Category Career Development
The job search is no easy task. It requires many hours of tweaking your resume, networking with recruiters, and communicating with companies (whether its a simple email exchange or an interview). After the effort and time has been put into the search, the resulting job offer needs to fit your needs – it’s only fair […]
Dan Pink has a concept to disprove: that employees are motivated at work only by extrinsic rewards. He claims not so. People are not motivated by the traditional method of motivation through rewards and punishment. People are motivated by a feeling within themselves. A feeling that is much greater than outside factors and reactions to […]
Well…. have you? Do you know how to find your sweet spot? Otherwise known as the Hedgehog Concept, the idea was created by Jim Collins in his work, Good to Great. It’s about finding a balance among three important factors of work and life: passion, skills and talent, and economic motivation. Take a look at […]
This TED Talk from Dan Ariely hits the nail on the head. What motivates you at work? Watch this eye-opening video to learn what really keeps employees engaged in their work.
You spend a majority of your waking hours working. Whether you’re in an office or working from the comfort of your home, as a full-time employee you most likely log in at least 40 hours – a typical work week. Because you spend so much time behind the computer, machine, desk, podium, or wheel, you […]
The statistics are scary. According to the Harvard Business School, 3 out of 4 startups do not live to see success. So why is it that the entrepreneurial spirit is still alive in many regions across the United States? The decision to foster an idea and build it into a business plan requires risk. The […]
When J.C. Penney let go of its CEO, how well do you think they handled breaking the news to its employees? If you guessed not so well – well, you’re correct. Blogger and author Aubrey Daniels writes in his blog the major mistake J.C. Penney made when they began to focus on the past, instead […]