Why don’t I love my job? You may not be doing these nine things

If you do an internet search for the phrase why don’t I love my job, you will find over 216,000,000 keyword results! That’s an astonishingly high number. Considering that the internet is only about 30 years old, it identifies a prolific, market-wide epidemic when it comes to people being happy with...

Hire the right candidate every time with these 3 steps

Joe Smith seemingly has the whole package. He has a solid resume, great references, skills that showcase his expertise in his field and plenty of success stories to his credit. On paper, Joe seems like the ultimate “can’t miss” candidate. Joe looks the part and his appearance seems to match his...

Why Mentoring Is Important

You may be a rising star and have a track record of success. But when starting a new job, having a mentor to show you the ropes is important. Mentors hold a very valuable key to your success; they’ve been where you want to go. Why try to reinvent the wheel when you can learn from a trusted advisor?...

Retention is Dead! How the micro-career is the new employment model

Today’s cutting edge companies identify that now it’s all about the micro-career. Few employees have plans to spend decades with one company, instead preferring to do many different jobs requiring many different skills throughout their working careers. These are high-energy, driven individuals who...

Why Meetings are a Venue for Reinforcing Culture

Perfecting the art of trust-building meetings Twenty-one years ago, I sat in a massive conference hall in Seattle with thousands of other conference participants. Never had I been in a room of conversations so full of excitement and energy.

How much will unnecessary meetings cost you this week

Meetings – they’re one of the most debated aspects of work life. Employees either cherish them, valuing them as time to spend collaborating and having lively discussions. Or, they dread them, viewing them as waste of time and a productivity killer.

The Psychological Impact of Modern Office Spaces

Employees Desire Workplaces Offering Flexibility, Collaboration

In Misguided Prediction, 1930s Expert Believed We’d Be Working Less

All Evidence Pointed This Way, So What Happened? A 15-hour workweek was the future, one expert said nearly 90 years ago.

4 Tips Managers Should Adopt to Relate to Millennials

Younger Generation to Comprise 75% of U.S. Workforce in 15 Years There are few greater challenges for modern companies than managing the current dynamic of generations within the workplace.

Are Holiday Blues Weighing Down Engagement?

4 Tips to Boost Spirits in the Office How do you feel about working during the holiday season when most of your friends and colleagues have left for vacation or have mentally checked out?