Personal Narrative: My Experience At The Workplace

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I can remember my first day of work at my present job and thinking what am I supposed to do here? Not really knowing what was expected of me, but I was eager to learn the job and the responsibilities that came along with it, just to prove that I was the person for the job. From that day forward, I was always under someone wings learning new tasks, impressing my supervisors and coworkers at the same time. After 60 days of working, I had my first one on one feedback session with my leaders. At that time, they informed me of how my coworkers liked my work ethics and how fast I was learning about the job. What I appreciated the most from the feedback session, was the fact that they addressed my strengths, weaknesses and why they have these sessions …show more content…
We could train them to give them a set of skills to be able to handle the job at hand, but at the same time we have to develop their leadership skills so they will know how to handle the changing environment. To train someone to do what we do is great at that time and moment, but when a change happens, we want to be sure that the person is will equip to make decisions that will benefit everybody. That is why development is better than training because when you are able to “tie leadership development to real on-the-job projects that have a business impacts and improve learning” (Gurdjian, Halbeisen, and Lane, 2014), you will be able to measure how effectively leadership skills are developing. Developing is the key to …show more content…
313). The whole idea of the program, is to have them learn how to perform in all types of situations. To have them knowledgeable about change and how to rise above them is the important factor. You can train people, but all that is doing is giving him set of directions to go by. Once we are able to develop them, they will be able to adapt to any

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