Keeping a Pristine Online Presence – Part 1: For Businesses

In his post on Forbes.com, Steve Parrish challenges businesses to be careful what they post. Pointing out “what goes on the web stays on the web,” Steve encourages companies to “have a proactive strategy for their internet policy and preempt… Read more »

6 Keys to Professionalism at Work

Professionalism is neither limited to white collar workers, nor a guarantee of a white-collar position. True professionalism can be evident in any position, at any level. Are you demonstrating professionalism in your career? Evaluate yourself against these six keys: Competency:… Read more »

You’ve Made a Difference

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, Our blessings we recall; The things we are most thankful for, We recollect them all. You are really special, In all you say and do. You made a difference in our lives; We’re thankful now for… Read more »

Accountability

“The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same.” Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Everyone has responsibilities that come with their workplace position, whether you are a blue-collar worker or a… Read more »

The Dysfunctional Office

Working in a dysfunctional office is stressful and often prompts employees to look elsewhere, but what if you are the office manager? Leaving may not be an option and, to be brutally honest, you are the responsible party – leaving… Read more »

Cultural Barriers in the Workplace

In our global economy, cultural barriers in the workplace become more common every day. The insight to recognize these problems and the wisdom to deal with them in affirmative, productive ways is essential for HR professionals, management staff, and your… Read more »

How to Avoid Being a Stepping Stone Employer

What is a stepping stone employer? A decent company to work for, but one that doesn’t keep its employees. People will work there for a while, either for the paycheck, the benefits or the atmosphere, but they’ll move on as… Read more »

Checklist for Managing Your Performance Assessment Process

A performance assessment, also known as an employee evaluation, is a formal, written document summarizing an employee’s job performance for the current assessment period and setting goals for the next assessment period. It is meant to promote and enhance ongoing,… Read more »