APPA defines “emerging facilities professional” as someone who has recently begun a career in the field of Facilities Management. They may have been involved in Facilities in other organizations/agencies but are now learning about the educational facilities environment. Many of them bring the following attributes to the educational facilities management profession:
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Mentoring is an essential leadership skill. In addition to managing and motivating people, it's also important that you can help others learn, grow and become more effective in their jobs. Do you want to move your career forward? Would you like to develop your leadership skills as well as help others learn, grow, and improve their skills? Or would you like to find someone who can help you do these things? APPA is here to help provide you the platform to develop a mentoring partnership. Visit our mentoring page.
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