Category Archives: Workplace

Prevent Employee Burnout

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Motivated employees are assets and the keys to success for companies.  However, it’s important to remember that they are not machines.   They can feel pressure, be overwhelmed, or even worse, be burned out – all of which will have a negative impact on the company.  But, how can you tell if your company is suffering from employee

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New Job Blues . . . Now What?

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You’ve landed what you thought was the job of your dreams. Each stage of the interview went smoothly – you sold them on your skills and expertise, and your prospective boss sold you on the position and benefits of joining the company. The hiring manager seemed excited about extending an offer. And then, with offer in

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Workplace Gossip is a Career Killer

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Here is a sad truth: some people never really leave high school. Even as adults you will still find them hanging out and spreading the latest gossip with their friends. The problem is that no matter how they go about it, a workplace gossip is absolutely killing their own career. It is one thing to

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Communication Matters

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As a human resources consultant, I have conducted many employee surveys over the years to ascertain what employees like about their workplaces and what they think needs to be changed. In many cases, one of the key recommendations from employees to make the workplace better is “provide better communication.” What do employees want to know

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Take This Job and Shove It!

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Sometimes it’s an easy choice to leave a company. However, one of the most important choices that you can make in your career is to leave your current employer in the right way. Like any other relationship, there are faults and virtues with every company. At the end of a relationship, people tend to focus

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