Office Organization

Order creates a sense of professionalism and generates an atmosphere where team spirit thrives and opens the door to higher levels of productivity. It also invokes a feeling of confidence, competence, and control. Best of all, a well-organized office tells the world – well all who enter in – that here is a company/leader who [...]

Could You Be A Game Changer?

Do you have a desire to change the world? Does passion burn bright in you for every activity of your life, especially your work life? Then you have a game changer mentality. What is a game changer? A game-changer is a maverick: a person that effects a dramatic shift in the current way of doing [...]

Boost Your Appeal to an Employer: Take Advantage of Free and Low-Cost Education Opportunities

Do you enjoy learning? Do you want to stay sharp in your field of interest? Do you want to make the most of opportunities? In today’s competitive job market, having additional training or education can pay off in a few ways It can make you a more desirable candidate It can position you for a [...]

New Hiring Policies

The tight talent market has limited applicants for hiring. To broaden the selection of candidates, some employers have changed their hiring policies. In fact, recent articles in both the Wall Street Journal and Fast Company have confirmed this trend. New policies are eliminating the concept of “degree inflation” or at least broadening their hiring criteria, [...]

Chatbot and Interviews

Businesses are changing their hiring strategies in the race to handle the hundreds of resumes they receive for posted jobs within the tight labor market. One way they are changing is for candidates to interact with a chatbot, a tool of artificial intelligence (AI) with representational or relational knowledge to be able to think or [...]

Tips to Increase Employee Productivity

In some cases, a company’s revenue can drop because productivity falls off. If it is justified to blame productivity, there are steps an employer can take to increase productivity. Consider putting these tips into practice and see the improvement. Connection Establish employee accountability. Clearly communicated expectations and defined accountability roles will help employees work together [...]

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Practicing Gratitude at Work

Thanksgiving has given way to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the rush toward December Holidays, but gratitude has no reason to cease. Can you count the number of times someone said “thank you” to you during your day? Do you hear those words from friends? At home? How often do you tell someone else thank [...]

Team Spirit

Creating a company culture that embraces and enhances teamwork is essential to your ultimate success. The late J Richard Hackman, a professor, author, and expert on what makes a team excel contended that while personalities, attitudes, and behavioral styles play a role, what enables teamwork the most is creating the right conditions. Follow these “enabling [...]

Are You a Leader?

What’s the difference between a manager and a leader? While both are responsible for a group of people who are, in turn, accountable for fulfilling specific goals and tasks, the dissimilarity lies in the approach. A manager has the authority and directive to assign tasks which must compel the team toward accomplishing directives. Many managers [...]

4 Tips for Dealing with the Chronic Complainer

We’ve all worked with office nags, the mouthy person who has nothing nice to say but grumbles and groans all day about everything and anything. While this grouser is annoying, the consensus is that this person is a walking red flag. Besides being a huge annoyance, it’s a fact the chronic whiner exacerbates productivity - [...]