Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):
This Webinar is eligible for 0.75 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.
Job interviews for both the employer and the hiring candidate can be a stressful and time-consuming activity. A recent CareerBuilder survey reported that three out of four employers stated that they had hired the wrong person for a position. This wrong hire comes with a cost. On average, companies spend $14,900.00 annually for every mismatched hire. This webinar will discuss the essential two areas of proficiency to consider when looking at career changes and hiring protocol. The first part of the discussion talks about technical skills assessment. This discussion includes current research and possible ways to enhance the hiring process. The second area, which will be the emphasis of the webinar, is on soft skills. Soft skills are especially relevant to our changing times. These are the behavioral aspects of the job. Soft skills include communication, critical thinking skills, and personality fit. If time permits, participants will be encouraged to share in the discussion.
Dr. Lynette Reed – Writer, researcher and advisor on human potential for personal and organizational development, Dr. Lynette Reed has mentored people from in businesses, not-for-profits, schools, allied health agencies, chambers of commerce, government and churches. She has taught courses on team building, leadership, ethics, world religion and world cultures. Her current literary contributions include an executive summary paperback titled, Fixing the Problem: Making Changes in How You Deal with Challenges, as well as book contributions, articles, guest radio appearances and a series of children’s books with Abingdon Press. She is also a co-founder and board member of the Institute for Soul-Centered Leadership at Seton Cove. Lynette holds a Doctor of Ministry in Spirituality, Sustainability, and Inter-Religious Dialogue and a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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