PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 21, 2017 — Millennial workforce expert Alissa Carpenter is highlighting professional development services offered by her company, Everything's Not OK and That's OK (NOTO).
Specializing in helping companies make the most of the millennials within their ranks, Carpenter also offers continuing workshops and training for all employee age groups and positions, from entry level workers to C-suite occupants.
With a MEd in social and comparative analysis in education, Carpenter is a Gallup-Certified Clifton Strengths Coach and is certified in the Strong Interest inventory.
After earning multiple coaching credentials and with more than a decade of experience as a higher education administrator, at the Wharton School and at Penn State, Carpenter decided to put her training to use full time.
She offers professional development and career exploration to companies, alumni groups, student advising units and individuals across the country. She brings her upbeat personality and passion for working with others to enhance team communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
“Millennials make up more than a third of the workplace, making them the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, and arguably, one of the most difficult to work with,” Carpenter says.
“The words 'lazy' and 'entitled' are often used to describe this demographic, leading companies stumped on how to navigate the new culture,” Carpenter says. “Taking a dive into the millennials mindset, we will answer those hard-hitting questions on how to effectively attract, retain, and communicate as a multi-generation workforce.”
Carpenter's website provides a look at the services and techniques she applies to help employers get a handle on this generation. Her five tips for attracting and retaining millennials include some advice on compensation: Be flexible and creative: extra time off or company-provided lunches may mean as much as a higher salary to these workers.
NOTO's services include consulting on millennial workforce engagement to uncover and address weaknesses and to create a strategic plan for building a more engaged staff. Another service is one-on-one coaching with all employee levels to identify and better use individual strengths and foster more effective teams.
Carpenter has been a keynote speaker and panelist on identifying strengths and overcoming workplace generational differences. She has been interviewed on ABC and CBS and has been quoted by CNN Money, Forbes, Monster and Business News Daily, among others.
Some of Carpenter's recent clients are NBC10/Telemundo 62, Cabrini University, the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center, Stony Brook University and the Wharton School.
See what some of Carpenter's clients have to say about her services:
“Alissa is one of those rare individuals who can bring out the best in anyone she meets. She does so with such ease and enthusiasm, and you leave a conversation with her feeling empowered and excited. Alissa was an amazing resource for me in the StrengthsFinder process. Not only did I uncover my strengths, but Alissa guided me through the process of owning them! Alissa has taught me my value, and has been a hugely positive influence in my recent success.
Colleen Heavens, Assistant Director, The University of Pennsylvania
“Alissa led a great team-building exercise for my department. We learned about our strengths and were given tips for continuing the dialogue later. I would highly definitely recommend their workshops!”
Celia Cameron, Vice President for Marketing and Communications at Cabrini University
About Alissa Carpenter
Alissa specializes in helping people and companies identify and use unique strengths to increase fulfillment and productivity in the workplace and in life. In particular, Alissa focuses on educating organizations to better engage and retain Millennial workers, while helping Millennials themselves explore their careers. She works with companies, universities, and individuals across the United States, but her home base is near Philadelphia, PA. Media outlets such as Forbes, CNN, and Monster have sought her expertise, and she is delighted to be a formal Forbes contributor.
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