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Robert Half 'Career Coaching Gone Awry' Project
Share a funny story of an on-the-job coaching gone wrong.
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Due July 27th, 2012 - Robert Half is kicking off another contest for their Don’t Let This Happen to You campaign. The theme this time around: career coaching gone awry.

Behind every great athlete is a dedicated coach.  The same holds true for outstanding professionals.  The most successful employees have been shaped by the managers and mentors they’ve had over the years.  But not every worker has a José Mourinho, Bela Karolyi or Phil Jackson cheering them on from the sidelines. What if you have a micromanager, poor communicator or know-it-all boss instead of an all-star manager?

Project Objectives
Create a humorous thirty to sixty (30-60) second video about career coaching gone wrong. Think about the least-effective on-the-job coaching experience you’ve ever had or can imagine.

Keep in mind that you don’t have to focus exclusively on individuals with supervisory responsibility. Some of the most inept leaders aren’t formal managers at all. Instead, they might be a project team lead, a mentor or simply a well-meaning but clueless peer.

Click the link below for Official Rules and more details.

Prizes

Story Awards (Submission Deadline 05/07/12)
The Top 5 Stories will each earn $250

Pitch Awards (Submissions accepted 05/17/12 through 06/07/12)
The Top 5 Pitches will each earn $500 and be guaranteed a spot in the Video Awards phase.

Video Awards (Submission begin 06/17/12)
First Place - $10,000
Second Place - $4,000
Third Place - $2,000
Fourth Place - $1,000
Fifth Place - $1,000
Sixth Place - $500

Eligibility
Open to Tongal community members who are at least 18 years of age and US residents.

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