• Is Suffering Ever Necessary in Your Career?
    Sometimes, it takes the use of a triggering phrase to make a light bulb go on in my head. The phrase “necessary suffering” ignited that light bulb, recently. Read on to learn why!!!
  • The Effects of a Bad Hiring Decision
    Bad hires can have detrimental effects, including increased turnover, lost productivity, brand damage and risk of legal woes. Read more.
  • Three Steps To Better Employee Engagement
    These three steps can help engage your employees at work. You’ll inspire them to invest energy to make your workplace successful, boost commitment, ignite passion for their work, and strengthen loyalty to your organization.
  • Career Opportunities in Large Arts and Heritage Organizations, Before, During, and After COVID-19
    Washington, D.C., is filled with major attractions for art, history, culture, and heritage. Career opportunities at these sites were flourishing in the pre-pandemic days. Read on to see how this industry has changed.
  • 4 tips to help survive the Turnover Tsunami
    Losing a good employee means suffering strategic setbacks, profits flounder and so much more. So how do you attract and retain top talent and stay afloat during the Turnover Tsunami? Read on for tips.....
  • Signs You Are Experiencing Quarantine Fatigue and What to Do
    Working remotely, coupled with government restrictions to isolate people to slow the coronavirus spread, has led many people to develop a condition referred to as quarantine fatigue. Read on to see some of the signs.
  • You Lost Your Job, Now What?
    Is there anything more stressful in life than losing your job unexpectedly? Probably, but suddenly suffering such a huge blow while simultaneously being straddled with an overwhelming sense of financial uncertainty is enough to cause crippling levels of anxiety
  • Why You Should Call in Sick When You Are Sick
    You wake up feeling kind of sick: woozy, achy or stuffy. You briefly contemplate calling it in to your employer, but you drag yourself out of bed anyway and start to get ready for work. This is why you should call in sick.
  • How To Deal With A Talent Shortage
    Filling open positions during a talent shortage is a trying experience, one made more difficult by the fact that it’s difficult to predict when a shortage will hit. Here’s how to deal with a talent shortage—hopefully before you find yourself suffering one.
  • Make employee appreciation a year-round effort
    March 5 was Employee Appreciation Day. How did you celebrate? If you didn’t, don’t worry. Done right, it is baked into an organization’s culture every day, year-round.
  • Nightingale Award Winner - Cherissa Jackson, RN
    Six winners were honored during the inaugural Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Cherissa Jackson!
  • Key Steps Before Returning To Office Life
    Employee feedback plays a vital role in any return-to-work plan. The first thing leaders need to do – before any transition plan is communicated to the staff – is to gather employee feedback via a short, targeted survey.
  • Is Your Workforce Prepared To Think And Solve?
    merican jobs are moving away from “do and repeat” work to “think and solve.” The educate-to-delegate approach emphasizes asking the right questions, learning how to listen through a customer’s emotions, and making the right decisions given the facts and context.
  • D.C.'s Hospitality and Tourism Industry and COVID: Where Do Medium-Sized Businesses Stand?
    Let us take a look at how mid-sized hospitality companies have performed before, during, and what they will likely look like after the pandemic.
  • How Much Does Your Job Affect Your Mental Health?
    Many people view the relationship between work and mental health as distinct. They show up, mentally check out, and hang around until it’s time to actually check out. Have you ever wondered how much your job affects your mental health? Chances are, it’s more than you think.
  • What to Do When You Feel Burnt Out
    Burnout can happen to anyone, especially in our always-connected world. This form of exhaustion doesn't strike overnight. Burnout typically sneaks up on you, and once it does, can affect you physically, mentally, and emotionally. Unfortunately, the condition can be difficult to overcome. Know th...
  • The Right Way to Reschedule a Job Interview
    Trying to get a job interview is difficult enough, and finding you have to unexpectedly cancel the meeting is an awkward conundrum. Needing to reschedule does put you at a disadvantage, but it doesn't automatically remove you from consideration. That being said, if you don't handle the situation ...
  • How to Prep for a Job Interview
    Despite the good feelings associated with the prospect of actually landing the job, most people suffer some level of anxiety before the interview. Find out how to be prepared as you can possibly be before going in.
  • How solid is your employer brand reputation?
    Now more than ever, brand reputation is critical to business success. Why? Read on to learn more.
  • The Pressure to be an Alpha
    The pressure imposed to be, or become, an alpha leader. Many struggle with the pressure to conform to this style. Read on to learn how to lead your way!!!!