Need to Bring an Employee Out of Their Shell? Read This.

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Every workforce is comprised of two personality types: introverts and extroverts. Introverted employees tend to be shy in social situations, and not as apt to participate in group discussions. But this doesn’t mean they have nothing to say!   As a manager, it’s a great benefit to your workforce to hear the thoughts and ideas of all…

Five Questions to Ask Yourself When You Think it’s Time for a New Job

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Once you loved your job, but now you find yourself dragging your feet in the morning. You don’t want to get out of bed, you don’t want to get ready—you just don’t want to go. It’s an awful feeling when you don’t like your job and think it might be time for something new. But…

Three Effective Tips to Manage Employee Conflict

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Differing points of view add to a well-rounded workforce. However, it’s inevitable that employees will disagree and argue from time to time. It’s the nature of different people from different backgrounds working together under the same roof. So when your employees aren’t getting along, what should you do? Three ways to manage employee disagreements As…

Four Questions You Must Ask Your Interviewer

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An interview is just as important for you as for your potential employer. Why? Because it’s a learning process where you can find out all you need to know about a job. In a way, you’re interviewing the hiring manager just as much as she is interviewing you. Four key questions to ask During your…

Are You Open to Relocating for a Great Work Opportunity?

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If you’re having a hard time finding work, relocation can be a good option. Still, moving is a big undertaking, especially if you have a family or currently own your home. Even if your dream job is in view in another part of the country, it’s important to consider some important factors before making the…

Here is Why Contract Positions Are a Great Way to Build Your Resume

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In your search for employment, contract positions are a huge benefit. This type of employment, which includes temporary assignments in which you have a contract with an employer for completing a specific assignment, gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in your career while earning income. Advantages of contract work Though contract assignments aren’t…

Office Christmas Party Dos and Don’ts

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‘Tis the season for the annual holiday work gathering. Though it’s meant as an opportunity for employees to relax, it often gives rise to a minefield of potentially embarrassing moments. No one ever means to say or do something they’ll regret, but you may find yourself feeling nervous or awkward, or just in need of…

Are you Taking Enough Vacation Time?

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If you’re like many people these days, you work hard! It’s a great feeling to put in a solid day’s work, day after day, and continue crossing things off your to-do list. Your boss is happy, you’re happy and you’re making contributions to your company through your ideas, suggestions, projects, and output. Life is good!…

Quick Tips to Boost Productivity This Holiday Season

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The holidays can be a busy, stressful time for your staff. In addition to the usual demands of work, they also have additional tasks such as gift shopping, cleaning for company, socializing with family and friends, childcare when kids are home on break and more. It can be tough to balance all that comes with…

How Can I Make Myself a More Marketable Candidate?

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Across most industries, competition is stiff for candidates in search of new jobs! Many are highly qualified and must scramble for the same job positions when they open up. But you want it to be you who gets the callback and the job offer! So, what can you do make yourself the most attractive candidate…