Feel Like You Are Always In the Shallow End of the Pool of Knowledge?
Our brains need more time to digest and process things than we believe
A while ago, we did an article about the importance unplugging… from work, from every day life, from everything…
Which also means your cellphones, smartphones, your tablets… anything electronic like your computer (gasp!), TV (uuhhhhhhh!!), radio (now way!!!), stereo (now wait a minute!!!!)…
But only temporarily…
Click the read more button to find out why our intellect is being threatened and what you can do about it…read more
Being a Referee May Be a Necessary Step of Your Management
Key is learning how to step-in with out stepping-in the middle
One of the most difficult parts of business management is mediating conflicts between employees.
Calming things down, repairing relations, and reinstating the status quo is complicated.
Click the read more button to discover some things you can do to help things along as shared by Erin Steiner…read more
Recruiting Is Taking On A New Approach
Once thought to be a fad, social media is now being embraced – globally
We were recently contacted by someone who is searching for a job in Pakistan, seeking either employement with us or assistance in direction…
As we are a publications and research network, we obviously didn’t have a job for him, but did offer some suggestions to hime that may help you if you are still between jobs or are thinking about jumping ship to another job…
Some things we did tell him — and now are telling you — to think about: recruiting is taking on a huge shift and many recruiters are seeking candidates through facebook and other social media…
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5 Military Leadership Skills That Businesses Can Benefit From
It’s more than the trust we have for them otherwise a lot of leaderships skills could be found elsewhere
Leadership skills are a primary feature that businesses look for when choosing managers and CEOs
Those who serve in the military are admired by Americans, consistently placing in the number-one spot as the group of people they trust most.
Military service awards people important leadership skills that businesses can use in their operations.
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First Impressions Count, Continued Impressions Build or Destroy On the First
Research Shows in the first 30 seconds of a 1st meeting most have already formed an opinion of you
Job candidates cannot walk into an interview cold without having practiced some of the best ways to impress the interviewer.
You have to stand out from dozens of other applicants vying for the same position.
One misstep can stop you from being hired, but a bland, unexciting interview style can also have the company passing you over for someone else.
But having knowledge of what works is to your best advantage.
Click the read more button to discover the 5 great ways Abi Rule has shared to really impress an interviewer…read more
Microsoft, Apple, Ford Motor Co., GE, and Intel were 5 of the most profitable companies (excluding banks and oil outfits) in 2012, according to CNN Money.
It is no coincidence that all the aforementioned companies are also featured on the CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies list for 2013.
Business owners must strike that delicate balance between getting the most out of their employees, while offering enough incentive to retain the talent that brings innovation and profit to the company.
Some of the more unconventional strategies may not be for every CEO, but the results are undeniable.
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Online Education Services Added to Employee Benefits Packages Pay Off for Employees and Employers
Purchasing Power White Paper Examines How Employers Can Offer Affordable Online Education as a Voluntary Benefit
As many American workers look for less-costly alternatives to traditional education, online education, considered a game-changing trend for 2013,i is becoming a viable option.
When offered by their employers through an employee purchase program as a voluntary benefit, online education gives employees an affordable way to attain first-year and catch-up college degree programs for themselves, and a variety of tutoring and SAT/ACT preparation courses for their family members.
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Conducting performance reviews is rarely anybody’s idea of a good time.
Even when you’ve only got positive things to say and raises to give, the process is fraught with tension.
All parties involved are worried about who is going to say what, whether they themselves are going to misspeak, whether or not tempers are going to flare.
Here are some tips and tricks to help you get through these reviews (relatively) unscathed…
Erin Steiner provides a checklist and some don’ts for your performance review…read more
Vast Majority Of Working Americans Reveal They Are Not In Their Dream Job, According To A USA Network Poll
Poll Findings Are Released In Conjunction With New Original Reality Series, “THE MOMENT,” Which Premieres Thursday, April 11 at 10/9c
The vast majority of full time working Americans (79%) admit they are in jobs that do not reflect their true career passions, and if given a chance to land their dream gig, 83% would jump at the opportunity, according to a USA Network poll.read more
One positive outcome of the global recession is a growth in the number of small businesses, as workers choose to take a risk and strive for financial independence. Franchises can be a great way to remove some of that risk in exchange for a larger initial cash investment. If you’re looking to transform the direction of your career and think you would enjoy being your own boss, a franchised business could be ideal…read more
ManpowerGroup: Role of Women in the Workforce Increasingly Critical: International Women’s Day Underlines Structural Barriers Preventing Women From Unleashing Their Potentialread more
Having a great looking profile and a profile that looks great to the search engines are 2 entirely different matters altogehter. How do those that rank well, rank well? Read on to find out… It may be boring work, but the dividends are high.read more
English is the trade language. In times past the trade language had been French, Spanish, Portuguese. Diksha Singh explains the benefits of knowing a trade language — and how doors which may not normally be open to you with your native tongue may suddenly open for you elsewhere.read more
A LOT of attention has been drawn on leadership lately, especially in the forms of Sheryl Sandberg (COO, facebook), Marissa Mayer (CEO, Yahoo!). They are not the first women in leadership positions — Susan B. Anthony and Golda Meir are a couple to note — and many more could be added, be sure to add yours to our comments! An infographic is included to focus on several aspects of women and the value of the MBA.read more
Students seeking internship opportunities, professionals looking to revaluate their career trajectories and even recruiters from all industries have taken to LinkedIn as the evolutionary next step from traditional networking. And along with this hype comes a whole slew of guides that look to help these aspirants spruce up their LinkedIn profiles. However, the problem arrives when most of these guides are mainly a rehashing of generic points that do little to really address the more specific needs of the various job seeker profiles. Following these guides to get noticed might actually obscure one’s chances of standing out, especially when the profiles are based upon templated models.read more