Designing a talent strategy for corporate success doesn’t happen accidentally. It must be carefully thought out. In recent years, many management theorists have concluded that talent strategy is one of the prime determinants of corporate success. Show More Summary
You just started a new job. You are bursting at the seams. You want EVERYONE to know. But … Are you wondering: After starting a new job … How soon should you update your LinkedIn profile? Of course … You are excited. You really want to tell everyone. However, give yourself two weeks. Yes, two … Read the Rest ?
There’s been a lot of conversation lately about what is being termed “fake news”. While the discussion about fake news has been related to politics, it occurred to me that this could easily happen in the business world. ERE had a blog...Show More Summary
We’re looking for 1-3 corporate sponsors for our conference in May – companies with a strong focus on happiness at work who would like to be associated with the best damn conference on workplace happiness anywhere in the world :) Reach out if you know a company that fits the bill.
I love the latest cartoon by John Junson for the Employee Engagement Network on RESPECT. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert.
This week, my organization the Career Advisory Board announced the results of our sixth annual Job Preparedness Indicatory survey, which identified gaps between the skills and traits candidates have and the skills and traits employers seek to fill open positions....
Bullying is not only a huge emotional drain on an individual, it’s a huge financial drain on businesses. It’s easy enough to put a stop to it–bullies need victims and they need bystanders to ignore their bullying, so if we don’t putShow More Summary
A recent article of mine covered most people’s lack of efficacy in practicing their elevator pitches at job search networking meetings. I wanted to follow up on that and prove my tenets, so I brainstormed with a group of trusted associates—all of whom are in transition—and we came up with some “best practices.” Following are … Read the Rest ?
Regardless of your political views, I think it’s safe to say that the U.S. is discussing health care. I’m not here to tell anyone how they should feel about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, with this discussion comes a lot of disclosures about medical information. Show More Summary
Excitement always increases when we are about to meet with a prospective client. We imagine the best of all worlds coming together in one meeting. But many times reality arrives in the middle of a meeting when it seems that we are on a collision course with the other party. Knowing how to avoid similar … Read the Rest ?
By now, you've heard about this post accusing Uber of creating a hostile, harassing environment for women. Rather than rehash the claim, I'm going to go to the numbers in this post. See this post by Tim Sackett for analysis...
What goes into healthy work lunches and snacks? It’s not easy to stay focused at work, which is why we have to feed ourselves only the best. After all, if you have to stay agile, focused and on top of things, you can’t do that on an empty stomach. Your food should help you stay […] The post The Best Healthy Work Lunches and Snacks appeared first on Jobacle.com.
Sometimes, I feel like we in the employee engagement field resemble Don Quixote tilting at the windmills of surveys, levers, and drivers. I am a fan of Liana Fincek’s recent New Yorker cartoon with a new take on Don Quixote. How do you stop from “spinning you fan” in employee engagement? David Zinger is an […]
Your company’s supply chain covers everything from ordering and storing raw materials to managing your finished inventory to fulfilling orders and ensuring they get to the buying customer safe and sound. With so many different steps in the supply chain process, it can become overwhelming to manage. If you’re not properly overseeing your supply chain, … Read the Rest ?
Beautiful people earn more money than regular folks. We’ve known this for a long time and it’s been widely reported on. But research from Satoshi Kanazawa and Mary C. Still found that it’s not the beautiful people who have an advantage when it comes to pay: It’s the ugly people. Show More Summary
“Anger is often what pain looks like when it shows itself in public.” – Krista Tippett Krista Tippett (@KristaTippett) is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author. She created and hosts the public radio program and podcast On Being and curates The Civil Conversations Project, an emergent approach to the differences of […]
Whether you are at the beginning of your career or have many years of experience in different fields and still not sure what to do for the rest of your life, taking a career test can be helpful in expediting your process of identifying a new career. Career tests are great for eliminating career mistakes … Read the Rest ?
Wait, what? Agenda? What are you – a politician? Nope. I’m a creative freelancer. But I believe I need an agenda behind what I do and how I do things. An agenda that will help me – and maybe you too – to build a long-lasting career that they’re happy with. Show More Summary
It has been a busy first month in office for President Trump. With a flurry of Executive Orders being issued and a number of cabinet nominees getting confirmed, it can be challenging to stay up-to-date on the news. Below are some ofShow More Summary
Lots of people misunderstand HR. After all, HR is the group that often has to deliver bad news. But HR can be a rewarding career that makes a difference in people’s lives and helps businesses succeed. Why HR? Many individuals pursue HR because they love people. Show More Summary