The long-term answer is figuring out how to preserve the culture and life lessons learned at college and how to endow graduates with the necessary career skills required by employers.
The primary function of a stamp is of course, to pay for mail, but if you take the time to really examine a stamp you’ll have the opportunity to learn about many subjects on a vast array of topics.
Cybersecurity is really everyone’s business. The information technology department can only do so much to keep the wolves at bay. It is up to everyone to be aware of tactics being used, how to respond to them and for Management to understand that the risk of deferred maintenance has become more critical
Maybe your job isn’t all that enjoyable either But YOU can do a few things to bring some joy into even the most unfulfilling day.
The key is to do your homework and articulate why your skill sets add the most value for THIS job at THIS company.
In your next meeting, you may want to assign someone to track how many questions you ask and how many statements you make.
Unconscious biases are often at the root of ageism. We’ve all got our prejudices. Part of the trick to tackling them is to make them conscious.
Could we not have agreed from the outset that we do not kill each other?
It was a Monday. The day of the week I typically plan to be a high productivity day to power through client and personal responsibilities. However, this one was not starting out that way.
Not every high-performer is looking to be promoted. And that’s fine. You need rock stars in every role. But every high-performer is human and longs for appreciation, connection, and wants to be heard. It’s so easy to direct our attention to the folks who need our help the most. Be sure to pay attention to your top 20% as well.
Let’s face it: How many of us really want to be the passenger on an airplane with an exhausted, pilot at the helm? When you’re in a leadership role, managing your own energy is vital to your ability to impact and influence others.
We are busy.
In fact, we’re busier than we’ve ever been.
There is something important to consider when selecting a job, key to remaining happy in a job, and part of many decisions to stay or leave a job. I am, of course, talking about workplace culture.
If you apply for a job and you get that job, that company can only guarantee you today’s wages. But, if you create your own job, you can guarantee whatever wage you want for yourself.
Sexual harassment can range from persistent offensive sexual jokes to inappropriate touching to posting offensive material in the workplace. Sexual harassment at work is a significant issue and can happen to both women and men.
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