Blog: Discussions on Mentoring and Management

#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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Training Workshop #2 Blog

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SylvetteMascioni Niko Klein Fernando Moreno-Yanez Steven Sosa May 3, 2017 Training Workshop #2 Blog Across the board, we all can say that this training workshop…

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Recruitment University

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Blog by: Emily Gardner, Emily Mullett, and Stephanie Clark   Have you seen those YouTube videos? The ones where two blonde women in matching tee…

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Tools for New Trainers about How Our Langue Is Evolving

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By Alexis Straiten   When looking at the evolution of language, we can see that things have changed in the past twenty years. So, how…

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ROI in Volleyball

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By: Steven Sosa   While feeding my social media addiction this weekend, I can across a Facebook memory of my high school volleyball team and…

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