There are good bosses and bad bosses. Hopefully, you work for the former. However, for better or worse, it is important to address your working relationship with your supervisor. You will interact with this individual day in and day out. Regular tense encounters are bound to increase your stress level and to decrease your job… Read More »
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Three Ways to Negotiate Salary the Right Way
There is no way around it – talking about your potential salary with an interviewer can be awkward. From an early age, we are taught to not talk about money, but at some point, you will need to discuss your salary with an employer. Many people don’t know how to do this effectively, but salary… Read More »
Make Your Temporary Employees Feel Part of the Team
We all know the importance of team building. A strong sense of belonging and being part of a team makes employees work harder and keeps them happier. The challenge some managers face is helping their temp employees feel like part of the team. Oftentimes, managers overlook the importance of inspiring engagement in temporary workers. But… Read More »
Don’t Just Wait Around for The Job Offer, Follow Up!
Whether it’s your first job interview or your hundredth, you likely can’t help but give a sigh of relief once it’s done. After all, a job interview is so stressful, and now you can just sit back and relax…right? Well, not quite. It’s true, the hardest part is definitely over, and you can feel good… Read More »
How Savvy Job Seekers Get Noticed on Social Media
Ever since the beginning of social media, stories have circulated about how it has ruined careers and cost job opportunities. Yes, bad behavior on social media can keep you from getting a job – or cause you to be fired. But social media is also a great tool to advance your career, especially if you… Read More »
Managing a Team of Conflicting Personalities
Conflict in the workplace leads to a drop in productivity. A manager must be able to manage conflicting personalities and turn them into a productive team. You may be thinking, “That’s easier said than done!” True, but with the following tips, you can be successful at managing a team of conflicting personalities. It’s an Opportunity,… Read More »
We Can Find Them, It’s Up to You to Keep Them!
Millenials are reputedly a job-hopping generation. According to Harvard Business Review, in fact, 70 percent of employees today will quit their job within the first two years. That can be disheartening, given the high turnover rate of many industries. But you don’t have to feel helpless! While many of your employees will likely move on… Read More »