Ten reasons to consider going back to school. Why it's imperative to take it SLOW when converting a coworker into a friend. Can you guess that common office sound? You could win a prize! (enter here) Click the play arrow below to listen to the career podcast that has been downloaded over 750,000 times! Direct Download … [Read more...] about Working Podcast #100: Work Friends
The workplace is pagued with a serious problem: not getting credit for ideas. On this episode of the award-winning Working Podcast, I talk about ways to cope.There are 5 things you should cut from your resume...today!How many people are texting at work? Find out the results of the March Jobacle work survey.The Career Filter looks at 12 Ways to Find More Time and a neat site to introduce yourself to the world. Direct Download … [Read more...] about Working Podcast #99: 5 Things to Eliminate From Your Resume
Far too often I have seen employees' talents get underutilized in the workplace. Sometimes it's the fault of a modest worker; other times it's an uninformed boss. Since we are all experts at something, I believe it's important to tap into the skills of workers at all levels. Hidden talent benefits no one. The first step is to understand what each person is capable of. On the audio file below I talk about a possible solution to bring workers skills to the forefront. Direct Download … [Read more...] about Tapping Into Employees' Hidden Talents
Five Twitter job search tips from the authors of The Twitter Job Search Guide. Learn where to find 50,000 job postings you might not find on those SimplyHotMonsterBuilder sites. Direct Download … [Read more...] about Working Podcast #98: Twitter Job Search Tips
Think before you answer: Do you respect any of your co-workers on a professional level? Do any of them make you want to strive to be a better worker> … [Read more...] about Do You Respect Your Coworkers on a Professional Level?
Today's topics: A new book on "Surviving the Toxic Workplace." Have You Reinvented Your Career? ABC News wants to hear from you. Get the details on the latest episode of the Working Podcast. Direct Download … [Read more...] about Working Podcast #97: Surviving the Toxic Workplace
With the help of your iPhone or Android-based device, you can breathe fresh life into boring meetings. Learn about Meeting Madness and Bad Meeting on the latest episode of the Working Podcast. Direct Download … [Read more...] about AUDIO: Boring Meeting? Download These Apps
Back when podcasting was in its infancy, I launched the Working Podcast, a 20-minute online radio show that focused on the world of work.A half a million downloads later, I think it's fair to say my first online endeavor exceeded my expectations. I love audio and I love the concept of the show. But part of me recognizes that I no longer have the time to commit to putting together a well-produced and somewhat lengthy program.So how do I keep the show alive and satisfy our thousands of subscribers, all while keeping my work/life balance in check?Meet the Working Podcast 3.0; same great quality, just less of it!Effective immediately, the career radio show will be produced in easy-to-digest, bite-sized nuggets. Each show will be between one and three minutes, delivering the latest career advice, employment news and job Website reviews. I'm not sure how frequently I'll roll out new "episodes." My guess is that it won't be every day, but it will be more than once a … [Read more...] about The Working Podcast Gets New Format
With 85,000 jobs lost in December 2009 alone (source: Labor Department), employment is one of the nation’s biggest concerns. Industry research firm IBISWorld analyzed more than 700 U.S. industries to identify the top 10 fastest growing employment industries in the next five years: Listen to the Working Podcast #94 below and subscribe here. Direct Download … [Read more...] about Audio: Top 10 Fast Growing Employment Industries
These days employers can pretty much deduct anything from your pre-tax check. But despite working for some monster companies, I've never been offered the chance to donate part of my check to an "actionable" charitable cause. (meaning one that is timely)The 7.0 magnitude earthquake (with over 100 aftershocks!) has left catastrophic damage throughout the presidential republic of Haiti.The death toll looks like it will reach the thousands - and the economic impact will be in the billions.President Obama and the United States are scrambling to prepare an aid plan. My question for you: Would you donate 1% of your salary to help Haiti recover from this tragedy?Be honest. We're not looking to find out who is a Superman and who is a greedy bastard. I'm just curious if Americans would be quicker to reach into their pockets for a charitable cause if the money came directly out of their checks. … [Read more...] about Donate 1% of Your Salary to Help Haiti?