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Month: January 2017

Career Advice: How To Ask For A Raise Or Promotion At Work

Career Advice: The Mid-Career Internship

The Mid-Career Internship

For women who have been away for the workforce for a spell, sometimes re-entry programs are the only way back in.

 

Culture Advice: How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right

How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right

Creating diverse and inclusive workplaces isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. There is also a well-documented business case for how diversity positively impacts the bottom line. But once you’ve put the time and effort into building your multitalented, multifaceted A-team, you’re not going to keep them if they don’t feel valued, understood, and comfortable.

Career Advice: Public Speaking Lessons From A Dog Park?

Lessons From a Dog Park: What Your Dog Can Teach You About Public Speaking

Our four-legged friends have a great deal of wisdom to offer. It seems offices and businesses are realizing the merits of our canine family members and even welcoming them into the workplace.

Career Advice: Use This Formula To Dial Up The Soft Skills On Your Resume

Use This Formula To Dial Up The Soft Skills On Your Resume

First things first: Soft skills play an important role in hiring. Employers aren’t looking for robots that can only execute on a job description. They need people who can positively impact the culture and see what’s around the corner-people with depth (this goes triple for executives, by the way).

Culture Advice: Loosen Up! Having Fun at Work is Good for Culture

Loosen Up! Having Fun at Work is Good for Culture

Letting your employees have more fun around the office could them make them better at their jobs, new research suggests. A study recently published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior discovered a link between informal learning, which is a common way employees pick up new skills that improve their job performance, and having fun at work.

 

Recruitment Advice: 9 Tips For Recruiting Millennial Talent Through Social Media

9 Tips For Recruiting Millennial Talent Through Social Media

If you’re a millennial business owner seeking to recruit other millennial talent, you’re in luck. Social media is good way to go. Eighty-six percent of working people who are in their first decade of employment will use social media to look for jobs and research employers.

Culture Advice: What The Grateful Dead And A Winning Organizational Culture Have In Common

What The Grateful Dead And A Winning Organizational Culture Have In Common ” CEOWORLD magazine

According to Deloitte’s 2016 Human Capital Trends Survey 86% of organizations cite culture as a very important issue and a top agenda item. I know what you are thinking, how can a bunch of hippies teach us anything about building a compelling organizational culture.

 

Career Advice: These 6 Career Resolutions Will Transform The Way You Work

These 6 Career Resolutions Will Transform The Way You Work

Instead of setting the same vague goals year after year, try these six unexpected career resolutions that experts say could make you happier, more engaged, and even more successful in your work. We’ve all seen the research about how many people are not engaged in their work or actively hate their jobs.

Career Advice: Want To Achieve Your Goals This Year? Start By Doing This

Want To Achieve Your Goals This Year? Start By Doing This

What do you want to accomplish in 2017? It’s time to set some goals. (Photo credit: Shutterstock) The start of the New Year is the perfect time for entrepreneurs and business owners to set goals for the next 12 months. You’ve closed your books on 2016, so, if you haven’t already, […]