The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Mentees

August 29, 2018 James Darling

There are thousands of articles that stress the importance of mentorship and investing in others. We’ve even shared how mentorship works here at Credera. However, learning how to be a good mentee is just as important and can bring benefits at all stages of your career. Here are some of the practices I try to […]

Paying It Forward Through Mentorship

February 21, 2018 Ally White

  “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill The Art of Relationships Relationships are a two-way street, you get what you give. When it comes to deepening the mentorship relationship, the mentee must seek out the mentor—asking them about their experiences and practices. Similarly, the […]

Freedom to Fail

September 15, 2017 Bradley Mickunas

Recently at a Credera Integration and Data Services Practice retreat, I shared one of the reasons keeping me at Credera. The reason starts with the following quote from Micah Blalock, a senior architect at Credera: “I’m a senior architect because I have made more mistakes than you.” His perspective invited me to be innovative and […]

3 Ways Credera Encourages Communication

March 23, 2017 Kevin Wheeler

  Anybody who has been part of an efficient, successful team knows how the results are exponentially better—and the journey more enjoyable—when everybody knows what’s happening. You need to keep people informed and make sure everyone’s on the same page. The best consulting teams rely on effective communication. While the goal is obvious, the path […]

A Cord of Three Strands is Not Easily Broken

January 19, 2017 James McCreary

  The progressive trend of teamwork is fast-becoming the norm in many professional settings. Teamwork, the growing integration of different individuals, has many benefits. More focused career progression and opportunities to “sharpen one another” are two great examples. As a new consultant at Credera, I’ve come to further define the benefits of teamwork on a […]

Can Companies Really Care About Their People, or is That Just Wishful Thinking?

January 4, 2017 Lauren King

After college, it took several years and a few different companies to find out what I truly wanted (and needed) in a job. Through positive and negative experiences, I learned to consider factors from length of commute and benefits, to flexibility and growth potential. I even learned that basic amenities, like restrooms, must be taken […]

Insights From An Intern: Credera One Month In

July 14, 2016 James Darling

My name is James Darling and I’m a senior from Oklahoma State University, originally from Plano, Texas. I started with Credera as an intern on June 1 in the Microsoft Practice and have loved every day so far! My major at OSU is industrial engineering. Translation: I’ve learned how to draw some rad process flow […]

Modeling Mentorship

June 6, 2016 Ryan Chen

We are all familiar with the idea of mentorship. Maybe you saw it in a movie once or maybe it was modeled to you by a parent or significant other. I’m sure many of us would say that we wouldn’t have gotten where we are now if it weren’t for a particular mentor. This has […]

It’s All About Relationships Part 3: The Importance of Mentorship

January 27, 2014 Morgan Eseke

In this four-part series on the importance of friendship in the workplace, I would be remiss if I did not mention mentorship. Mentorship is an important part of a company’s culture because it provides valuable opportunities for growth for both mentor and mentee. Mentorship relationships also play a key role in fostering meaningful relationships within […]