Career Counselors as Managers: Using Strengths to Develop an Engaged Team
Many career counselors enter supervisory roles, because they were successful in a non-managerial role or had significant experience and longevity in our organization or field. These two reasons don’t guarantee, however, that managers are effective or that members of their team will be committed to their work and organization. Ongoing training and development is crucial to supervisors as they lead teams in creating environments where members are clear about goals and desired outcomes of the center and the institution. Career counselors have these conversations with students; it’s just as important to have them with their managers and teams!
Level Two, Room 200 ABC
Jane Matthews, Meredith College
Dana Sumner, Meredith College