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Crazy Protégé Requests from the Fyre Music Festival: Lessons Learned

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By Ellen Ensher Ph.D Being a protégé involves communicating your goals with your mentor, building trust in your relationship with your mentor, and being open to feedback. Never should a…

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How and Why to Write Business Blogs and LinkedIn Posts

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By Ellen Ensher Blog writing is fun! It is a great way to cut loose from the shackles of academic or report writing and share ideas, test thoughts, start a…

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#Bird Box Challenge: Bringing Popular Culture to Icebreakers!

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By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. This semester I decided the icebreakers I was accustomed to using on the first day of school were boring and bleh. After watching the movie, Bird…

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Setting your training on fire!

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Nikki Fernandez Has anybody ever tried to grab your attention in an unconventional way? Maybe you liked it, maybe it missed the mark, but hopefully the person didn’t try to…

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Office Sensitivity: Are you setting ground rules?

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Vanessa Hernandez Are you ever lonely on a Friday night with no plans? As a college student, watching The Office is one of my favorite past times. There is something…

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Why aren’t harassment training programs working?

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Megan McCord Have you ever had to “shut down” a sexual advance in the workplace? A new poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC found 48% of female workers said they had personally…

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Guest Blog Post # 1. Training, why it matters.

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Grant Kelly https://www.forbes.com/sites/victorlipman/2013/01/29/why-development-planning-is-important-neglected-and-can-cost-you-young-talent/#1c2990c66f63 Despite the fact that more than 4.3 million Americans work in retail, the task of finding a sales associate when you most need one still seems impossible.…

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Compensation and Benefits Exercise for Students

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By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. In the book “Teaching Human Resource Management: An Experiential Approach” I provided a student exercise that would be useful to students as it required them to…

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Re-Crafting Careers at Mid-Career

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By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. They say all research is me-search. Recently, my good friend and co-author, Elisa Grant-Vallone, blinked our eyes and found ourselves at mid-career. So we asked the…

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From Handshake to Hug: The Art of the Shug in a Post #MeToo Environment

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By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D A year and a half ago, I wrote a LinkedIn post that discussed that awkward moment we have all faced when we have to make a…

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