• Will Coronavirus Change the Way We Work?
    Turbulent times bring radical change. The longer such times endure, the more habitual that change becomes. Likewise, how we react once the turbulence subsides depends largely on lessons learned and how we compensate for the crisis.
  • How to Get the Most Out of Industry Events
    Industry events are the business world’s equivalent of an amusement park vacation. They are pricey, time-consuming, and chockablock with crowds of people desperate to prove the experience isn’t a complete waste.
  • 10 Must-Ask Exit Interview Questions
    Many employers view the exit interview as a mere formality, assuming they bother to perform one at all, but it’s is more important to the health of your business than you may think. The exit interview is an essential tool for understanding why employees leave and how they feel about the company. ...
  • What You Can Do When You Can't Offer Your Employees Raises Who Deserve Them
    Your employees are doing a great job, but the budget doesn't allow you to give them the raises they deserve. You want—and need—to do something to show your appreciation—but what? While salary definitely matters, there are other approaches you can take to reward your employees for their good work,...
  • You Have More Power Than You Think
    Much has been written about the quest for power. Some studies indicate that human beings universally long not for freedom, per se, but power. Whole civilizations have risen through the use of power. Whole civilizations have fallen through the use of power. But what does it mean to have power ...
  • Keep Getting Rejected? 3 Things to Keep in Mind
    Let's not sugarcoat it: Rejection stinks. Nothing is fun about being turned down for a job opportunity. And while circumstances are often beyond your control (they went with an internal candidate, or the position wasn't filled), if you’re consistently coming in second or third during the hiring p...
  • How to Always Have An Elevator Pitch Ready
    Imagine your potential employer is standing next to you in an elevator, and you have less than a minute to convince him he should hire you. Would you be prepared to sell yourself in 60 seconds or less? If your answer is “no” you may not even get a chance to get in on the ground floor. In today’s ...
  • Creating an Achievement Oriented Resume
    Many applicants think of a resume as a list of all the positions they’ve ever held from that first fast food restaurant job to their current role. What this tells a hiring manager: you warmed a chair. To really sell yourself and win in an interview, show what you've accomplished by crafting an ac...
  • How To Respond When You're Told The Company Has No Opportunity For Advancement
    As you look around, it appears there is no ladder to climb and no room to advance. The higher leadership positions are filled, and it doesn't look like anyone's leaving any time soon. You feel like you've hit a dead end. What should you do?
  • 3 Traps to Avoid When You Start a New Job
    It’s hard to be new on the job. Avoid the following three traps to increase your chances of being successful in your new role.
  • How Thin is the Line Between Management and Leadership?
    In today's fast-paced world, are leaders and managers as easily separated as they were in decades past? Has the line blurred? If so, what attributes can apply to both managers and leaders?
  • How to Retain Top Talent
    According to Payscales 2015 Compensation Best Practices Report, retention is an increasing priority for employers. 63% of employers consider retention a top line item, a whopping 43% increase from just five years ago.
  • Cracking the Job Code: Landing a Career in the U.S. Government
    Maybe you’ve heard through the grapevine that getting a federal job is too difficult, too competitive and too long of a process. Well, it’s time to put away your Grapes of Wrath, because my new government insider, Corliss Jackson, is about to share her secret recipe for federal job success.
  • 2020 Star Nurses Weekly Spotlight - Chapter 7
    As a part of the recognition of the 2020 Star Nurses finalists we will spotlight nurses through the end of summer. Check back each week for more spotlights from our 92 Star Nurses.
  • Inter-Office Polls: When to Ask the Group and When to Go Solo
    Employees want to be asked for their opinions, but asking for feedback at the wrong time or without a plan for how to use it can be a recipe for disaster. Learn how to strategically incorporate employee input in your decision-making.
  • How to Write a Professional Bio and Why You Should Have One
    Do you need a professional bio if you already have a current resume? Yes, and here’s how to write one.
  • Top Job Skills in the Metaverse
    Is your resume ready for the metaverse? Find out which employee skillsets are projected to be most in demand in a Web 3.0 world.
  • 2020 Star Nurses Weekly Spotlight - Chapter 3
    As a part of the recognition of the 2020 Star Nurses finalists we will spotlight nurses through the end of summer. Check back each week for more spotlights from our 92 Star Nurses.
  • These steps can improve employee well-being
    If employee well-being and burnout are issues in your workplace, you are not alone.