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Mentoring or Executive Coaching?

What is the Difference between Executive Coaching and Mentoring?
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Key differences between executive coaching and mentoring are discussed in this short article by Tony Goddard from Tony Goddard Consulting. The article provides a useful description of the types of activities involved in executive coaching and what to look for in an executive coach compared to a mentor.

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Social worker who lied on his private counselling website is struck off - Communitycare.co.uk

Social worker who lied on his private counselling website is struck off - Communitycare.co.uk | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it
Social worker who lied on his private counselling website is struck off Communitycare.co.uk James Kilgour also continued to state on a website he had created for his counselling service that he was a member of the British Association for...
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The importance of professional bodies in regulating members to ensure public safety and confidence is underscored in this news article.

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DPP warns lawyers: stop bullying one another or else - Sydney Morning Herald

DPP warns lawyers: stop bullying one another or else - Sydney Morning Herald | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald DPP warns lawyers: stop bullying one another or else Sydney Morning Herald ''Any employee who feels they have been bullied, or who has witnessed bullying taking place, should take action by making it clear that such behaviour...
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I'm not sure why, but this article surprised me. Maybe I thought that being part of the legal system there should be more awareness. But what shocked me was the personal cost .....

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Consulting Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - ScienceCareers.org

Consulting Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - ScienceCareers.org | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

This is an excellent article discussing the importance of understanding consulting agreements which also has some excellent advice.

 

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Managing emotions key to successful leadership | All articles

HR Daily has some really good articles - its base subscription is free and gives you access to a lot interesting and useful material. This article discusses the relationship between EQ and leadership. You need to create a subscription to see this material if you don't already have one.

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How to Consult Like Peter Drucker - Forbes

How to Consult Like Peter Drucker - Forbes | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

This article provides interesting background to Peter Drucker and explains why he is so influential in consulting. It also provides information about an upcoming webinar for university students interested in consulting careers.

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"How to Consult Like Peter Drucker"

 

In a few weeks, the Association of Management Consulting Firms is set to hold a free webinar for university students, with the aim of showing them how they “can find exciting career paths within the consulting..."

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Strong people skills can mean as much as any technical skills on the job

Strong people skills can mean as much as any technical skills on the job | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

More emphasis on the sorts of generic skills that universities want their graduates to demonstrate.

 

“People skills” is a rather nebulous term that can have different meanings to different people. You won’t find a hard, fast definition at dictionary.com. ..."

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Business Consulting - 10 Qualities of a Successful Consultant ...

What Sets Successful Consultants Apart? Are you part of a Management Team that is considering engaging a Business Consultant? Are you a Consultant who is considering a Consulting Job? This Article Covers 10 Qualities of a Successful Business Consultant.

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Using “Portfolio Management” Techniques to Create Employee ...

Using “Portfolio Management” Techniques to Create Employee ... | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

Here is an interesting approach to employee motivation ....

 

"HR should borrow the concept of portfolio management from finance. This theory requires employers to ... Tags: employee rewards, employee wellbeing, Human Resources, staff wellbeing. « Inforgraphic – US Credit."

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15 Educational Technology Blogs that Rock

15 Educational Technology Blogs that Rock | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

Site with 15 Educational Technology Blogs!


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Banknotes and bribes: more arrests to come

Banknotes and bribes: more arrests to come | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

A timely article on a business ethics scandal involving two Australian Reserve Bank companies and senior executives.

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The Highest Paying Human Resources Jobs

The Highest Paying Human Resources Jobs | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

For those of you who think you might be interested in post-graduate study in the HR area, this article has some useful information.

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Nonverbal Communication: The Importance of Eye Contact

Nonverbal Communication: The Importance of Eye Contact | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

Some information about eye contact - another important non-verbal behaviour.

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Case Study Interview by Penne Cole | Career Path

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Penny Cole's brief but informative piece on case study interviews has some sound practical advice and suggestions for tools to use which are valuable for case study interviews as well as other types of interviews. Some of the tools she suggests will be familiar to you and her suggestion that you practice using these skills before hand is a good one.

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Making the appraisal process more constructive - HRmagazine.co.uk

Making the appraisal process more constructive - HRmagazine.co.uk | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it
Making the appraisal process more constructive HRmagazine.co.uk A survey done by the Society for Human Resources Management concluded that more than 90% of performance appraisal systems are a failure, with managers and employees saying they view an...
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Working With McKinsey: Cover Letters for non-Consulting jobs - 4 common mistakes

Working With McKinsey: Cover Letters for non-Consulting jobs - 4 common mistakes | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it
Cover letters matter for non-consulting resume screens.
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Why your cover letter is important in helping you get to a job interview ...

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Another interesting HR Daily article, this time on leadership and behavioural change. Remember, you need a subscription (its free) to view this material.

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Why Should Managers Care about Being Fair? (Human Resource ...

Why Should Managers Care about Being Fair? (Human Resource ... | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

This post summarises a journal article published in the Applied Journal of Psychology about organisational justice and the effect on employee well-being.

 

"Why Should Managers Care about Being Fair? (Human Resource Management) ... To an individual employee, organizational justice helps determine his or her attitude about the job and as well as his or her productivity."

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Trust, Meaningfulness of Work Critical to Employee Engagement and Well-being - DerekIrvineGloboforce - Member Blogs - HR Blogs - HR Space from Personnel Today and Xpert HR

What matters to us at work and impacts engagement and motivation? How is this relevant to HR Specialists?

 

"Recognize This! – We cannot separate ourselves from our work, so we must find ways to integrate them in healthy ways. Our lives at work and outside of work are not easily separated."

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Executive Coaching as a Way to Improve Soft Skills for Accountants

Executive Coaching as a Way to Improve Soft Skills for Accountants | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

How executivie coaching can assist accountants ....

 

"To reach their full potential, individuals who have been promoted to new leadership roles in their firms, whether they are partners, shareholders or principals, must master both technical and soft skills."

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A Look at Small Business Consulting Services - Commonwealth Watch

Small Business Consulting Services Can Produce Change When it comes to opening a small business for the first time or keeping an existing company running smoothly, there are many areas that need to be focused on.
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Trust, Meaningfulness of Work Critical to Employee Engagement and

The report discussed in this article found a strong link between the extent to which employees trust the senior management team in their company and their well-being and engagement. The article underlines the importance of people skills at work.

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Top 10 Educational Technology Hashtags for Educators | Focus: Online EdTech

Top 10 Educational Technology Hashtags for Educators | Focus: Online EdTech | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

Twitter is a real treasure trove of educational resources for teachers and educators.


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Making Work Work Better through Ethical Leadership and Human ...

Making Work Work Better through Ethical Leadership and Human ... | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

This post summarises information in a recently published journal article on ethical leadership at work.

 

Kalshoven, K., & Boon, C. T. (2012). Ethical leadership, employee well-being, and helping: The moderating role of human resource management. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 11(1), 60-68.

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Seven tips to help kickstart your own consulting practice - Phillip Smith

Seven tips to help kickstart your own consulting practice - Phillip Smith | Consulting and Counselling for HR | Scoop.it

Here are some useful tips for those of you interested in private consulting. It gives a good description of things you need to pay attention to if you want to be successful.

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