When it comes to your job, you want to be valued. You want to become an indispensable employee who your managers need, rely on, and want around. But, how can you determine if you are this type of employee or just someone who blends in...
Showing appreciation at work matters!! Gratitude is a powerful thing. It does more than draw people to you, it also improves relationships, physical health, mental health, and self-confidence. There are many ways and places where you can express your appreciation and show gratitude, including the...
No matter the company you work for and the industry you work in, you will encounter many individuals who may be difficult to get along with. But, what do you do when that individual is your boss?
Bad bosses are quite common in the workplace. According...
Sometimes the reason you should be leaving your job is related to your personal development and growth, or your personal well-being.
Other times it is related to external influences such as the team or work culture.
Here are a few ways to know if it might be the right time to move on.
The increasing amount of work performed online and the quick advancement of technology in the workplace means it is becoming simpler than ever to stay behind a screen.
Interaction with your boss happens via email and instant message at the office, you text your co-workers and colleagues, and orders from clients come through your online ordering platform.
Despite all of this, if you want to move up in your career, honing your professional communication skills is a critical step. Here’s what you need to focus on:
Ah yes, the dreaded meeting.
Whether it is because they run too long, the meeting chairperson takes over and doesn’t let anyone else speak, or you simply feel like the time is spent inefficiently, most of us have a major distaste for meetings. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be this way.
Here’s the thing: if you shift your mentality around them, changing your mindset, and no longer viewing them as a dreaded meeting, you may end up realizing that they do matter.
And when done right, meetings can have an incredible impact on you as a team player and the company as a whole.
Here’s how to change your mind about meetings:
Leadership skills are necessary for maneuvering today's corporate landscape.
Are you ready to tap into your natural leadership abilities and focus on self-improvement? Are you looking to gain more fulfillment and success in your job by brushing up on your skills?
Start by implementing these four understated yet critically important areas of understanding.
A company’s best asset is its people, so hiring the right person for a job is absolutely crucial.
A good hire can lead to greater sales for the business, a potential future leader to push company initiatives, or a hard-working employee who gets the job done every day.
A not-so-great hire can mean wasted time training a short-term employee and disruption within a department.
There may be several reasons why you’re finding it challenging to find the right hire for a position.
Are you making any of these errors in your hiring process?