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EMA’s HR Director Michael Slade Offers Perspective on Workplace Coaching

An article written by Michael Slade, partner/director of Human Resources at Eric Mower and Associates, appears in the May issue of Human Resource Executive magazine. Read “The Benefits of Internal Coaching” online here.

In the article, Slade explains how the executive coaching process can benefit organizations and identifies the 10 best insights an individual can gain from coaching. Slade says that coaching helps individuals identify a plan of action.

“HR leaders looking for ways to accomplish organizational goals faster or seeking resources for employees to deal with the inevitable work challenges that arise on a daily basis should consider adding a coaching program,” Slade said.

Slade is a certified professional coach. At EMA, he provides HR counsel to the agency’s partners and employees across seven offices. In addition to providing internal executing coaching, he is responsible for all HR functions, including staffing, recruiting, training and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and payroll. Slade has earned multiple awards for his leadership and is chair of the HR Committee for the American Association of Advertising Agencies.

About Mower

Mower is a digitally integrated independent marketing, advertising and public relations agency with professionals in New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, N.C., Cincinnati, and Buffalo, Rochester, Albany and Syracuse, N.Y. Mower delivers strategic insights and counsel, digital solutions, smart creative and award-winning results to clients in a wide range of industries and service sectors. It has earned top industry accolades from Clio, Cannes and ANA B2 awards and is the only full-service agency ranked in Ad Age, B2B Marketing, PRWeek and Chief Marketer. Mower is part of two global agency networks—thenetworkone and IPREX—as well as the 4A’s.