Chances are you’ve thought about how to quit your job and travel the world at one point or another. It’s probably been as you sat at your desk during a cold winter day, or even when the sun was shining and you’d rather be anywhere but indoors. As you’re sitting at your desk, in your […] The post How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World appeared first on Jobacle.com.
In the summer of 1996 after my sophomore year of college, I started an internship at a nonprofit technology association in downtown Washington, D.C. Until that point, I’d only worked in retail and had no idea what to expect. I...
I once knew a guy named Brian. Brian was a recent college graduate and he wanted to work for an environmental nonprofit, but he couldn’t find a job. All of the organizations that interested him could only offer volunteer roles,...
There are many skills that managers can learn on the job. For example, they can learn how to approve time cards, the key elements in an employment law, or the steps in conducting a good interview. But there are some basic skills or qualities that organizations want to see in managers from day one. Show More Summary
I’d like to take my personal brand in a completely new direction. What’s the first step to successfully rebranding? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Show More Summary
According Adecco’s State of the Economy and Employment research, the skills gap is a very real thing. Of the senior executives surveyed, 92% feel that there is a skills gap in the U.S. workforce. The study also reports that “senior executives...Show More Summary
The 2016 ERC Performance Management Survey reported that 79% of the organizations surveyed use job knowledge/job specific competencies as key performance criteria when assessing performance. If that many organizations evaluate performance...Show More Summary
Allow the world, right in front of you, to be your teacher at work and you dwell in a classroom the size of the universe. Where and how do you learn about employee engagement? Can you learn from flowers and snow? I believe they can. Read my latest LinkedIn employee engagement post by clicking on […]
Our next Woohoo inc Academy on June 20-23 in Copenhagen is going to be a very international affair. We currently have participants from: Australia Canada China Czech Republic Denmark Lebanon Netherlands Portugal Switzerland UK ThereShow More Summary
Surprisingly one of the toughest parts of success is finding a colleague happy for you. But as they say, “Anyone can get pity. Jealousy you have to earn.” Following the advice in my blog posts might cause you some trouble. When you persistently do off-the charts good work, the unintended consequence is that you make … Read the Rest ?
Do you need a new job? Can’t take one more day with your horrible boss and whiny co-workers, but you can’t find a single job available? Well, you’re not looking at the right thing. If you’re working in one of these fields, there’s definitely something available for you. Show More Summary
ONE TIP – ONE RESOURCE – ONE TOON Again. It is easy to have our engagement with work or a task slip away. Perhaps our mind wanders or we get lost surfing the internet. Just say, “again” and renew your engagement. You may have many slips but you can always begin again. Read, The right […]
I’d like to think that everyone understands the importance of leadership. And good leadership benefits organizations. But there’s not one standardized type of leadership. It takes on many forms and, as individuals, we might be attracted to certain types and models more than others. Show More Summary
“The last one or two reps at the end of the set — that’s where the magic happens.” – Dorian Yates Dorian Yates (@dorian_yates) is a six-time Mr. Olympia who took the extreme sport of bodybuilding to a new level. He’s one of my adolescent heroes whose innovations in training (e.g., Occam’s protocol) influenced what […]
Amazon is the premier place for publishing books and now promoting brand products. Your personal brand can greatly benefit from their giveaway program with your own contests. It takes the right strategy and research to make this successful for your business. Are you struggling with not enough sales? There are literally millions of products to … Read the Rest ?
ERC believes that HR professionals are truly making a difference in their workplaces. We know that the hard work put in sometimes goes unnoticed or under-appreciated. We want to change that. Here at ERC, our goal is to celebrate HR professionals and the HR community day in and day out. Show More Summary
The fastest way to get a promotion is to have a Low Bus Coefficient. Of course, there are other less seemly and perhaps unethical ways to get promotions. But, for most people in the modern work world the fastest way to get promotions is to share what you know. “The intuitive mind is a sacred … Read the Rest ?
There’s an often used quote attributed to Albert Einstein, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I was reminded of the quote when I saw this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. Show More Summary
Woohoo – a big Danish pharmaceutical company just bought 15 tickets for our conference. That means we’ve already sold 200 seats. Don’t miss out on this year’s best conference on happiness at work – get your tickets now. Read all about the conference and see the full program.
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