2012 164

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Productive & Organized

You have a strategy and training and you've done all of your warm ups.  The free training (a 4-part series of videos) was well done and well focused on a real problem that the audience, small business owners, were experiencing every day.

2012 212

How to Become an Expert in Your Chosen Field

Eat Your Career

Network With Leaders In Your Field. Network with leaders and others who have the professional clout you’re seeking. Mentor Someone In Your Field. As a mentor, you’ll gain a new perspective about the work you do. Another way to demonstrate and share your expertise is to train others—offer to present on a topic of interest at a local industry conference or meeting of your professional association. Your professional network is also a great resource to tap.

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