Here’s What Happens When You Start Focusing On Health At Work

  Health and wellness can seem like a long and impossible journey. In some ways, that can be true. It does take a lot of work to develop a healthy lifestyle—and it’s a journey that doesn’t stop when you’ve reached your destination. http://www.forbes.com/sites/alankohll/2016/08/11/heres-what-happens-when-you-start-focusing-on-health-at-work/#62b2e5107047

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What To Do When the Boss Begs You to Stay

You sit down with your boss to tell her you’ve been offered a job elsewhere and that you’ll be leaving the company in a few weeks. It will probably be an awkward conversation, and it’ll become even more uncomfortable when she asks you to stay. She might offer you better incentives, like more money or

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Do Less, Achieve More! A simple guide to Success.

So much to do, so little time. Ever since the start of the 21st century, everyone has been bombarded with insane amounts of information and pressure to get more work done. The desks of almost everyone is cluttered with never ending to-do lists and tasks that never seem to end. This has even given rise

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Ten Reasons Out-Of-The-Box Thinkers Are Unhappy Employees

It’s not easy being a creative thinker in the typical corporate or institutional workplace. It can be hellish, in fact! Managers say, “I want out-of-the-box ideas!” but they seldom mean it. When you show up with new ideas and new perspectives, managers can get threatened very easily. Your fellow employees can get threatened, too. http://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2016/07/27/ten-reasons-out-of-the-box-thinkers-are-unhappy-employees/#6a5f1ac717ff

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5 Things We Wish We Knew Before Starting Our Careers

Welcome to Recruiter Q&A, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Have a question you’d like to ask? Leave it in the comments, and you might just see it in the next installment of Recruiter Q&A! Today’s Question: The transition from college to career can be a difficult one. In

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Why the Conventional Wisdom About Job-Hopping Millennials Is Wrong

ased on hundreds of interviews colleagues and I have conducted with millennials, we’ve concluded that many of them want job security a lot more than people think they do. They saw the devastating effects of layoffs on people’s lives during the Great Recession and its aftermath, and are concerned about finding themselves in a similar

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Bad Timing Will Cost You Good Employees

Employers are looking for the best ways to retain new employees – an important goal considering how easy it is for employees to jump ship for new opportunities in today’s economy. However, it can be difficult for many employers to discern between times when they should try to retain an employee and times when they

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Is Company Culture Overrated? [Infographic]

  The answer, which you may have seen coming a mile away, is “No.” That’s good news; otherwise, a lot of us would have wasted many, many hours of our lives talking about, writing about, building, and maintaining organizational cultures. According to a new infographic from commercial real estate leasing marketplace TheSquareFoot, company culture is

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10 Quick Tips For Conflict Management

Like most Conflict Management is not my favorite subject. Nor am I an expert as I have an unresolved conflict currently brewing that I need to heed my own advice on. However, in human resources you often have to be a mediator of conflict between coworkers and manager/employee disagreements. Other times you simply have to

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Are You Wasting Your Time In The Wrong Job Market?

Who quibbles about nickels and dimes when they are in pain? If you want to step up to the high-altitude job market where decisions are made quickly and nobody wastes time with nonsense like asking job-seekers “What’s your greatest weakness?” you’ve got to focus on the Business Pain you solve! Here’s what I learned about

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3 Reasons You Can’t Motivate Yourself At Work Anymore — And How To Overcome Each One

  We’ve all faced days at the office where we’re just not feeling motivated. Off days happen to everyone and it’s tough—if not unrealistic—to constantly do your best work. There are bound to be times when you procrastinate too much, lack focus or struggle to start important projects. http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2016/06/20/3-reasons-you-cant-motivate-yourself-at-work-anymore-and-how-to-overcome-each-one/#286c0b5d2319

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Dangers of “Hiring in your image”‘

On a fairly frequent basis I hear hiring managers make the statement that “when interviewing new candidates I try and find someone who is just like me to bring into the organization.” I can understand the tendency to do so. If they are just like the hiring manager there is likely to be less of

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Shortsighted Rules That Make Good People Quit

  It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most options. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/shortsighted-rules-make-good-people-quit-dr-travis-bradberry

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Are millennials redefining workplace culture?

The workplace has become a psychological battlefield and the millennials have the upper hand, because they are tech savvy, with every gadget imaginable almost becoming an extension of their bodies. They multitask, talk, walk, listen, type, and text. And their priorities are simple: they come first. ~Morley Safer https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/millennials-redefining-workplace-culture-sriniwasan-srini-ramaswamy

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