"It's nice to be nice. It's good to be nice. But I like money. I'm a big fan of money. So if being nice can make you money. Why not be nice?"
More than 2 million men and women have deployed overseas since the 9/11 tragedy, and the skills and talents our heroes bring to the workforce are i...
Are you performing at your peak? This is an important question to ask because a productive career person gets up the ladder fast and finds the most exciting opportunities. And for your own sake, you'd be a lot happier and fulfilled at your job
Being able to see, understand and deal effectively with others' perspectives is key to successful leadership (as well as personal life). That capacity, part of self-awareness, is empathy. Two recent studies show its crucial role.
As young people, we don't claim to have all the answers, although being close to the "front lines" maybe we stand a chance of being heard when we say that now is the time for a national call to arms on education.
How stressful is it for everyone when Mr. and Mrs. Business Owner give conflicting directions... then fight about it in the break room.
The skills gap is real. To this statement there is little debate. What should generate great debate is how we close the skills gap, because the strategies currently employed ignore a pool of talent that would go a long way to solving this crisis.
Crack open your resume right now and place Work Experience at the top. In today's job market, your skills are the greatest thing you got.
Do you have a posse? You know, friends that you hang with -- I certainly do. They're faithful friends that share your life and all that you love. Well, the best thing I did at work was to realize that I could benefit from forming a posse at work too.
Assume you're selling a $100 product and you get 100 people to buy it, generating $10,000 in sales ($100 x 100). You're feeling pretty good about yourself. But how much are these customers really worth? It's not $10,000.
For the sake of both education and the economy, it's high time we reconsider the premium we, as a society, place on such a costly piece of paper that has become a greater testament to four years of boozing it up in the frat rather than four years in the stacks.
As a business owner/entrepreneur, how many of the following phrases have you heard while someone was asking you for a raise?
What started out last fall as a one-day walkout at fast-food restaurants to protest poverty-level wages and stand up for basic human dignity has transformed into a movement that has captured the public interest.
We have to begin to find new pathways to employment that acknowledge the value of skills and experience, can be demonstrated through alternative credentialing and recognized by employers where there is no degree or while an individual is working toward their degree.
Through interaction with the social medium, the real and ideal selves intersect; and the ideal self is at least partially actualized. In essence, our online selves represent our ideals and eliminate many of our other real components.
A Skype job interview can be a roaring success or a disappointing disaster if you aren't well prepared. Save yourself the embarrassment by covering all your bases.
Public relations as we knew it is dead. Gone are the days when national news crews and reporters roamed the country with reckless disregard for travel budgets in the search of news. In the old days, news would trickle down to local media outlets. Today, that process has been reversed -- news trickles up.
My passion is to seek out and shine a light on people who found the courage to create big, bold visions and are transforming their visions into reality, to help make the world a better place. I call these people DreamMakers.
Since mobile capabilities streamline the way you live -- especially when you want information quickly and easily -- it only makes sense to apply the same concepts to your hiring strategy, particularly your employee referral program.