Category Archives: Employment Tips

Peer relationships are critical to job happiness and commitment

Editor’s note: Darcy Jacobsen is a content analyst and blogger for social recognition solutions provider Globoforce, Southborough, Mass. This is an edited version of report titled, “Globoforce survey finds peer relationships with colleagues are critical to modern work experience.” Co-workers … Continue reading

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Hiring managers: Why talent isn’t always enough

Editor’s note: Walt Grassl is a speaker and author of “Stand Up and Speak Up.” Recently retired from aerospace, he now works in public speaking near Los Angeles. Bob and Mark are new managers who are having lunch in the … Continue reading

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Personal or professional: simple rules for proper social media etiquette

Editor’s note: Margaret Page is the founder and CEO of Etiquette Page Enterprises, British Columbia, Canada. Like children with a shiny new toy, adults introduced to social media jumped in and started playing: posting personal photos to Facebook, accepting requests … Continue reading

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Steps effective leaders take when handling disappointment

Editor’s note: Alesia Latson is a speaker, trainer, coach and founder of Latson Leadership Group, Boston, Mass. Disappointment is inevitable for leaders. At times your people will disappoint you, and there will also be instances where you disappoint others. So … Continue reading

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7 negotiating mistakes everyone can avoid

Editor’s note: Eldonna Lewis-Fernandez is the CEO of Dynamic Vision International and author of “Think like a Negotiator.” While even the word “negotiation” can evoke fear, stress and anxiety for many, the intent is quite simple: to discuss and ultimately … Continue reading

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Engaging staff with 5 easy conversations

Editor’s note: Kim Seeling Smith is the founder and CEO of Ignite Global, a human resource management consultancy based in Australia. Did you know that only a fraction of your staff bring their “A” game to work every day? According to … Continue reading

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Are your employees well? If not, forget about increasing engagement

Editor’s note: Ben Egan is a consultant at UK-based HR consultancy and bespoke technology firm ETS. “How are you feeling – are you well?” It’s a question we ask friends and family every day. However, employers aren’t asking it enough. … Continue reading

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5 ways to enhance your relationships while working remotely

Editor’s note: Kara Goldin is founder/CEO of Hint Inc., a producer of unsweetened flavored waters. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title “5 steps to being a rockstar while working remotely.” More … Continue reading

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5 practices to boost your personal and professional standing

Editor’s note: Margaret Page is founder and CEO of Etiquette Page Enterprises, a Western Canadian training organization, and author of The Power of Polite, Blueprint for Success and Cognito Cards – Wisdom for Dining & Social Etiquette. At one time, … Continue reading

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MR job prospects show promise of upward mobility

Editor’s note: Karla Ahern and Naomi Keller are market research executive recruiters at Evanston, Ill.-based Burtch Works Executive Recruiting. This post originally appeared as an article in the April 2014 issue of Marketing News under the title “State of the … Continue reading

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