Is Mentoring Just a Memory?

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Once upon a time, a writer was created in a complex process of teaching and mentoring. Salaried and freelance mentors are still out there. Original Post: Is Mentoring Just a Memory?

10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

A discriminatory salary structure that results in lower pay to women for the same task performed by their male counterparts is downright obstructive. The salary structure for female employees must be competitive and based on performance. Arrange mentoring for female employees.

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5 Ways I’ve Improved My Life in The Last 12 Months

Dumb Little Man

I teamed up with a life coach/mentor. I was handsomely compensated with a company car, phone, laptop, salary and a big, fat monthly bonus. This is where teaming up with a life coach/mentor helped. Are you looking for ways to improve your life ? I recently turned 44.

2016 277

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

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. Millennials aren’t usually as motivated by salary, and instead, want challenging work and flexible office hours to foster a work-life balance. Designed by Freepik.

2017 113

Featured Soloist Derek Peterson: “Always Work to Fill the Glass”

The Solopreneur Life

Find, make, and deepen connections with mentors/advisors. I don’t even know if I am equipped to return to the professional world of 220 days of work for a salary.

2012 192

Preventing Employee Turnover With Better Benefits

Dumb Little Man

Replacing an employee costs up to a sixth of their yearly salary. Millennials want flexible working conditions and hours and tuition assistance and mentoring. Turnover is a serious problem in many businesses, especially as the economy grows stronger.

2019 167

Featured Soloist Kathleen Moore: “Get People to Help You”

The Solopreneur Life

We support and applaud each other’s efforts, and one of them has become a mentor and close friend. In making the decision to leave my secure job in higher ed with its benefits and good salary, my husband and I agreed to dial our lifestyle back several notches.

2012 216

Attracting Millennials: Understanding What Millennials Want in a Career

Office Dynamics

Gone are the days when attractive salaries and retirement options were enough to land top recruits. This is good news for companies who can’t compete with the salaries of big corporations. This year millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S.

2015 195

The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

On The Job

Being a manager can be rewarding and could be key to your garnering a better salary and more opportunities. He also suggests it's a good idea to find a more senior manager to serve as a mentor or to lead a project at work. Most people I know like to complain about their bosses.

Skills 228

How Helicopter Parenting is Invading the Workplace

On The Job

While some managers have complained for years about the need for the youngest generation of workers to be rewarded and mentored constantly, the truth is they may not have seen anything yet.

2012 200

Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry

Practically Perfect PA

So, after some advice from my mentor, I started sending my boss weekly emails detailing what I had achieved that week. For all of you that could not attend the Assist Conference this year I wanted to share my presentation with you – Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry.

2015 254

Book Review: Give and Take

Productivityist

When these givers shifted their thinking from acting for themselves to acting like a mentor for themselves, they shifted into the right frame of giving. One story is of a software engineer who had high qualifications but a low salary.

2014 89

My Job Changed, Why Not My Title

Administrative Arts

By making sure that all persons who do a similar job are making similar salaries, companies can protect themselves against complaints that they are treating disparate groups of employees differently when it comes to pay. First of all, changing job descriptions and titles can mean changing pay scales and requiring higher salaries. It’s a benefit for you even if you don’t qualify for a higher salary at that point. So, your boss is leaving you… Mentoring a Young Executive.

Experience vs. a university degree part two

Practically Perfect PA

If you can get a mentor n(within or outside of your company), that might help also. No, but know of a friend who had no degree and got offered a lower salary. A few months ago I asked the Practically Perfect PA readers if they could complete a survey for me.

2014 192

The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

Office Dynamics

In those days I was an office manager with 3 people reporting to me and my salary was growing at less than 3% per year. 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. Guest Blog entry provided by Debbie Gross, Chief Executive Assistant to John Chamber, Cisco Systems.

2010 120

Administrative Assistant Job Descriptions

Administrative Arts

If you are in a corporate environment and these personal duties are a regular occurrence, though, it could be considered a misuse of company funds, namely your salary. Mentoring a Young Executive. Probably the most frequent questions I get and that I see asked on the internet is what is appropriate work for an Administrative Assistant.

2010 52

Moms Are Not Getting Paid What They're Worth.and Neither Are A Lot of Other People

On The Job

In it's annual Mom survey, it has been determined that "the time mothers spend performing the 10 most popular 'Mom Job' functions would equate to an annual salary of $116, 805 for a Stay-at-Home Mom and $68,405 for a Working Mom." Get a mentor. Are you getting paid what you're worth? According to Salary.com , I sure as heck am not. Let me repeat: I'm not getting paid what I'm worth.

2008 100

Stop Saying "When I Was Your Age"

On The Job

One of the most vulnerable groups of employees are the experienced workers with their higher salaries and richer benefits. Take a class or enlist the help of a younger worker in exchange for some mentoring from you in other areas. This is a frightening time for everyone in the workplace, when fears abound about what latest economic downturn will result in layoffs.

2008 100

The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

Office Dynamics

In those days I was an office manager with 3 people reporting to me and my salary was growing at less than 3% per year. 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. Guest Blog entry provided by Debbie Gross, Chief Executive Assistant to John Chamber, Cisco Systems.

2010 100

5 Ways to Attract Generation Y to Your Workplace

The Small Business Blog

While Millennials value high starting salaries and financial security, they also value flexibility in their work schedule and benefits. Be their mentor. Statistics show that Generation Y (born 1977-1997, also known as “Millennials”) has different expectations and values for their workplace than previous generations. As a small business owner and employer, you need to understand what motivates members of this generation in order to attract them to work for you.

2010 149

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

Being a member is not only a great place for networking, but for mentoring and learning of jobs in your area. A more experienced assistant is also looking for a higher salary, where a younger assistant is usually willing to work for less money because they don’t have the experience. In 1985 I left the office to be a stay-at-home mom. By 1995 when I tried to get back into the administrative field the landscape had changed.

2008 100

Feelings mixed about recent college hires

On The Job

Achille says she’s “frustrated” with some professors “who are trying to be friends and not mentors” to students, and believes that schools should offer “an MBA of life course” to help students understand that in the workplace “there are boundaries.”

2009 151

Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Finnigan says recruiters, who often called young job seekers “challenging,” now report Generation Y job candidates are more willing to compromise on salaries or job duties. Today, more than 50 percent of candidates say they will take the salary offered.

2009 130

Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

That salary came from advertising purchased by business to air on my station. I make less than I did when I was salaried. are our mentors, as well as the discussion leaders.

2009 56