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Actually, I'm The Boss - Being A Supervisor In Your Early 20's

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Being an effective supervisor is not an easy task, especially coupled with the challenge of only being in your 20's. How do you transform the perception of being 'daughter- like' to being viewed as a workplace professional? How do you gain employees' respect and lead a high performing team? The early years of a career have a significant impact on your success and are critical for developing emotional intelligence and soft skills. This session will explore firsthand experiences of young female professionals in management roles and how they established a unique leadership style and influence.

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Actually, I'm The Boss - Being A Supervisor In Your Early 20's

  1. 1. “Actually, I’m the Boss”: Being a Supervisor in Your Early 20’s 1 Jacqlyn Aloisi, Laura Mansour & Janna Ward
  2. 2.  Women in management nontraditional roles statistics  Challenges we’ve faced  Assimilate  Emotional intelligence  Influence  Q&A Agenda 2
  3. 3. Women in Management Nontraditional Roles Statistics  Nontraditional defined as ≤25% of population 3 Industry % Women Employed Computer Programmers 21.4% Manufacturing/Production 18.6% Engineering 7.6% Construction 2.4% Note: Based on Department of Labor 2014 study for all people employed.
  4. 4. Challenges  Proving yourself  Lack of support  Environment 4
  5. 5. Assimilate 5  “Women need to shift from thinking I'm not ready to do that to thinking I want to do that and I'll learn by doing it. - Sheryl Sandberg
  6. 6. Emotional Intelligence  Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women  Complicates knowing when and how to negotiate 6
  7. 7.  Research shows that women have inherent transformational leadership qualities  Inspirational  Positive role models  Concerned about followers  Empowering  Push to be creative & take chances Influence 7
  8. 8.  “I’m glad to live in a world where boys can play princesses and girls can play soldiers”- Taylor Swift 8 Eliminating Gender Bias
  9. 9. “Actually, I’m the Boss”: Being a Supervisor in Your Early 20’s 9 Jacqlyn Aloisi, Laura Mansour & Janna Ward

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