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If you’ve always been able to find new jobs within X number of months, it’s not unreasonable to assume that’s roughly the time frame you’d be looking at this time too. But in a bad job market, you can’t trust that past experience to be a reliable guide.
Stop Softening Tough Feedback (Harvard Business Review)
Taking the time to describe behavior, link it to impact, and identify a next step makes it much more likely the reinforcement will lock in a behavior, instead of merely making someone feel good.
The more mentors actually provided mentoring support, the more they saw themselves as leaders. What’s more, they also gained confidence in their leadership capabilities.