It is more costly to fire an employee than to retain one. As a business, you will have to incur the immediate costs of a severance package and ensuring that the firing process was successful enough. This also includes involving the different departments, such as IT, to ensure that the employee's access to the company's system is barred. … [Read more...] about The Role of Corporate Culture in Talent Acquisition
When’s the last time you washed your clothes by hand or even cooked a meal from scratch? With technology comes laziness and all its detriment. Modern cultures have lost the pleasure of manual labor, which is why you should incorporate it back into your life for these three reasons. … [Read more...] about Top 3 Benefits of Manual Labor
If you are wondering how to circumvent your boss, we have prepared several career tips and info to consider before taking the super-duper risky step. It’s a problem that most people end up encountering no matter what their job is. How do you go over your boss’s head without committing career suicide? A person with micromanaging boss characteristics can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Before bypassing your boss, I recommend you go through this checklist first. And then, if you still decide to take the calculated risk, we have some ideas on how to disrupt the hierarchy without getting the boot. Here is how to circumvent your boss and live to tell the story. Step 1: Question your motivation. Drill down to the specifics of why you want to go over your boss’s head. Is it because you feel your ideas are dying on the cutting room floor? Are your concepts and successes being hijacked as your supervisor’s own? Are you looking to exact revenge for an incident or circumstance? … [Read more...] about How to Circumvent Your Boss
Everybody has heard the term but who are stakeholders? Stakeholders seems like one of those “business terms” that everybody throws around, without knowing what the heck they're talking about. Finding a way to define stakeholders isn’t easy because the definition is vague in and of itself. But, let’s try to explore what a stakeholder is, and how it could be affecting you more than you might think. … [Read more...] about Who Are Stakeholders and What They Mean to You
Guided meditation of any type is not a cure-all. Only people with something to sell will tell you that a meditation walk will help you be free of all tension. It can, however, dramatically improve the quality of life. Guided walking meditation is a great tool to have available in your office arsenal to put out some fires. Here are the basics so you can get started today. … [Read more...] about Stress Relief at Work With Walking Meditation
The outdoor work landscape, unknown to many, has an abundance of well paying, fulfilling and respectable job opportunities, with The Bureau of Labor Statistics expecting the number to grow to 30,813,700 by 2024. The cubicle life, suffice to say, is not for everyone. Choosing the right career is key to work happiness and fulfillment. Some people prefer walking in the woods in hiking boots and athleisure wear, the wind in their hair, over wearing a suit and sitting in an office from 9 to 5, and for these people, there are endless work opportunities out in the wild. … [Read more...] about Careers To Consider If You Are In Love With The Great Outdoors
We have reached a point in time where professional standards have become very high. This is probably due to the fact that information is always within an arm’s reach – literally. … [Read more...] about Looking For Temp Jobs or Careers in Dallas?
In today's workplace, there's been a big push for employers to value identity, and for employees to learn how to be authentic at work. It's easy to see why: One study found that 61% of people admitted to covering up some part of their unique identity in the workplace, to the detriment of their self-esteem and well-being. … [Read more...] about How To Be Authentic at Work (And In Interviews)
As my career has grown so has the need for me to travel for work. Years ago I would have stressed, obsessing over the time away from home and all of the lost hours on the road or in the air. I'd be fearful of doing things on my own or worried about awkward social interactions with people I hardly know. I dreaded the work trip. Thankfully, I flipped my internal script! Now I embrace work travel. Part of what makes it enjoyable is all of the travel gadgets and tech available to everyday consumers. While it's unlikely your job will foot the bill for most of this stuff, some of it might be worth a little of your hard earned scratch. Here a few of the latest travel gadgets that can make that next work trip more tolerable. … [Read more...] about Bring These Gadgets on Your Next Work Trip
It has been estimated that 1 out of every 12 businesses in the United States is a franchise. From fast food to real estate, there is a great deal of money to be made in opening one of these businesses for yourself. … [Read more...] about Is Opening a Franchise the Right Move for You?