Career Advice Archive
I found out a little over a month ago that my significant other was offered a job out of state. Panic set in. A billion thoughts were running through my head. What will I tell my current employer? How is this all going to work out? If I told my current employer about my situation,
There are currently five generations in the working class. What’s that mean? It means your coworker, boss, or subordinate could be the same age as you, your parent, grandparent, child, or even grandchild.
Gossip destroys trust, causes employees to second guess one another, distracts from real issues, reduces productivity, and can hurt feelings. Gossip kills teamwork. There is no place for it at work, yet it is common.
Throughout the last year, I have experienced many firsts when it comes to the way employees have chosen to resign from a position. Here are some examples of unacceptable and inappropriate ways to leave your job.
Are you thankful for your most valuable asset? We always say that people are our most valuable resource but do we treat them as such? Every day we make sure that we are keeping our employees in check, reprimanding, evaluating, and coaching. But when was the last time you treated them with compliments or a
Breakups are never fun. Just like breaking up with a significant other, leaving your job can be an uncomfortable and awkward situation; one that you wish you could avoid. No matter how bad you want to get out of the “relationship”, it’s important to avoid burning any bridges and handle the process professionally.
Recently, I just finished reading a book titled, Greatness, The 16 Characteristics of True Champions by Don Yaeger, for our Tuesday morning meetings. It is a great motivational book about the characteristics that athletes and business leaders have that make them successful. As it came time to write my blog, I thought, "What
Be purposeful in your search. More often than not, candidates come in and are overwhelmed by the process of looking for new employment. It isn't uncommon to meet with a well-qualified candidate that has applied for multiple jobs, and isn't making any headway. Let's face it, looking for a job is a full-time job.
Entitlement seems to be a word that is being thrown around more and more frequently when talking about job seekers and potential employees. I don't know about you but I was raised to believe you are not entitled to anything and that if you work hard and continue to work hard eventually things will
Here is what I know - I started my year off, as I try to do every January, with a feeling of ambition, a sense of renewed vigor, and full of zeal to make my new year better than the last. I assume I’m no different than anyone reading this. My intention is to work