Four Myths About MentoringLast Updated on 2012-02-01 00:00:00The Four Myths About Mentoring
When people think of mentoring, they often think of an older executive counseling a young upstart. The senior leader advises the junior employee on his career, how to navigate the world of work, and what he needs to do to get ahead. But mentoring has changed a lot in the last few decades. Just as the notion of a 50-year linear career with a single company or in one industry is outdated, so is the idea that career advice must come from a wise old sage. The traditional mentor-mentee relationship is not necessarily a thing of the past, but it's no longer the standard. Now, there are many ways to get the information and guidance you need.
While the concept of mentoring has changed, the need for career counseling has not. In fact, because most careers take numerous twists and turns in today's world, it's required more than ever. "When I first started... More »
We, The World Goes GreenLast Updated on 2012-01-07 00:00:00Imagine if every business was a green business
A Series of Green Economy and Workforce Development Forums including
Green Business Expos Job Fairs Education Roundtables Business Seminars Conferences
Coming soon: GreenWorld Radio - the Media Channel of GreenWorks NYC
The Green Marketplace is exploding, but there is a dynamic missing in its growth. Information is sporadic and fragmented making it difficult to be prepared for opportunities when they arise. No one has been able to create a cross-sector collaborative platform for managing large-scale change and mobilizing actionable intelligence. Until now...
GreenWorks NYC is:
Presented by We, The World and New York City Council Member Alan J. Gerson
Sponsors and Supporters include: the Communications Coordination Committee for the United Nations, Battery Park... More »
We, The World Fundraising ProgramsLast Updated on 2011-11-13 00:00:00
We, The World in collaboration with the Billionaire Philanthropists and World Peace One Foundation help raise funds for ALL schools and nonprofit organizations using any of the following 50 Fundraising Sources.
Just Click One Of Logos Below:
Affordable Senior Communities
ASC, And You Shall Receive
Agents For A Cause
Real Estate Agents Support ALL... More »
A Billion & Change Passing It ForwardLast Updated on 2011-11-03 00:00:00Friends,
Today, nonprofit, corporate and government leaders gathered on Capitol Hill to showcase A Billion + Change, a national campaign to mobilize billions of dollars in pro bono volunteer services to help build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to effectively meet community needs.
Points of Light is thrilled to house this re-invigorated A Billion + Change initiative, and we are proud of the campaign over the last 50 days to generate 50 new or renewed pro bono commitments. With help from nonprofits like Taproot and Common Impact, which have been pioneers in the field, we are seeing a new threshold of interest and excitement about pro bono and skills-based volunteerism.
Companies from all industries and of all sizes have pledged 9.5 million hours of employee time and talent to nonprofits by the end of 2013. These pledges total more than $1... More »
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