Ultimate Gratitude

Posted on September 7th, by Liam Ryan in on the job. No Comments

There can never be enough gratitude in the world. After I survived my cancer ordeal I had a lot of people to thank. And my greatest source of guilt by then was how little I had known about what people in the medical world do. Now I will never let myself forget again. I now … Read More »

Be a Strong Collaborator

Posted on September 7th, by American Public University System in on the job. 1 Comment

By Kristen Carter, M.Ed., GCDF

Contributor, Senior Career Exploration Specialist

Whether in college or your current job, we have all been tasked to work on a group project or serve on a cross-functional committee. Initially, it’s essential to know the required task, but it’s common to be curious about the other group participants. Being able to produce … Read More »

Work Where the Human Spirit Goes to Die

Posted on September 7th, by Chris Edmonds in on the job. No Comments

What’s your work environment like? Inspiring? Frustrating? Dull? Engaging? Is the only metric that matters “employee productivity?”

Studies have shown workplaces are often dismal places to be for us humans.

24/7 Wall Street identified 2016’s worst companies to work for by analyzing employee ratings on Glassdoor.com. The worst three? Forever 21, Family Dollar, and Express Scripts each … Read More »

Leadership Lessons from a Badly Played Hand of Cards

Posted on September 7th, by Beth Beutler in on the job. No Comments

In the midst of the card game, I was focused on the goal of building a particular hand– a set of five with a set of three. I already had the set of three, using two 2’s and one wild card as a stand in for the third 2. Now I was working on the … Read More »