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As humans, we are naturally social and at work, we depend on our coworkers and the people we interact with every day to boost our mood and help us enjoy the work day. Nothing ruins morale more than negativity. Negativity saps people’s energy and affects the performance of everyone in the workplace. Overall, negativity in… Read more »

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An attribute of a great leader is effective communication. Communication is about listening with our minds rather than just our ears. It’s also about coming up with the best words to send out the appropriate messages. Proper communication is crucial as an employer or else your employees work aimlessly and your business doesn’t reach its… Read more »

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Every hiring manager is different. Some see asking for references as a formality, while others will call every contact you include on your reference list. While your list of references is no more than a list of contacts for the hiring manager to evaluate, the way it’s formatted can impact the way you are perceived… Read more »

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Leading up to the interview, you’ve probably prepared by researching tips and advice for how to ace the interview. Once the interview is over, you can take a deep sigh of relief, knowing that it’s over. However, be careful. There are a variety of ways that you can sabotage yourself after the interview. These are… Read more »

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Whether you are new to the organization or want to get to know the people you work with more, it’s important to foster relationships with your colleagues. Benefits of a Good Relationship with your Co-Workers As humans are naturally social, we feel the need to bond with the people around us. So as a result… Read more »

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By Vincent Michelino, written for HR Insights   As the beginning of autumn draws closer and the NFL preseason begins, fantasy football managers across the country begin their comprehensive draft preparation. It’s common practice at this point to begin scouring through hundreds of player profiles and projections, engaging in several mock drafts, and exhausting every… Read more »

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You never get a second chance at achieving the best first impression. The handshake is one of the most important aspects of a good first impression. It’s been used for many years in the business world as a professional greeting, so getting it wrong can be detrimental to your first impression. Keep your Right Hand… Read more »

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It’s not a myth that balancing work life and personal life makes people happier and more productive overall. It’s a satisfying feeling when all aspects of your life are balanced. Manage your overall work/life balance with these tips. Just remember, it may not be the easiest of adjustments, but they are worth it. Schedule your… Read more »

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It’s a common misconception that cut-throat, high pressure, competition-rich work environments drive financial success. Research shows that workplace stress can be a result of the high pressure environment and will lead to an increase in healthcare expenditures and resignations. Positive work cultures are proven to inspire creativity, productivity, and overall better team-building. In order to… Read more »