- Welcome! March 12, 2014
- POSTPONED TO FALL 2014 – 2014 SWE Professional Development Conference at Argonne March 12, 2014
- Inaugural Outstanding Staff Mentor Award – Call for Nominations January 29, 2014
- Argonne/AWIS Mentoring Event – RSVP Today! January 8, 2014
- Inaugural Outstanding Staff Mentor Award December 18, 2013
Author Archives: Erin Thomas
Argonne’s Mentoring Blog provides opportunities for laboratory employees to discuss mentoring strategies and ideas with one another and enables employees to provide feedback and opinions on a variety of topics.
Men and non-SWE members are encouraged to attend! Argonne National Laboratory is the proud host of the 2014 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) – Chicago Regional Section (CRS) Professional Development Conference on April 12, 2014. Engineering leaders and innovators will come together for a full day of professional development at Argonne’s campus in Lemont, Illinois, to advance the conference theme of ”Enabling Exchange to Drive Innovation.” The 2014 SWE-CRS Professional Development Conference will convene thought leaders from industry, academia, and Argonne National Laboratory. Attendees will develop relationships while cultivating expertise on driving innovation and building strategic relationships. Professionals, postdocs, and graduate students will enjoy a choice of sessions from two conference tracks: Innovation & Patents … Read More
As a world-class laboratory that is committed to focused, mission-driven research, we must recognize the influential role that mentoring plays in the development of our workforce and success of our organization. The Outstanding Staff Mentor Award will recognize the efforts of … Read More
In honor of National Mentoring Month, Argonne is partnering with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) to host a mentoring event on Saturday, January 25, 2014. The event will take place from 9:30am-1pm on UChicago’s campus and will feature: … Read More
As a world-class laboratory that is committed to excellence and innovation, strong mentoring relationships are critical to provide all employees with the organizational support they need to achieve their full potential. To reinforce the high value the laboratory places on … Read More
“Personal brand is what people say about you when you leave the room.” – Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon.com Personal brand is commonly overlooked as a component of professional growth. Most mentoring conversations center on how to conduct … Read More
If you stop developing in this rapidly growing scientific age, the field will grow without you. Even if you’ve achieved your highest occupational goals, there is no ceiling to professional and personal growth. There is always a next level both … Read More
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Having a mentor who is external to your organization can go a long way in giving you perspective on your professional future or shortcomings. Take advantage of professional organizations and even your friends and family to give you insight on how … Read More
The new firstname.lastname@example.org email address presents a private forum for communicating one-on-one with Dr. Erin Thomas, the Lab’s Gender Diversity Specialist, about all topics related to mentoring. Do you want to start a mentoring program in your division? Do you want personalized … Read More