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Martine Banatte

HR Generalist, Goodwill Industries of Houston
joined 10 months ago.


Recent Activity:

Posted in Strategies for Addressing Communication Challenges

I think in every relationship there will always be a moment of miscommunication or a communication challenge. The best way to resolve these issues in my opinion, is to have each party clarify their intention or point of view and have the other person repeat back what they heard and explain what they understood from what the other person said to ensure both parties are clear, that to me is the start of effective communication.  

Posted in Best Practices in Critical Thinking

The pandemic is a great example on how employers were forced to think critically. It required employers to gather information and figure out how to allow employees to remain productive and also stay safe. It forced employers to check there assumptions on how remote work is managed, but then made employers question and understand others points of view on returning to the office. 

Posted in Strategies for Facilitating Difficult Meeting Conversations

I think by asking each stakeholder what the concerns are, what they feel they neeed in order to resolve the issues, and how can each stakeholder assist and support the other is a great way to open the line of communication.

Posted in Career Pathway Systems Challenges and Successes

I haven't had the opportunity to work with supporting the development of career pathway system, but I would imagine the greatest challenge would be to keep clients engaged and interested. I think the greatest success would be helping clients reach their goals.