Presentation on theme: "Engaging the Corporate Environment"— Presentation transcript:
1Engaging the Corporate Environment What all employees(new/old/and future) should know about working for Corporations or Institutions.
2Main Topics Company Politics Communication Getting Things Done Office Rules/PoliciesEmploymentIntegrity
3Being the Boss-Leadership Company PoliticsBeing the Boss-LeadershipDefinitionsCEO- Chief Executive OfficerOrganizational Chart- Positions ChartBlue Collar Worker- pay by hourWhite Collar Worker- fixed salaryGold Collar Worker- pay for valueSeverance Pay- pay when leaveGolden Parachute- bonus when leaveProprietary- company secretTrade Mark- company owned symbolCopyright- ownership of written material
4Being the Boss-Leadership Company PoliticsBeing the Boss-LeadershipCaring for EmployeesEmployees are your greatest asset.Employees need to feel effective, satisfied and recognized.Employees should not be overworked or exploited.Consistent and Enforced Personnel Policies.
5Being the Boss-Leadership Company PoliticsBeing the Boss-LeadershipCaring for Company and Company ResourcesThe best thing an employer can do for the employee is remain solvent (successful).Organizing a Departments using a Flow Chart.Financial Management.Managing Supplies-Maintaining inventory/Storage.Company Meetings-be on time and prepared.Personal Appearance/Behavior (proper language).
7Being the Boss-Leadership Company PoliticsBeing the Boss-LeadershipBuilding CompanyTeamworkInter Departmental Relations.Including everyone in planning and carrying out.Quality Control Circles.ISO 9000-International Organization of Standards.
8Company Politics Being an Employee Following Leadership Proper respect, language and dress.Insubordination.Personnel Polices-Pay, Safety, Benefits, Rules.Unions.Always building the company.Don’t waste time.
10Company Politics Being an Employee Forming Coalitions Learn to work well with others. Most work is in groups.Try to help others and get help from others.Help small groups work well together.Make friends.
11Company Politics Being an Employee Intimidating Colleagues/Bosses Try to make a bad boss look good.Don’t let others define you or your work.Nietzsche, German Philosopher.The übermench (overman). Don’t discourage good work by others.
12Company Politics Being an Employee Back Stabbing Don’t make enemies (don’t be a back-stabber).Don’t get caught up in gossip.Watch how what you do affects others.Be careful who you trust.Bullet proof your work.
13Communication Styles and Types Oral One on One. Oral In Groups/Meetings.Formal Written.Formal Electronic.Informal Written.Informal Electronic (texting).
14Communication Filters-Audience Filters Giving and Receiving. Reading and Controlling Filters.Considering your Audience.Preparation.
15Communication Verbal/Written/Visual Oral Report. Written Report (hard copy or electronic).Visual (Power Point).Visual (Video).
16Supervisors, Colleagues CommunicationOther Departments,Supervisors, ColleaguesKeep everyone informed. Over communicate!.Ask Questions.Use all senses (audio, visual, examples objects).Use proper intonation and language.
17Departments/People/Space/Resources Getting Things DoneOrganizationDepartments/People/Space/ResourcesOrganize Workspace (desk, lab, records, etc.)Organize Assignments, Procedures. Policy Manual.Organize Resources (supplies, files, etc.)Become Familiar with other Departments.
18Getting Things Done Organization Projects-Research Abstract Services (Chem Abstracts).Written Plan and Records (Note Book).Publications.To Do List.
20Office Policies/Rules PunctualityAlways be early.Don’t Waste other People’s Time.Meals/When/Where/How LongWhere?Who Pays?Timing.Dress/behavior.
21Office Policies/Rules CompanyMaterials/EquipmentLocation, Availability.What can you take home?Copier, Fax, Phones, Computers.Language, Dress, ParkingNo profanity, touching, tattoos.Dress to fit in. Higher is better.Don’t park in other’s parking place.Don’t take up two parking places.
22Office Policies/Rules Shared Space, MaterialsFollow the Rules.Be Courteous of others.Keep shared areas neat and clean.
23Employment Getting the Job Resumes Short (1-2 pages max). Well written. Think of what employer wants.Neat.Stands out!
25Employment Getting the Job Interviews Expenses. Hotel, Travel, Meals. Dress. Suit! Suit! Suit!Personal Hygiene.Practice what to say.1st Interview, general.2nd Interview, specific.Never give them a desired salary. They should speak first.Sell yourself. Smile and act like you want the job.
26Head Hunters (Recruiters) EmploymentGetting the JobHead Hunters (Recruiters)Get paid by employers to find employees.Ask them what employer wants.Can find them in trade magazines, Internet.Do not discuss other searches you are pursuing.Learn from them techniques you can use in your personal job search.
27Employment Getting the Job Job Searches Magazines, Newspapers (?). Special Internet Employment Sites.Researching Companies online. Direct Contact.Networking with other people.Employment Services (government and private).
28Advancing in the Company EmploymentAdvancing in the CompanyAlways do your best!Don’t hide your work.Determine where you want to go in the company, then spend time doing that job as much as possible.Get additional education, if needed.Tell you supervisor(s) of your desires and plans.
29Employment Changing Jobs You can always look. Don’t tell your current employer.Don’t leave a job until you have another.Don’t play one employer against another.Be persistent in what you want to do.
30Fires, Quitting and Layoffs EmploymentFires, Quitting and LayoffsNot the end of the world. Usually a better job is coming.Try to cross train so you will be more valuable to company.Burn bridges as little as possible. Give two week notice.Unemployment Insurance paid by employer when laid off.Keep busy in job searching. Don’t let discouragement show through. Always be optimistic!
31Employment Training, Education Conferences. College or Training Institutes.Workshops.Professional Organizations. American Chemical Society.Mentors.Cross Training.
32IntegrityNo business or job is successful long term without Integrity.Who a person is more important that what a person is.Character is vital not only for success on the job but for success in life.Lies always catch up with you eventually.