Executive Coaching and Effective Learning

Written by CMOE Development Team

We’ve all been through training events—workshops, seminars, and courses that didn’t affect our behavior as much as we would have preferred. And while each provides valuable information and tools for increased productivity, most of us also understand what happens afterrepparttar workshop is over. We return to our work, our offices, our lives—andrepparttar 141054 principles we learned are swept aside by a tidal wave of meetings, projects, and commitments. If we’re motivated, we find a moment to reflect on and consolidate a couple of relevant points, but industry studies show that most new learning is lost within a few days ofrepparttar 141055 event—as much as 90% in some cases. So what’srepparttar 141056 solution?

Think for a moment how you learned most ofrepparttar 141057 truly valuable skills you possess. The fact is most effective learning comes from our relationships and interactions with others. Parents, coaches, mentors—all have had their impact on our lives. They guide us as we take steps in a new direction, and help us overcomerepparttar 141058 natural obstacles that arise.

True and lasting change takes time—time to practice, to think, to commit. The accountability we experience when others are involved in our personal change process is a powerful ingredient to keep us on track. A coach can providerepparttar 141059 guidance,repparttar 141060 accountability,repparttar 141061 “mirror” for our ideas that will challenge us, help us grow, and keep us moving forward.

Auto-Disqualification - When Your Resume Never Reaches the Decision Maker

Written by Steven Bristow

When applying for a position in today’s market, do you ever wonder, “Is my resume really directed torepparttar decision maker?” Are you concerned that your resume never reachesrepparttar 141053 true “hiring manger” or decision maker? Worse yet, are you being "auto-disqualified” because your resume doesn't speak torepparttar 141054 decision makers needs and never makes it passed his or her screening process?

How would you know if your resume did or didn’t reachrepparttar 141055 appropriate decision maker? You can truly never know for certain. However, there are steps you can take to ensure that your resume does not get "auto-disqualified", or provide obvious reasons not to be hired.

There are several “mistakes” commonly made in resumes that give immediate reasons why you will not be offeredrepparttar 141056 opportunity to go torepparttar 141057 next step inrepparttar 141058 hiring process.

The usual first step in obtaining a position isrepparttar 141059 submission of your resume. Typically that is torepparttar 141060 staff in a Human Resources department.

Often, HR is given a specific group of parametersrepparttar 141061 hiring manager is seeking in a particular applicant. If a resume does not reflect those parameters it is often filed away and never given torepparttar 141062 decision maker.

Age is often a factor in this process. Age discrimination happens. It happens to applicants that are too old for a position or too young. Companies are not allowed to ask an applicant’s age, but often times they don’t have to. Many people reflect this information voluntarily in their resume. By giving a high school graduation year, college graduation year, or evenrepparttar 141063 dates you attended schools givesrepparttar 141064 reader ample information to decide if you are too young or too old forrepparttar 141065 position. Age is never a reason you will be hired, but it certainly could be a reason you are not hired. Why give them this information?

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