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.
After interviewing 75 leaders, it’s clear that they rely on intuition for making hard or unclear decisions. All leaders, as part of their jobs, must decide the best course to take when dealing with multiple options and unsure outcomes.