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Labcorp is building an inclusive workforce through reverse diverse mentoring

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Labcorp’s reverse diverse mentoring program works to capitalize on all of these workforce trends — in 2020, the first year of the program, more than 50 percent of diversity mentors were promoted after participating in the DEI program. .

Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Christyl Murray

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CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? Additionally, we do acknowledge that also key to development is the access to mentors, sponsors, platform and strategic projects.

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How women can build powerful mentoring relationships

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In this column, I’ll share my thoughts and those of other business leaders on how women can successfully develop mentoring relationships. Mentors are all around us’. rings especially true: “Mentors are all around you. Leadership Development mentoring mentoring women

Note to men: Mentor her! (Yes, even during a pandemic)

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Social distancing during COVID-19 is uncomfortable and challenging, but it also creates unique opportunities for men mentoring women to continue to be reliable and caring colleagues. Mentoring in times of high stress and uncertainty. The post Note to men: Mentor her!

Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

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CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? Leveraging these natural talents and applying them to real-life experiences in the workplace with strong mentors and formal education in adult learning sparked my interest and passion in learning and development.

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5 things to stop expecting from a mentor

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Finding — and successfully connecting with — a mentor is a frustrating experience for people who are searching for someone to provide guidance, proffer wisdom, open doors and course-correct them when they veer off track. Mentor” is not its own relationship category.

Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

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In organizations across the country, mentoring programs are acknowledged to benefit both talented employees and their managers, adding millions of dollars to the bottom line. In fact, research consistently shows that mentoring provides pivotal developmental relationships that function as the backbone for organizational improvement. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships. Mentors are especially important for women.

Get on board with reverse mentoring

CLO Magazine

One such practice is to encourage and support reverse mentoring and incorporate it as a norm within your organizational culture. What is reverse mentoring? Typically, in a mentoring relationship the mentor is someone who has more experience in a particular area or in their career and who provides guidance to a mentee with less experience. Implementing reverse mentoring is one of many opportunities for organizations with a multigenerational workforce.

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. That means about 1 in 6 male managers would hesitate to mentor a woman.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

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By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”. One of the first initiatives Gandarilla launched as CLO was the Education Advancement Program, an overarching project to streamline learning and increase quality and access to training for Texas Health employees. Not This CLO appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

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Mentors are an important aspect for companies to create and encourage a positive and rewarding work culture. But oftentimes, finding a mentor at work can be an overwhelming and challenging task. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor. So, the evidence supporting the need for change is there, but how do you become the mentor or role model for positive change?

Mentoring Without Barriers

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Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. The company uses mentoring and social learning software to achieve this.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

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What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business? From each job plotted along a career path, which may resemble a spider web, employees may access the following critical resources: A clearly defined job description, which the CLO may play a role in shaping through. Leadership Development career paths CLO competencies economy from the vault

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Video: Championing Black female leaders before they enter the workplace

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Jamila Trimuel, founder and CEO of Ladies of Virtue , a mentoring program for Black girls, speaks about supporting grassroots mentoring programs and the importance of mentorship and community engagement to fortify strong Black female leaders.

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Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

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One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. The Fortune 500 health care services company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, has 37,000 employees, and many formal and informal mentoring programs, but they never thrived, said Susan Moss, senior consultant for talent management in the leadership development group. When she was hired in 2013, one of her first mandates was to breathe new life into the mentoring culture.

CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

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She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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Rebuilding relationships will become a key talent retention strategy

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A learning program that links passive learning to experiences with trusted teachers, peers, mentors or coaches is the crown jewel of every great L&D strategy. The post Rebuilding relationships will become a key talent retention strategy appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Verizon’s Lou Tedrick combines innovation and servant leadership to meet the needs of every learner

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The pandemic transformed many CLOs into corporate sherpas, guiding employees as they moved to remote work and providing them with newly virtual content to ensure they had the skills and support to remain productive and engaged. From fashion designer to CLO. Data-driven CLO.

Never stop being curious

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He’s an innovative chief learning officer, living his discipline with his insatiable curiosity and desire to learn,” says Bridgette Weitzel, senior executive advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton and Muñoz’s mentor. From there, he moved on to KPMG in 2017 to become the firm’s CLO.

Creating a continuous learning environment at Aspen Dental

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All of the teams in the Aspen Dental network have access to a robust set of programs to support everything from onboarding through executive leadership training. While the company provides support services, the owners are responsible for managing their business, Judge says.

Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

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Ford’s leaders attribute their ability to weather recent economic turbulence in part to the company’s strong corporate culture where mentoring plays a key role in spreading values and breaking down silos that can disrupt innovation. While many companies have mentoring programs, Ford takes a different approach than most, said Gale Halsey, CLO and director learning and organization development at Ford headquarters. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation. Mentoring From Afar.

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Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

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5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. There is no “classroom” time versus working time — every moment is a chance to learn from colleagues and mentors and hone skills. Crisis Leadership agility crisis leadership culture of learning enlightened CLO

The most important time to support a woman’s career development is in her 20s

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Eighty percent of respondents to the study believe that the most important time to support a woman’s career development is in her 20s. Research shows that young women are much less likely than their male counterparts to seek out mentors and sponsors.

Ascend to mentorship

CLO Magazine

Rather than identifying the pinnacle of one’s career as a title related to managing business units or other people, I propose the highest level of one’s career should be when we ascend to advising and mentoring others. Anyone from the organization can visit the “mentor floor.”

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How to democratize and sustain learning in a hybrid world

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While most organizations budget for learning, many do not have a policy to support its implementation. When managers feel supported by leadership development in these areas, they are more likely to follow through with behaviors that support their team’s growth.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

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That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. After 25 years of working with leading corporations, I’ve identified five key strategies that support the development and advancement of female talent into leadership roles. Women are often less likely than their male colleagues to understand the importance of mentoring relationships, especially early on in their careers.

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A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

As head of talent and L&D at PerkinElmer, Sullivan is in charge of ensuring the company’s 12,000 employees are properly trained, engaged, supported and coached, as well as making sure the company recruits and retains the best and brightest individuals. Butters knew she’d found her CLO.

CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

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They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. That forced them to rethink their approach to training, mentoring and career development. For his first act as CLO, Ilvento brought together the leaders of every business unit to agree on a single learning management platform. The platform does more than support individual assessments, however. Joe Ilvento knows how to sell.

Female leadership development, COVID-19 and the glass cliff

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She recalls an old mentor who noticed a trend in signs of imposter syndrome throughout coaching sessions, even in very accomplished, high-ranking leaders. Important skills include learning how to listen effectively, how to get the whole team motivated, and how to mentor others.

Make a commitment to learn, grow, develop and advance in your career

CLO Magazine

For this exercise think about what knowledge, skill, ability, characteristics, exposure and network you will need to support your development. Here are some actions you should consider to support your development plan: Courses and certifications. Social networks and media platforms.

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Competencies and collaborations for 2022

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The research was conducted at the heart of the pandemic, and surveyed three key corporate constituencies: talented women, their managers and their mentors. Specific data on how women see themselves changing amidst uncertain times vis a vis how their managers and mentors see them changing.

5 steps to build better internal talent pipelines

CLO Magazine

For example, a customer support representative can be skilled into another support-oriented role, such as an IT support specialist. The next step is to choose the right learning options to support employees along their chosen career paths.

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Ask the Career Doctor: Helping women advocate for advancement in a post COVID-19 era

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How can I encourage and support these women to be equally proactive in going for career advancement? Here are three examples of how to encourage and support female talent in your organization: Enable them to embrace their differences.

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Investing in an inclusive workforce is a national readiness imperative

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Ensuring our workforce can keep up with advancements in science, technology, research and innovation serves the interest of all our stakeholders — and supports our vital national security mission. Shifting requirements to support skills-based hiring.

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Matching Military Veterans With Business Veterans

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Dutter serves as a mentor in the program, established through a partnership between Military Veteran Partners and B2B sales training company Empire Selling. Military Veteran Partners aims to help by supporting veteran businesses and employment opportunities. “We Third, by providing mentors and working alongside veteran entrepreneurs to help the growth of their careers and companies. “When I heard about this particular program, there was only one answer.

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Providing healing, promoting hope: Allyship in action

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As we work with talented women, their managers and their mentors, we see this kind of allyship play out time and again. Repeatedly, it offers needed guidance and support to female talent both in the workplace and beyond.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

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Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. Provide specialized coaching/mentoring. Women from multicultural backgrounds can benefit from having a coach or mentor with whom they can surface unconscious biases , discuss options and hone their communications skills. Intersectionality is the key to breaking down barriers, increasing trust and fostering open, honest communication that supports employees from all walks of life.

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Gender’s influence on top leadership challenges during COVID – and what it means for L&D

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We know that when women have equitable access to a variety of challenging assignments and the support needed to grow into that work successfully, it accelerates their development.

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Lessons learned from the Great Resignation: 3 ways L&D teams can help companies hang on to employees

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To support companies in creating work environments employees will thrive in, our strategies are based on the insights of fellow learning and development leaders that L&D departments, HR professionals and leadership teams can rely on to build the workplaces today’s employees demand.

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How to build a corporate ladder high potential women can climb

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Q: In your last column , you offered suggestions on how HR managers can encourage and support women to stay visible in the workplace even as they work remotely. Mentors can provide the insight, guidance and non-judgmental conversations that can inform, excite and inspire.

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