Archive for February, 2013
What are you supposed to do when an interviewer is unprepared? The following post has some tips for a successful interview.
When in an interview, always assume that the person interviewing you doesn’t know which questions to ask to ascertain whether you’re the best candidate. My clients have relayed stories to me about getting thrown off track because they allowed their egos to get in the way when faced with an interviewer who didn’t know
Telecommuting may become a popular topic after one company’s recent decision to ban it. The following post includes a video talking about this situation.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been making headlines after her head of HR, Jacqueline Reses, sent an internal memo to employees banning telecommuting.Allyson Willoughby, Glassdoor’s senior vice president of people and general counsel, weighs in on CNN with her perspective on if this is good for employees and good for Yahoo:What’s your
Companies who take the time to recognize their employees could be rewarded themselves. Learn more in the following post.
Jenn Tekin Organizations with high employee engagement are experiencing a 22% improvement in customer loyalty and a 21% reduction in turnover, per Aberdeen Group research. Organizations are finding that investing in a formal employee recognition program can lead to an increase in profitability, retention and customer loyalty as compared to having disjointed programs lacking metrics and
In order to bring Millennials to their companies, employers need to understand what they are looking for in their job searches. The following post has more information.
When it comes to the Millennial generation there are a lot of misconceptions around how hard they work and how committed they are to their jobs. Turns out those misconceptions are just that, and employers that wrongly buy into them will face a difficult time managing and retaining a group of people that will have a huge impact on the
Originally posted here -
The following post shares good tips to increase productivity if you work from home.
Technological advancements have led to an increasing number of employees working from home: according to Fast Company, 1 in 10 employees now works from home; and although the workforce in the US grew only 3% from 2005 – 2012, the number of telecommuters increased 66%! Working from home offers several advantages: Commute: Eliminating a commute allows more time to be spent on
The following post is an homage to African-Americans who may not be given credit for their contributions to our society, compared to those who are more prominent.
Shequita Barnes Every year we choose this special time to celebrate the stories…the legendary accounts of men and women who make Black History a reality. The barrier-breaking strides and momentous occasions are indelible marks that will forever be engrained in our country’s history. But, as we raise the notable names, let us
See the original article here:
While you might become weary during your job search, maintaining a positive attitude will get you through it. The following post has tips to keep your spirit up.
You’ve been unemployed for longer than you expected, and you’re struggling to keep your chin up. These are the times when we’re often our own worst critics. When we’re feeling down and out, some of the most negative and repetitive thoughts are those we concoct and repeatedly revel in.Searching for a
There may come a time when you will leave your current job, and how you do so won’t go without notice. The following post has six ways to move on in a respectable way.
The best way to resign is to leave your boss wishing you will return. And the best way to do that is to be gracious and helpful as you move to a new job or step into self-employment. Even if you’re being ushered out, staying upbeat and professional can mean the difference between a good
Gossip in the workplace can make people feel uncomfortable. To keep yourself away from this type of conversation, the following post has some rules to keep in mind.
The rumor mill is alive and well. This mill never stops churning and has ruined more than a few good careers. Some rumors are started purposely with the intent of embarrassing or upsetting the parties involved, while others are no more than misunderstandings that caught fire and spread rapidly.If you have ever
Continue reading here:
There is no place in the workplace or anywhere else for bullying. Learn more about the effects of this behavior in the following post.
Rachel Levine, Ph.D. For my entire career I have been working in a role that involves keeping people healthy – and most of those jobs have been in corporate wellness, either as a researcher or an actual director of employee health. The mental and emotional health of employees is just as critical
Originally posted here: