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What is one of the best ways to stand out in your career? Simple. Recognize people. Thank them. Repeat! This is the time of year when we get to reflect a little. It’s not quite the end of the year yet and a lot of people have a few days off. Which allows us a … Read the Rest ? Related posts: 5 Daily Gratitudes Lifestyle Why Saying ‘Thank You’ is Good for Your Brand
Here’s what I saved for you this week of Thanksgiving here in the United States: The secret to stress free work It’s not what you think… 3 steps to get out there despite hating your job Of course, you can only hate your job for so long before, you know, you should go get a different […]
It’s a damn shame to see what some companies are offering freelancers. It’s even more shameful to think that there are freelancers who will accept it. One content marketing website that posts freelance opportunities is filled with requests...Show More Summary
I barely eat turkey during most of the year, but I take the protein very seriously on Thanksgiving. If you cook it right, it’s pretty awesome. But if you aren’t careful, you end up with a dry, flavorless waste of a bird’s life. This year I’m experimenting with a turchetta, but I have no idea […]
Today is major cause for celebration. It’s the beginning of Hanukkah, which for the first time since 1888 coincides with the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Mr. Bartender and I hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday. Enjoy your tryptophan high and don’t forget to support your local community on Small Business Saturday - November 30. Show More Summary
One of the most dreaded requests job seekers struggle with while networking, and during job interviewing, is “Tell me about yourself.” As my recruiter friend Skip Freeman noted in his 2012 blog post titled Beware The ‘Tell Me About Yourself’...Show More Summary
39 Lessons from Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice (Part 1 of 5) Reading time: 4 minutes Routledge publishing released a new employee engagement textbook, Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice edited by Catherine Truss, Rick Delbridge, Kerstin Alfes, Amanda Shantz and Emma Soane. The range of contributors include Wilmar B. Schaufeli, Arnold B. Bakker, […]
The why of working. Here are four stories that influenced my movement into employee engagement: My father, a railway executive, became cynical and frustrated with his work. It literally drove him to drink and as a child I would listen to his workplace stories of being thwarted and stymied. I was pleased that later in […]
Do you want to save time and money on interviewing? If your answer is yes, then read the rest of the article to find out how. Time has changed and technology has changed but companies are struggling to keep up with technology and still prefer to do things such as interviewing candidates the old way. Show More Summary
In an age of extreme competitiveness, you may find yourself contending with your peers, job applicants and other business owners for coveted opportunities. And while you may be the most qualified, without the right packaging, you will not make it past the initial stages. Show More Summary
Wondering whether to put that bullet point (or even whole section) on your resume, or where to put it if you do? This infographic will help.
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I went grocery shopping yesterday at Whole Foods. Usually at 2 PM on a weekday, it’s a ghost town, but not during Thanksgiving week. I actually like grocery shopping, so it was fun to be a part of the madness, but I know a lot of people who hate it. Some use services like Fresh […]
Hi peeps - I'm up today at my other blog (Fistful of Talent) with a post on stuff HR pros could sell on Black Friday. There are 7 items that I'm packaging for Black Friday at hrcapitalist.com. Here's two, head...
Welcome to the busiest season of the year: schedules are filled with holiday shopping, end-of-year planning, get-togethers, winter weather prep, and so much more. It can be difficult to keep on top of your job search when the rest of life is so busy. My best advice is to create a simple, consistent job search [...]
It was once said, “There is a reason why the windshield of a car is so much larger than the rearview mirror. We need to always keep an eye on where we are headed but also remember from where we came.” This saying applies not only toShow More Summary
While there are many good traits to strive to align with your personal brand, one of the best qualities you can be known for is being gracious. Saying “thank you” to everyone who impacts your life, personally and professionally can do wonders for your reputation. Show More Summary
Not knowing what the heck he was doing ended up being Sir Richard Branson’s secret to riches and fame.
photo: brownpau There are some under currents in my writing about working for corporations. Attitudes that lurk in the background before taking on the transformation needed to become a Cubicle Warrior. But I haven’t explicitly stated them. I have more. But these twelve are a good start to help you see the assumptions — the Cube […]