I recently read a remark that individuals who work at fast food restaurants or deliver newspapers do not have careers. The author of the remark said they have jobs. It made me wonder exactly what the difference is between a job and a career. So I looked up the words in the dictionary. Job: a […] The post Job or Career: Which One Do You Have? appeared first on hr bartender.
How can I use being featured on a media list, such as Forbes 30 Under 30, a part of my brand online? 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
"Have you every heard of the scorched earth policy? No? Look around - everything you see is about die." --Bill Parcels How about that for an uplifting note to go into the weekend with? That quote is attributed to hall...
One of the top organizational challenges faced by HR personnel or CEOs or new companies is on employee retention or finding the best talent for their company. Not only are employees looking for better work opportunities they also prefer orgs which offer affordable benefits, have a good work culture where focusing on employee happiness and well-being [...]Show More Summary
This is a guest post by Robert Hosking If you provide customer service in any capacity, this may be comforting to read: In a recent OfficeTeam survey, 71 percent of respondents said they are likely to contact a company to let them know they had a good customer service experience. Comforting at least until you [...]Show More Summary
The Current Hiring Climate Since the recession, for the first time companies are now putting mechanisms in place to fill their back-office administrative, front-office, and support positions to full complement. The power behind this new impetus is a growing focus on embracing social media and excellent customer service by organisations. A further drive is the [...]Show More Summary
Having a well-planned email marketing strategy is an important tool for your personal brand where you and your business can connect with your audience in a meaningful way. The way you communicate is important in order to increase sales...Show More Summary
My friend Ryan Eliason is launching a free webinar training program specifically for people who want to be (or who already are) conscious entrepreneurs. Conscious entrepreneurs are people who want to use business as a force for good and positive change. Show More Summary
I am currently handling a nasty investigation into bullying and harassment at my company. What do I do after the investigation if all parties remain with the company? The relationship has broken down — do we just have to move the employees? I think it’s too late for mediation. To read the answer, click here: […]
What if we took all the resources spent on finding and training bosses and spent them on developing self-managing organizations instead?
Hire for Smarts. Dig for Passion. Look for proof of Execution. When hiring someone … or looking for a job yourself … these are three things you should be aware of and using to insure you find the right fit or are the right fit. These...Show More Summary
We’ve all heard the phrase that there’s more to compensation than our paychecks. Meaning that perks and benefits play a huge role in total compensation. Benefits are usually defined as non-wage compensation. In some places, they areShow More Summary
I would LOVE to try this office prank some day. What’s the funniest workplace prank you’ve seen or perpetrated?
In a world where young people suffer from FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) on social media, somehow that doesn’t apply to in-person events. Event planners frequently tell me how hard it is to get millennials to show up for events … [Read more...] The post How To COPE When Trying to Reach a Multigenerational Audience appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.
Building and growing your own business can be a wonderful part of your personal growth journey. Making a new business profitable and successful is a real challenge by itself, but you also want to be careful to avoid creating a business that seems to be doing well while it’s actually killing your lifestyle. Show More Summary
What’s your best piece of branding advice for companies that are trying to pivot or change their image? 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
You’ve spent the last three months searching for a job and company that not only interests you, but that you’re confident you can excel in. Unfortunately, you’ve only been able to find one or the other. Finding the right job fit isn’t always easy. Show More Summary
If you have any interest in travel, then the next two minutes of reading are definitely worth your time. It’s been too long since I’ve done a giveaway. I’ve been thinking about a trip to Australia or Montreal, so perhaps you’d like a getaway, too? By that, I mean a vacation of epic proportions. I’ve partnered […]
Some people love to talk about culture. Some people think culture is a vapor-based marketing gimmick. Me? I'm somewhere in the middle. I think culture is real, but I'm not sure how much control we have on it. I'm a...
When a small business grows and adds new employees to the team, inevitably there can be some friction. For entrepreneurs who may have worked on their own for a while, staff conflicts are new and not necessarily welcome developments. The...