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Carolyn Powell

8 Podcast Episodes

Latest 5 Jun 2021 | Updated Daily

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Tuesday 18th May – Carolyn Powell – More Cramblings: Promises

The Father's House Shaftesbury

14mins

18 May 2021

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How to Excel in Less than Ideal Work Environments with Carolyn Powell (Part Two) EP: 34

Your Employment Matters with Beverly Williams

Beverly continues her discussion with Carolyn who explains the value and the significance of a 360 evaluation. “With the 360 evaluation, you are examined from all sides. Your supervisor, your peers, and any subordinates are asked for feedback regarding your performance. This can even include a cross functional team review, if you have recently worked with other teams on projects.” This evaluation will show you strengths and weaknesses and can be an excellent tool for growth. Although never desirable, sometimes you may find yourself working with a new, or a bad manager. There are certain steps that you should consider using to improve your workplace experience. Your first step could be to speak to the manager directly.  Start with “I’m concerned” or “How can we work together” to form a plan of action. Remember to always be respectful because the person is still your manager. If you are not able, or do not feel comfortable with addressing your manager directly, then you can always go to your HR team. They should be able to coach you on how to best address your manager. The one thing that you do not want to do is to start complaining in the lunchroom.  This casts you in a negative light and will eventually get back to your manager. Being a new grad is never easy and being in the middle of a pandemic does not help. If you are a new grad seeking employment, be sure to talk to everyone. Talk to the parents of your friends and ask a lot of questions. Ask them what they do, and the likes and dislikes of their occupation. If they see that you are genuinely interested, they may be able to introduce you to someone who may help you.  Always be respectful of their time and treat each encounter as a job interview. People will be willing to help you if you just reach out. As a final note, please always send a thank you note to everyone that you encounter on your job search. A note of thanks will set you apart from the rest and show your appreciation.

23mins

30 Nov 2020

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Interview Strategies and More with Carolyn Powell EP: 33

Your Employment Matters with Beverly Williams

Our guest for today’s podcast is my good friend Carolyn Powell.  Carolyn, a graduate of Boston University, is a Human Resources Executive with over 20 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies. Her talents are many, and include Talent Management Planning, Succession Planning, and identifying High Potential Employees for Mission Critical Roles. When seeking new employees, there are a few things that all employers look for in potential candidates. “It is our objective to select candidates who support the organizational objectives of our company,” Carolyn pointed out. “We look for people who can express our core competencies such as empathy and the ability to support not only their colleagues but our customers as well.” “We search for someone who can resonate with our core values and can also be a team player.” Carolyn also shared with us how companies may use assessments to uncover the key strengths of a candidate. “An assessment can show us who you really are.”  “We often use assessments when we need to integrate a team. Our most successful teams are the ones that have the diversity of thought and contain a balance of personalities. The interview process is something that should not be taken lightly.  You should never discount the interactions that you may have with HR during the process. A HR representative has been trained to look for certain qualities in a job candidate. They know what key words to listen for and can prevent you from getting an offer even when everyone else in the room says “yes”. Your personal branding can also be a deciding factor in whether you are offered a position or not. Always be mindful of your first impression. It is okay to ask about a dress code when you schedule the interview, but always strive to be less casual than the employees. If the dress code is casual, it is important that you arrive in a nicely ironed pair of slacks and a jacket. The best thing that you can do is always put yourself in the position that you can say “no” to the position. During the interview process look at the landscape of the company. Do the other employees look happy? Do they engage with each other? Do you feel that you can be successful in that environment?

33mins

23 Nov 2020

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Sanctuary Of Hope's Dr. Carolyn Powell

Project One

Jan Johnson speaks with Sanctuary Of Hope's Dr. Carolyn Powell about mentoring young pregnant girls.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25mins

13 Nov 2019

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Sanctuary Of Hope's Dr. Carolyn Powell

Project One

Jan Johnson speaks with Sanctuary Of Hope's Dr. Carolyn Powell about mentoring young pregnant girls.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25mins

14 Jun 2019

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2017 - 02 - 21 Prayer Line Spiritual Warfare 3 - Minister Carolyn Powell

Freedom Ministries Podcast

Take authority over the enemy's tactics in your life with Minister Carolyn Powell's third Spiritual Warfare teaching on the Prayer Force International Prayer line!

49mins

24 Feb 2017

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Prayer Line Spiritual Warfare 2 with Minister Carolyn Powell

Freedom Ministries Podcast

Minister Carolyn Powells returns to the Prayer Force International Prayer Line to continue the teaching on Spiritual Warfare!

34mins

24 Feb 2017

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Prayer Force International Prayer Teaching: Spiritual Warfare 1 with Minister Carolyn Powell

Freedom Ministries Podcast

Prayer Force International Prayer Teaching: Spiritual Warfare 1 with Minister Carolyn Powell by Freedom Ministries

56mins

10 Feb 2017