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Why I Am Voting 'No' On The CUNY-PSC Proposed Contract

Rita C. Tobin | Posted 07.19.2016 | College
Rita C. Tobin

One morning in September 1974, having just earned my M.A. in English and begun my long trek to a Ph.D., I borrowed my sister's car and drove to Lehman College in the Bronx, where I had just been hired to teach freshman composition.

The Best Way to Make Employees Hate You

Alex Charfen | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Alex Charfen

There's simply no way around it. If you want a constructive company, one that grows around you and benefits everyone involved, you have to understand...

7 Characteristics of an Employable College Graduate

Anne Deeter Gallaher | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Anne Deeter Gallaher

As a college graduate, you now have a clearer and shorter path to increased earning potential, compounded retirement potential, and a longer and healt...

Job Passion or Money? 3 Keys College Students Need to Know About Money

Garrett Mintz | Posted 03.02.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.

Good Leadership: The Changing Role of Management

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

One thing we will need much more of in the future, that we need much more of now, is good leadership. Leaders who understand what people now want from work, how to get the best from their employees, how to engage, motivate and retain them.

Leaders: 3 Easy Flexwork Strategies You Can Implement Today in Your Organization

Emily Morgan | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Emily Morgan

Technology has created a world in which we don't need to come to work in order to actually get work done. As leaders, this creates a diverse opportunity to re-imagine and re-design a more flexible, happier workforce, which values connection to work and strategic results above all else.

Huge Rise in Global Employee Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Since 2012

Dean Debnam | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Dean Debnam

Employee mental health is an issue that impacts the ultimate success of every business on the planet. If you're a business leader and your employees' emotional well-being wasn't already on the top of your list of priorities for 2016, it needs to be.

The ROI of a Good Night's Sleep

Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA

Research confirms that employee sleep is a critical asset that impacts employee productivity, performance, health, safety and the bottom line of your company. Far from being a time waster, sleep makes everyone more productive, healthier and safer.

Can an Old Boss Sue Someone for Starting Their Own Company?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

Most employers are, honestly, thrilled when their employees strike out on their own. Smule's founder has even invested in start-ups created by ex-Smule staff; though none overlap with Smule's market.

Dancing Starbucks Worker Serves Up Frappuccinos With A Side Of Sass

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.11.2015 | Good News

Posted by Robert Ashwander on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 This dude's already had his coffee fix. A video recently shared on Facebook captures a barist...

4 Reasons You Should Hire People With Disabilities

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

What's the first image that comes to mind when you hear the words "disabled person?" Most people immediately think of a wheelchair-stricken individual physically incapable of participating in the daily activities most of us take for granted.

The Rich Employee

James Altucher | Posted 09.01.2016 | Books
James Altucher

I'm an employee. I only write about what I experience. I can't stand articles that rant from a pedestal where the author has no experience. Advice is always autobiography. I hope you read my advice. I hope you like me.

Driving a Culture of Candor in Business (And How My Therapist Helped)

Max Yoder | Posted 08.28.2016 | Business
Max Yoder

When Lesson.ly was just a four-person company, team candor drove every element of our success. Each member felt comfortable being frank with the others, providing open and honest feedback, even when that feedback risked bruising an ego. What resulted were better decisions, execution, and output. It was contagious.

Five Bottom Line Reasons Why Employers Should Hire Ex-Felons

Mike Green | Posted 08.21.2016 | Business
Mike Green

There is no city in the nation that's growing faster than the population of 70 million Americans with criminal records. As one of them, former real estate developer R.L. Pelshaw is determined to turn this costly societal burden into an opportunity.

Employers and Employees Benefit When Organizations Take an Interest in How Well Employees Are Sleeping

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 08.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Prueher

Companies should take an active role in how their employees sleep. Many people don't sleep because their children don't sleep or because they overlook how important sleep is to their health and success on the job.

Wellness Programs: Paternalism-Based, Impersonal Medicine

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Neil S. Greenspan

In recent years, many corporations, universities, and medical centers have initiated wellness programs for their employees. The presumption is that s...

Can You Deduct a Midnight Ride?

Mark Steber | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

As we approach our nation's birthday, barbeque, swimming, and fireworks tend to dominate our thoughts. Hopefully we can make time for another thought, even if it's brief and in between hot dogs, about the men and women who helped make our country and how they weren't very different from us.

Looking for Work? Plan a Money-Smart Job Search

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Jason Alderman

Whether a new job opportunity is across the country or across town, it's important to track the cost and strategy of a job search as closely as you track your career objectives.

12 Amazing Tips that Will Change Your Life!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

In each blog I have shared a nugget of knowledge, a piece of advice or an amazing tip for success. In the list below, you'll find 12 amazing tips that will change your life and help you to become the person that you want to be.

If You Hate Your Job, Here's How to Make It Better

Steve Rhode | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

But if you hate your job, maybe the reason you think your boss isn't meeting your expectations of what your job should be is because you don't understand the concept of what a job really is. To turn things around and start loving your job, maybe these life experience tips will help:

The Most Important Thing You Can Do If You Really Want to Change

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Follow-up turns changing for the better into an ongoing process -- not only for you but for everyone involved. When you involve others in your continuing progress, you are virtually guaranteeing your continued success!

What Really Matters in Life?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Most people don't want to "do nothing' all day. We have hopes and dreams, goals and ambitions. We want to contribute to the world, make it a better place, not "retire" from it to a life of "leisure."

Is It Time to Retire Yet?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Life transitions such as retirement are usually far harder than we imagine. It's easy to talk about letting go, but when the time comes, it's hard to do. The emotional aspect of departing is difficult to fathom.

The Best of 2014

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

As we end the year, I thought it would be interesting to review your favorite blogs (and mine). I would love to hear your thoughts on these articles and videos and any others. If you liked one or two, why? If not, why not? What did you learn? Do you have questions?

2 Life-Changing Lessons You Need to Know Now!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

It's easier to see our problems (let's call them behavioral challenges) in others than to see them in ourselves.