I recently was looking at the definitions of the word, “potential”, and I came across a very interesting definition. The word potential in one definition means, “Unused Success.”
Imagine walking into a meeting where you’re going to deliver some tough news to your team. You expect pushback. You know you’ll have to come up with good answers to potentially tricky questions. You’re not exactly looking forward to it.
Frequently I will hear my clients complain about the same thing- when they send in a resume or application and never heard back from a potential employer. Ghosting is a phenomenon that has taken over hiring and recruiting. For those of you that are unclear, ghosting is the practice of ending a relationship by suddenly withdrawing from all means of communication without an explanation.
If leaders are able to reframe their role and responsibility as that of servant leaders, productivity will grow and engagement will grow.
The demand for police officers is expected to increase by 7 percent over the next 18 years, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. Despite this relatively healthy rate of growth, competition for positions tends to be high because it is a profession with a low level of turnover.
If you’ve been working in the Information Governance field for a while there are certain questions that continue to pop up. Some you will have a standard answer for and some that will change over time as technology or best practices evolve. In this article I would like to continue the series and give you another question and how I answer it so you can be ready for them as well.
One of the best-known events and a highlight of the U.S. Naval Academy Graduation ceremony in Annapolis every May is when the Blue Angels fly over the Severn River in honor of the graduates.
A friend has reminded me that “in 1776, most of the 55 members of the Continental Congress signed the parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence.”
Have you ever been invited to a meeting only to find out the other invitees have met multiple times before? Have you ever been asked to provide your input on a project after a lot of time an effort has already been spent on it by others? Have you ever started one project only to realize multiple prerequisite projects must be completed first?
Between the lack of transparency in the application progress and longer wait times, professionals often feel that their resumes have been swallowed by a giant black hole.
LinkedIn is not the largest social network, but it’s certainly the most important for professionals who want to find their place in the business sun.
As a Human Resource (HR) Director, one of my favorite tasks is helping employees succeed at their jobs. I have had the opportunity to assist managers restructure their organizations, build high-performance teams and train staff members to perfect their analytical skills and abilities to enhance productivity.
No matter what industry you work in, continuing education is a great way to advance your skills and boost productivity. As an employee, everything you do to increase your skill sets and find opportunities to network with other professionals can eventually open doors to more opportunities.
As more organizations integrate both Business Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence into their data infrastructure, what is the best path to implement these systems into the daily business process?
We often hear leaders say that employees are their organization’s most important resource. Unfortunately, too often this is just a slogan.
With average salaries ranging from the mid-thirty thousand to the high 50s across the 50 states, and no need for a college degree or specialized diploma, working as a dispatcher can be an attractive career option if you are interested in public safety and have strong communications skills. Demand for 9-1-1 dispatchers, also called public safety communicators, is expected to increase by eight percent through 2016.
If someone stopped by and asked your team today what your performance expectations are for this year, could they give a prompt, specific answer? Could they do the same for values expectations – how they’re supposed to treat each other?
Typically, my coaching clients want help with career direction or progression, to get a job, or to improve their current job performance. Usually, they present with self-doubt. Scratching the surface and their challenge is often about being assertive. This post looks at how to be assertive in five different job- and career-related scenarios. Also, we look at the common factors, so you can up your game and increase your chances of success.
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