Firing is not fun. Most managers go to great lengths to avoid firing someone, and when it finally comes down to it, you have to let this person go. After all that stress, the last thing you want is to land in court. You know that the firing was legal, but that doesn’t mean a […]
People sometimes feel they did not do their best at their job interview. This has several reasons. First, in general, most people do not prepare sufficiently for that oral test commonly known as the job interview. They simply don’t know how to. Show More Summary
Burnout is on the rise in healthcare. Increased stress and complexity, and the demands to achieve higher productivity are taking a toll. Each year nearly 400 physicians commit suicide, more than double the rate of the general population. Show More Summary
The next post here on Friday is going to be an excellent infographic about the resume. It has great statistics, good pointers, what recruiters think…in, short, something you should take a look at. And you knew there was a but, right?...Show More Summary
Being of strong mind with determination to succeed will land you improved opportunities. The same will get you in the door of the companies to which you wish to sell as well as in front of the higher level people with whom to connect...Show More Summary
Oh yeah - you've been thinking it was coming, right? Well, it's here. A FOT webinar mashing HR stuff with Game of Thrones. Curious what we can learn from Jon Snow about coaching malcontents in your organization? Wondering how you...
I am actually an HR professional (PHR & SHRM-CP), but I’m in a scenario I’ve never experienced, there’s a meeting tomorrow, and I am not sure what to do. 1. I’m currently employed through a temp agency on a 16-week contract. I’m halfway through the contract. 2. It is a family owned business. The owner […]
Working abroad is a good way to boost your resume. Aside from providing travel opportunities, a global career can also hone your marketable skills, increase your salary by as much as $25,000 assuming you’re bilingual/multilingual, and make you a better person. However, it can also be intimidating. Show More Summary
Now that Sheryl Sandberg is a single mom, she has announced, in a post on Facebook, that it’s understandable that single moms do not Lean In. I am infuriated. First of all, why is Sandberg telling women they should all work? The whole point of feminism was so women could have choices instead of having someone...
When you wake up in the morning what is usually your first thought? I need more sleep. I can’t wait to get today started. I wish I didn’t have to go to work today. The first thought is important, but the next thought is more important. What do you do with that first thought? If […]
With so much focus on the impending changes to the FLSA overtime rules, it is important not to lose sight of the existing regulations and keep your organization in compliance with other areas of the law that sets the standards for so many areas of employee compensation practices. Show More Summary
My friend Tim Sackett had an interesting post up last week, describing his experience at college scholarships, tuition breaks and admissions as a white family with a son holding a 4.0 GPA and a 30+ ACT. The net? His son’s...
We’re all in this together. If you’re a millennial, you’re probably humming along with Zac, Vanessa and the rest of the cast of High School Musical when you hear those words. If you’re a Gen Xer or baby boomer, you … [Read more...] The post The Business Case for Supporting Millennials appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.
Okay, not totally written by a robot, just partially. I kept getting ads on Facebook for Articoolo, and I finally gave in and clicked. (See, that Facebook marketing really works!) They claim they can create unique content in a matter of minutes. As a writer, the last thing I need is a robot stealing my […]
Welcome to the world where we constantly discuss branding. And while the name of this site certainly refers to personal branding, in particular, the parallels between this and corporate branding should not be ignored. To illustrate this, let me introduce a concept that you may or may not have heard of–one that you can use … Read the Rest ? No related posts.
(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by ITM Group, Inc., a consulting firm focused on training solutions that will help engage and retain employees. ITM Group has been named one of the top small businesses in South Florida....Show More Summary
A new dating site called Maple Match promises to help Americans flee the potential threat of a Donald Trump Presidency by matching Americans with Canadian partners. The post Maple Match: Make Dating Great Again appeared first on Steve Pavlina - Personal Development for Smart People.
At age ten the Farmer was doing chores before and after school and most of the weekend. This was normal for his family. It’s what his parents did and what their parents did. I told him my kids were not doing that. Being a full-time farmer means kids don’t have the chance to figure out what...
The good folks at Medical Solutions set a world record for the largest human formation of the letters "RN" surrounded by heart on April 21, 2016. The post We Heart RNs World Record Video From Medical Solutions appeared first on BluePipes Blog.
“If the best in the world are stretching their ass off in order to get strong, why aren’t you?” – Christopher Sommer If you loved the Pavel, Poliquin, or Dom D’Agostino episodes, you’ll love this one. My guest this episode is Christopher Sommer (GymnasticBodies on Instagram/Facebook), former US national team gymnastics coach. He is also the founder of GymnasticBodies, a […]