Category Archives: For Employers

5 job reference etiquette rules to follow

It makes good business sense – and is respectful, professional etiquette – to stay in touch with your former bosses, according to a press release from professional reference checking firm Allison & Taylor. As your career advances, your efforts to … Continue reading

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The power of purpose-driven employees

Editor’s note: Eliakim Thorpe is a speaker, consultant and founder of the T.H.R.I.V.I.N.G. Organization: A New Philosophy to Transform Organizations.           Matthew and Janice are emerging entrepreneurs who recently went into business together. During a lunch meeting at a local restaurant … Continue reading

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Searching for success: Creating an experiment of excellence

Editor’s note: Tracey C. Jones is a U.S. Air Force veteran, entrepreneur, speaker, publisher and author of Beyond Tremendous: Raising the Bar on Life. For many, success is an elusive goal. They feel powerless and resort to blaming their circumstances … Continue reading

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Taking risks to find learning opportunities

Editor’s note: Gregory Lay is a speaker, speaking coach and trainer at AccidentalCareer.com. “What do you mean, I’m not making enough mistakes??” Ron sat dumbfounded at his boss’s desk, wondering if she’d lost her mind. “Take a breath,” she smiled. … Continue reading

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Business manners? Putting your best foot forward

Editor’s note: Kate Zabriskie is president of Business Training Works, Inc., a Maryland-based talent development firm. “I sat there and watched the two of them completely engaged on Facebook. Never mind the fact that I’m a customer, and they are … Continue reading

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Innovation and creativity: Creating a community-driven organization

Editor’s note: Arthur Coleman is vice president, product at research firm, Acxiom, Redwood Shores, Calif. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Defining innovation and creativity.” What is innovation? What do we … Continue reading

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10 tips for attracting and retaining Millennial talent

Sperry Van Ness International Corporation (SVNIC), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN brand, released a new report on how employers, in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry and beyond, can attract and retain Millennial talent. The Millennial … Continue reading

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7 tips for mastering online job interviews

Current or future job seekers: if you don’t enjoy being on camera, it’s time to move past that insecurity. There’s high probability that your initial interview will take place online. Kevin Nall, director of operations in Baylor University’s office of … Continue reading

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Commander’s intent: How a transparent business culture empowers employees

Editor’s note: Brian Doyle is senior director of strategic consulting at research and computer software firm MaritzCX, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.* This is an edited version of a piece that originally appeared here under the title, “Creating empowered employees.” The great American … Continue reading

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6 myths of employee engagement

Editor’s note: Magi Graziano is a speaker working in employee recruitment and engagement and author of The Wealth of Talent. With today’s global ability to produce carbon copy technology and business models, people truly are a company’s only competitive advantage. … Continue reading

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