Mentorship is a valuable and essential piece of career development and workplace engagement. Learn the phases of the mentor-mentee relationship and how their trajectory influences businesses and fosters future success. January is National Mentoring Month. Make a resolution to be both a leader and a learner as you enter the new year with a fresh perspective!
Our featured professional is Jen Ziemke, Associate Professor of Political Science at John Carroll University. Dr. Ziemke is an educator and a lifelong learner with a passion for connections through the community. She is the founder of Crisis Mappers, an organization that uses uses technology, crowd sourcing, geospatial platforms, and scientific data to create networks during humanitarian crises.
Our featured professional is Emily Barrett, Director of Experiential Learning and External Relationships at the University of Albany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cyber Security. She uses a focused, thoughtful approach to pour her energy into her students and empower them toward fearless pursuits of growth and learning.
Our featured Passionate Professional, Raymond Bailey, transferred three decades of law enforcement experience into a digital solution to help groups of people communicate faster and easier through the Share911 app. Inspired by leaders throughout his career, he creates a project based learning environment as a coach and mentor to maximize success.
The CEO of a company is a leader, decision-maker, manager, and guide. In addition to supporting the vision and growth of a company, leaders must complete projects and tasks with the appropriate staff. With all these demands, company leadership may feel unable to balance the economic and business needs with staff requirements and cannot find time to engage with employees. By using a project based learning method, CEOs take on an important role as coaches and mentors, working toward similar goals, increasing engagement, and inspiring employees to achieve and grow.
Engagement is the key to learning. Discussion based sessions allow small groups to maximize time through open-ended questions and open doors to let everyone have a voice.The Marco Program builds on these principles to produce real-time results for all participants!
Creating or changing a safety culture in the workplace can be an intimidating process. Through strategic action, manageable goals, and employee engagement, small changes can lead to great results. Working as a team, your organization can address and identify areas for improvement and take steps to promoting a safe, secure working environment.