Written by three career experts, An Intelligent Career is a playbook for the modern knowledge worker, providing a complete guide that will allow workers to take a composite, dynamic view of a life's work in the 21st century.
Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness and professional development. This newly updated fifth edition of Gillie Bolton's bestselling book explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical enquiry.
Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation offers valuable information on what it means to be a leader and innovator and encourages you to discover and develop these skills for yourself. This book integrates leadership and innovation principles with personal examples and profiles of inspirational women.
Future Trends: A Guide to Decision Making and Leadership in Business is the first and only book to link a decision-making and leadership platform to trends pointing to the future. By identifying sixty global, long-term trends and detailing how businesspeople can leverage them in both the short- and long-term, the book provides readers with a powerful body of knowledge unavailable anywhere else.
Don't Leave On-the-Job Training to Chance People become experts at their job by learning while doing. But when your employees need to develop a new skill, how do you ensure they all receive the same experience if a trainer isn't leading and guiding them?
We all know how important it is to help professional nurses maintain and grow their competence in order to provide excellent care for the people they serve, but when busy nurse educators and development specialists are often just trying to “put out the next fire”, they need a concise, just-in-time aid to help make competency assessments and educational delivery programs successful for their nurses.
Current postgraduate medical training programmes fall short regarding residents' development of generic competencies (communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism) and reflective and deliberate practice. Paying attention to these non-technical skills in a structural manner during postgraduate training could result in a workforce better prepared for practice.
Although science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) study paths and STEM work fields may be relatively difficult and therefore not appropriate for everyone, too many children prematurely exclude STEM-related study and work options, based on negative images of the field or negative ability beliefs. In the present article, we provide an overview of the literature from different research perspectives that shows that study choice and career decisions made by young adults have their roots in earlier in childhood.
This paper explores contested notions of the purpose of education and careers work. The research for the paper examines public sector employee reactions to notion of a psychological contract breach, when cuts in funding put their jobs and careers at risk. It argues that, in this environment, the search for career fulfilment can be marked by feelings of cruel optimism, wicked problems and broken expectations.
As nurses transition from undergraduate programs into clinical practice or from graduate programs into leadership roles, they face a steep learning curve. Research demonstrates that healthcare fellowships encourage professional development, benefit participants, and add value to organizations.
RESILIENCE is our capacity to recover, to bounce back, from challenges and misfortune. It implies emotional strength and grit, an ability to confront and overcome the barriers that stand between us and our goals.
This article is about one word: Resilience. Your ability to be resilient will put you in a position to accomplish things you thought were not possible. It will help you and your team recover quickly from defeat and adjust easily to change.
With many students starting to think about summer internship and co-op opportunities, the Career Development Center gives its input on how to utilize the bounty of resources offered, from drop-in resume critiquing to "externships," and shares just how many NC State students take advantage of these resources.