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. However, she was able to benefit greatly from her male mentors.

Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

CLO Magazine

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. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships.

Find the Right Mentor

CLO Magazine

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. Many don’t know how to find a mentor.

Everwise: Mentoring Is Big Business

CLO Magazine

Mentoring is important for professional advancement and skill development. If you don’t have a formal or informal program currently, you might want to consider setting one up for employees.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

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.”. She currently works closely with Gandarilla, who she views as a mentor and peer.

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Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. People may be excited about participating initially, but excessive paperwork, lack of marketing and unclear expectations can cause excitement to wane and programs to languish.

The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

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.

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

CLO Magazine

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. Don’t forget to keep the mentor/s updated on progress.

Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

CLO Magazine

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. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation. Mentoring From Afar.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

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. Cushing Anderson is program director for learning services at IDC.

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So You Want to Start an Apprenticeship Program?

CLO Magazine

For companies that don’t have the resources to launch their own homegrown apprenticeship programs or corporate universities, there are many community and government organizations that can help. You don’t need to build your program from scratch,” said Angela Hanks, director of the workforce development policy center for the Center for American Progress. ” The post So You Want to Start an Apprenticeship Program? appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Executive Education Excellence

CLO Magazine

IESE Business School, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, consistently ranks on the Financial Times ’ annual twin rankings of executive education programs worldwide; the publication does separate rankings for open-enrollment programs and customized courses.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. Seventy-two percent of surveyed managers believed they helped women explore ways to “apply key learnings” from development programs.

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Matching Military Veterans With Business Veterans

CLO Magazine

“When I heard about this particular program, there was only one answer. Central/West at Oracle, about a new mentorship program for veterans. The program matches experienced business leaders with military veterans and entrepreneurs committed to veteran hiring.

Never Too Late to Learn New Tricks

CLO Magazine

Frequently, the higher-profile programs like high-potential and rotational experiences are where younger workers congregate. After two intensive years in the program, Anna was indeed a success. Today, the program enjoys cross-generational participation and success.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Being given this opportunity to build a learning infrastructure and provide learning programming — to help people propel their own personal growth and career growth — there’s nothing more fulfilling.”. Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”.

A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

Kian has participated in a number of McKinsey leadership programs and co-facilitated one of the company’s flagship programs, the Young Leaders Forum, with van Dam, who joined McKinsey in 2013 as global chief learning officer. Nick van Dam , PennCLO Executive Doctoral Program.

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

And nearly half feel uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentoring them. Some executives may decide the only way to ensure they are being fair and avoiding any claims of impropriety is to step back from mentoring entirely.

Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

In that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. In a training culture, the assumption is that the most important learning happens in events, such as workshops, courses, elearning programs, and conferences.

Guest post: Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

Torrance Learning

In that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. In a training culture, the assumption is that the most important learning happens in events, such as workshops, courses, elearning programs, and conferences.

Top of Mind: Cultivating Talent Outside Your Organization

CLO Magazine

There is value in exposing high school students to career pathing and/or apprenticeship programs early on as there is potential to combine work-based, on-the-job learning with relevant technical education in the classroom. Judy Witcomb, chief human resources and learning officer at Vi.

6 Tips to Build a Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

As a CLO, you will need to address the culture of learning in your organization so you can implement a learning strategy to influence organizational change and foster value creation and growth. Practice deliberate role-modeling, coaching and mentoring.

Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s time to take the CLO role to a higher level, not just on the organization chart, but in terms of influence and organizational accomplishment. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development. Evaluation program data exposes weaknesses and strengths.

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Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning

Coaching & Mentoring. Other measures to manage this situation are apparently to do more coaching by line managers and more in-house programs.

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Giving Employees Space to Fail

CLO Magazine

At this past CLO Fall Symposium, Raz said Airbedandbreakfast.com’s failure at South by Southwest, and the feedback that came from it, led to the single most important innovation that transformed Airbnb into the biggest online marketplace for arranging and offering lodging.

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Seismic Shifts in Hiring

CLO Magazine

So instead of scouring the country for developers, the company decided to build them in-house through an intensive software development apprenticeship program. Colorado’s tech apprentice program. Everyone on our team is expected to mentor,” she said. “It’s

Instructional Design in the VUCA World

ID Reflections

Children or adults – it was assumed that everyone had a set of skill and knowledge gaps that training programs could resolve. We cannot design training programs for skills that are emergent and still unknown. Add some scope for mentoring and reverse mentoring.

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

In that kind of culture, trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. In a training culture, most important learning happens in events, such as workshops, courses, elearning programs, and conferences.

Fill Your Own Tech Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

ThoughtWorks has always sought out nontraditional talent for tech roles, and it invests in programs to support career changers and women returning to the workforce, Parke said. Back on the job, she continued to learn through paired programming assignments and mentoring over the next two years.

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The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program. that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. The program was designed to have an immediate impact but also to generate long-lasting results.

Promote Learning to Curb Boredom

CLO Magazine

More companies are using mentoring programs that connect older employees with new or prospective ones to develop needed skills, ensure knowledge transfer and promote engagement. What’s the best way to keep your employees engaged? Keep them learning.

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5 Ways to Learn Faster

CLO Magazine

Those who learn fast build diverse knowledge pools and tap into the wisdom of mentors to raise their game. Get a mentor to raise your game. Good mentors can raise your game, improve skills and open doors to fast-track your learning career.

Keep Growing Your Organizational Learning Pyramid

CLO Magazine

Peer learning opportunities and a buddy system to mentor and encourage trainees to learn, explore and make their way in the organization would help create a culture of learning, sharing and greater engagement. Formal coaching and mentoring initiatives would also help.

The Workplace Self-Training Paradigm

CLO Magazine

Traditionally, a graduate in an entry-level corporate job could expect a clear learning program and career path. The post The Workplace Self-Training Paradigm appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Tungli, the founder and managing partner for Developing Global Leaders Asia, and her team recently designed two new leadership programs specifically for women: an advance and thrive course for women in senior management and an acceleration course for women with five years of experience.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

According to a 2017 survey by Deloitte of more than 10,000 human resource professionals, the percentage of firms offering experiential programs to their developing leaders jumped from 47 percent in 2015 to 64 percent in 2017. Some of these programs are quite exotic.

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Wal-Mart Jumps Firmly Onto the Employee Education Investment Bandwagon

CLO Magazine

Through the Career Online High School program, part of Wal-Mart’s already-existing Lifelong Learning Program, company associates can earn an accredited high school diploma then go on to earn a credentialed career certificate in a high-demand area.