Mentoring Generation Y

This post is taken from the TITLE OF CPSE MENTORING MANUAL HERE These are the children of Baby Boomers and are the most technologically literate of all of the generational groups.  They are also called Millennials, the Internet Generation and Echo Boomers.  They were raised with much more exposure to diversity within the world.   Their … Continue reading Mentoring Generation Y

Gender Considerations in Mentoring Programs

This post is taken from the TITLE OF MENTORING MANUAL HERE As the fire/EMS service continues to diversify, the opportunity for cross-gender mentoring will be as frequent as cross-generational mentoring. Departments across the country are seeing an increase in women at all ranks: firefighters, company officers, and chief officers. In many professional circles, women are … Continue reading Gender Considerations in Mentoring Programs

10 Ways to Improve Generational Relations

This post is taken from the TITLE OF MENTORING MANUAL HERE It is important that mentors are able to recognize and work toward overcoming generational differences to ensure the success of a mentoring program. Assumptions based upon generational differences and perceptions can create obstacles to improving employee performance or advancement.  Some ways to improve relations … Continue reading 10 Ways to Improve Generational Relations

8 benefits of a mentoring program

This post is taken from the CPSE TITLE OF MENTORING MANUAL HERE The importance of embedding mentoring into an organization’s culture cannot be overemphasized. Today, more organizations are embracing mentoring than ever before, because it adds value for organizations, individuals within the organization, and others with whom they interact. There are compelling business reasons to … Continue reading 8 benefits of a mentoring program

HFD to shape future by listening to public

HFD to shape future by listening to public By Michael Stavola Posted Dec 11, 2017 at 4:00 PMUpdated Dec 11, 2017 at 4:00 PM Business owners, residents and community leaders attended an external stakeholder meeting Monday at the Hutchinson Fire Department Training Center during what chief Steve Beer called “one of the most important weeks in the department’s history.” The meeting drew about 60 people and … Continue reading HFD to shape future by listening to public