Mentoring/Careers

    Informational interviews

    The Best Tool in your Job Hunt Toolkit: Informational Interviews

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    Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. As the professor of a Management class that helps undergrads discover their calling, I see many students who are unsure of which career path they want to…

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    Navigating Diverse Mentorships

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    Across the country, we are engaging in crucial conversations about race and privilege with the goal of increasing awareness and causing permanent change in our society. It is incredibly important…

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    Teaching Online with Ellen Ensher's Online Class Guides

    Overcoming my Existential Dread of Teaching Online: Developing Virtual Class Culture

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    As teaching online becomes a reality for many professors and learning and development professionals, many of us are beginning to reflect on how we can create a supportive environment in…

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    Mentorships on Zoom and Online Courses

    “Zoom” in on Mentorships: How to Create and Maintain Mentor Relationships in Pandemic

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    Our “new normal” brought about by the global coronavirus pandemic has made the ways we connect with each other a little bit different. Communication, however, is not only still doable…

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    Maslow’s Pyramid of Needs Meets the Pyramids of Egypt

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    By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. Recently, I taught a 5-week management course in Rome for Loyola Marymount University’s study abroad program. We had 15 students travel from LMU along with myself,…

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    Rome Summer Session is a Go!

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    By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. Life has come full circle this summer as I revisit one of the cities that introduced me to the study abroad experience as a college student.…

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    How and Why to Write Business Blogs and LinkedIn Posts

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    By Ellen Ensher Blog writing is fun! It is a great way to cut loose from the shackles of academic or report writing and share ideas, test thoughts, start a…

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    #Bird Box Challenge: Bringing Popular Culture to Icebreakers!

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    By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. This semester I decided the icebreakers I was accustomed to using on the first day of school were boring and bleh. After watching the movie, Bird…

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    Re-Crafting Careers at Mid-Career

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    By Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. They say all research is me-search. Recently, my good friend and co-author, Elisa Grant-Vallone, blinked our eyes and found ourselves at mid-career. So we asked the…

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    What I learned in 168 hours in Nicaragua

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    Hammocks for Social Justice and Cookies as an Act of Rebellion Ellen Ensher, Ph.D. Professor of Management Why did Loyola Marymount University (LMU) sponsor 13 faculty/staff on a week-long trip…

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