Podcast: Voices of CLO with Judy Whitcomb

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The second episode of Chief Learning Officer’s new podcast, Voices of CLO, is now live! The following is an excerpt from CLO’s new podcast, Voices of CLO. And all throughout my career, I had great mentors and coaches.

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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. .

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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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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David DeFilippo

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DeFilippo has been in senior talent management and development for more than 25 years, and has previously served in numerous learning leader roles , including CLO for BNY Mellon and also for Suffolk Construction. CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Lisa Doyle

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Chief Learning Officer sat down for a conversation with Lisa Doyle, learning strategist and advisor, and faculty member for the CLO Accelerator program. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy, where she was awarded CLO of the Year in 2011.

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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

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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.

Who’s mentoring ?the future?

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Mentoring and coaching are long-valued methods of leadership, career and personal development. Oprah Winfrey summed up the importance of mentoring during a 2002 interview: “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. The post Who’s mentoring ?the

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

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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.

Mentors: Keeping talented women career-focused in uncertain times

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Mentors have been key players in helping the talented women leaders who attend our programs stay focused on their growth and development, despite bedrock changes to how they do it. Recently, we interviewed mentors to see how they and their mentees were adapting to these altered circumstances.

Find the Right Mentor

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Ours is truly a cross-generational mentoring relationship. This fall HarperCollins will publish our new book, “One Minute Mentoring.”. Mentoring has become a hot topic in recent years, and it’s one that’s always been close to my heart. Yet despite growing interest, mentoring is still not a common practice. Our research has found that while people like the idea of mentoring, they encounter predictable obstacles when taking that first step.

Black Belt Mentors

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Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. The GAO Mentoring Program, as the program they developed became known, aims to create a collaborative learning environment, improve employee morale and provide opportunities for employee development, Crosetto said. A successful mentoring program supports this organizational effort. When the U.S.

Mentoring Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

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One way to increase diversity in leadership roles is to improve mentoring opportunities for women and minorities. According to a new study by Heidrick & Struggles, more than three in four respondents said their most impactful mentoring relationship was important to their career development. The study’s co-author, Mark Livingston, said organizations with mentoring programs are viewed as more attractive places to work and retain employees at a higher rate. “I’m

Effective cross-gender mentoring necessitates clear goals

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The post Effective cross-gender mentoring necessitates clear goals appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Talent Management gender mentoring mentorshipVideo production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

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Everwise: Mentoring Is Big Business

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Mentoring is important for professional advancement and skill development. Homepage - Video Learning Delivery Everwise leadership leadership development learning delivery mentoring talent technologyTags: Everwise , leadership , leadership development , learning delivery , mentoring , talent , technology The post Everwise: Mentoring Is Big Business appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

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Of the nine learning methods examined by the study, instructor-led training, short-clip video, and coaching and mentoring were the top three learning approaches cited by respondents overall. Coaching and mentoring appeals most to the oldest (50+ years old) and youngest learners (21-25 years old) out of all age groups in the workplace. Naturally, they want input and guidance from experts and mentors who can help them continue to navigate the waters of change.

Mentoring: More Than Just a Match 

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Leading a mentoring program means more than just matching people and calling it a day. That single task barely scratches the surface of what it takes to effectively run a mentoring program. Mentoring administrators are part coach, part facilitator, part support network and part matchmaker. Learning leaders must consider these various aspects and take part in the mentoring program in multiple ways to make the programs work. Transformative Mentoring.

How Male Mentors Can Develop Women at Work

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Mentorship is essential for women’s advancement, but women often encounter more challenges acquiring and developing mentoring relationships. Then, even when they exist, they are unable to mentor all the junior women in today’s organizations. To make matters worse, men may be reluctant to mentor junior women for a host of reasons. Inclusive mentoring requires more than simply initiating mentoring relationships.

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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The Value in Cross-Generational Mentoring

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Working within a mentoring relationship is a powerful way for individuals to grow their careers. Whether young people are learning from seasoned pros, or career achievers are passing along their wisdom, mentoring offers a host of benefits: increased knowledge, new skills, elevated energy levels and career satisfaction. Without the many mentors I’ve had along the way, my career and company would never have happened. Peer-to-peer mentoring can be just as beneficial.

Need Help Developing Soft Skills? Get a Mentor

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Mentoring can help. At its core, mentoring is about people coming together and learning from one another. In a nutshell, mentoring relationships help people improve soft skills such as listening, receiving feedback and being empathetic because they use those same skills in the relationships themselves. People can practice those skills during mentoring, even if the main focus of the relationship is not centered on the soft skill itself.

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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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.

Wake UP CLO’s – Change Now

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They buy those folks not because it may be the best for their needs, but because they are “established” and “well-known” Sure your system might be loved by the training dept, but the CLO thinks the system in question isn’t old enough, so let’s go “established” The fear of non-traditional, which in this case applies, is constant. As a CLO if you are in any of the above boxes, I would say I feel for you. .

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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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Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

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Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. The post Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

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The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization. The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. The appropriate mix of on-the-job learning, coaching and mentoring is also necessary to change job performance and develop talent. The CLO must be held accountable for measuring the value added to the organization.

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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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The leadership coaching revolution is here

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CLO’s 2020 Learning State of the Industry Report , for example, revealed more than 55 percent of organizations use executive coaching for leadership development, where it was ranked among the top three delivery methods organizations use for learning and development.

What Does It Take to Find a Mentor in a Startup?

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Mentoring isn’t easy. Mentoring also can hold different challenges in different work environments. For instance, mentoring in a startup environment requires a dynamic approach and a networked process to be effective. Unlike other structured mentoring environments there is no mentor matching, no program guidelines, and no program manager to keep things on track. It starts with the mentee trying to find the right mentor or mentors.

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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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CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Combined with mentors and job rotations, leadership development increases retention among mid- and senior-level executives, and helps enterprises ensure the talent and experience they require will be available when needed. CLOs continue to be thoughtful with their use of training dollars, spending most on areas that offer fast, visible results. In 2012, a rebound in training spending was linked to the economic recovery in the United States.

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