A New Motto and an Old Feeling for a New Year

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A New Motto and an Old Feeling for a New Year

Posted on January 14th, by Marc Plooster in education/training. No Comments

Give, and it will be given to you. Every month I sit down and write about something I learned in the past month.

The last month, and therefore the inspiration for the motto, we celebrated a special season. Not to relive the month of December, but when I consider the motto as applied to the holiday … Read More »

Tips for Careers in Government for Law Graduates

Posted on January 14th, by Todd Tenge in education/training, Trends. No Comments

One of the biggest decisions one will make in life is choosing a field of education and where to pursue that career in.  For Law students, the most common path is to get an internship at a reputable law firm and follow through that direction once they graduate law and join a reputable law firm … Read More »

20 Ways to Create a Powerful Personal Brand

Posted on January 14th, by Mark Babbitt in education/training. No Comments

Ever since we started making the transition from the Industrial Age to the Social Age, people have been talking about personal branding. And for good reason: how you show up – online and offline – is a critical factor in today’s job search.

But for some, especially workforce veterans less familiar with social and digital platforms, … Read More »

An Unparalleled Perspective of the Innovative Future of Work

Posted on January 14th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job. No Comments

Businesses typically spend much of their time and efforts around the customer experience. After all, it is the consumers that drive our businesses and keep us going, right? However, it is our employees that drive our consumer experience and ensure that they are receiving the best experience possible. Coincidently, HR is now looking to the … Read More »

Why You Must Delay Gratification to Be Successful

Posted on January 13th, by Meiko Patton in education/training. No Comments

In the book, Think and Grow Rich, author Napoleon Hill states, “Sex desire is the most powerful of human desires. So strong and impelling is the desire for sexual contact that men freely run the risk of life and reputation to indulge it.”

Would you not agree?

But Hill goes on to pontificate, “The transmutation of sex … Read More »

How Leaders Foster a Learning Agile Workplace

Posted on January 13th, by Sheri Caldwell in on the job. 1 Comment

Leaders of organizations of all types and sizes have often shared with us their concern about retaining employees who are willing to learn, be adaptable, tolerate ambiguity, and build critical thinking skills.  Finding people like this is difficult enough:  keeping them for more than a year or two is really tough.

In this article, we’ll share … Read More »

New Year! New Things to Learn! Dare Yourself!

Posted on January 13th, by Dave Landry in Career Advice. No Comments

Now that it is 2017, it is time for a clean slate.  New beginnings can often be scary, but moving forward will always benefit you in the end.  Take the risk to try something new.

Something many people are doing to make a fresh start for themselves involves exploring careers in several different fields.

One of those … Read More »

Great Leaders Ask Questions

Posted on January 13th, by Bob Tiede in on the job. No Comments

Excerpted from “Great Leaders ASK Questions – A Fortune 100 List”

“Leadership is not as much about knowing the right answers, as it is about knowing the right questions.”

Are you familiar with T.A.? You are probably familiar with A.A. – Alcoholics Anonymous. Well, T.A. stands for “Tellers Anonymous!”

I have an addiction – I am … Read More »

Coffee Shop Productivity Tips

Posted on January 13th, by Beth Beutler in Trends. No Comments

The smell of fresh grounds.

The presence of other people quietly conversing or tapping at their laptops.

The stimulating energy of a common gathering place.

What’s not to like about settling in to do some work at a coffee shop?

Many people take advantage of a local coffee shop to meet up with a colleague or to get away … Read More »

A New Year, but My Life Gets Older

Posted on January 13th, by Liam Ryan in on the job. No Comments

I went to a funeral last week. It was a sobering start to a new year. He was a young man, 53, leaving a wife and two young children behind him. I hadn’t met him, but his brother is a good friend of mine.

There is something about funerals.

They seem to be able to blow everything … Read More »