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Change Your Reactions

--> When you see a fight occurring between any two people (or groups of people), it is always the case that one side believes it is right about something and that the other side is therefore wrong. It could be a disagreement over a political or territorial issue, a religious belief, or something else. Countries take sides about one issue or another and entire wars commence and continue for generations–based on one country’s belief that it is right and the other is wrong. When you pick up any n...
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Sponsored: Over 50, out of work and in despair (an update!)

A “dead-broke” librarian-turned-accountant who couldn’t find a job shares some happy news we could all learn from.
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Key Findings from the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Survey (Part I)

Last week, I shared some compelling results from the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Future of Jobs Survey. To recap, this research set out to represent the current strategies, projections and estimates of global business, with a focus on large multinational companies and more localized companies of significance due to their employee or revenue size. Let’s examine some additional highlights from the report: Emerging in-demand roles: Among the range of established roles that are set to experience in...
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Sponsored: Engaging the 4 types of workers, from ‘Pole Vaulters’ to ‘Flatliners’

More-engaged employees perform better, are more loyal and enjoy better health and personal well-being.
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Sponsored: Bored worker: ‘I don’t know how many more times I can refresh Twitter at work before I lose my mind.’

You have entered the workforce at the uneasy top of a freaky boom cycle. Write your pretty poems on the clock. You’ll look back on this job and laugh.
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How to Properly Handle Termination in HR

One of Human Resources (HR) main goals is to supply the company with highly qualified employees that will do their job effectively and with integrity. Sometimes, a poor hiring selection is made and someone needs to be let go.  The way in which HR handles a termination can be just as important as the hiring process. There are measures to take to ensure a proper termination goes smoothly. Make a Plan It can be t...
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How To Prepare for a Layoff Before it Happens

In 2009 I wrote this post: Prepare For A Layoff Before It Happens. I think this was another great post (I was such a good blogger in those early days of JibberJobber!). Here are my points: Get your resume in order. Start getting your network in order. Start NETWORKING. (with three networking tips to do right now) Understand your finances. I was pleasantly surprised to see some of my friends share their ideas… five from Twitter and six from Facebook… and of course, excellent comments. Hey, happ...
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Why You Need to Love Yourself and When You Need to Change Your Friends, Job and Life

--> Recently, I returned home from Asia on a horrible airline ticket that made four separate connections before it finally arrived in Los Angeles. On my trip, I had the occasion to sit next to a series of businessmen also travelling back from various places I stopped along the way. The people were Japanese (1), American (2), Australian (1), and Indian (1). On trips, I like to start up conversations and get to know the people I am sitting next to. What I noticed was that each of the people I was ...
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78% of People Plan to Look for a New Job in 2019 – Which is Why You Need to Focus on Improving Employee Engagement

The new year is starting out with some headlines that undoubtedly have employers on edge. Half of DC-area Workers Would Jump Ship for Amazon, Why More Employers May Be Checking in With Talent Every Day, or even Employee Experience Rarely Exceed Expectations, Study Says. All of these headlines point to one thing: in order to retain your top talent and keep them happy, you’re going to have to pay attention to employee engagement.With 78% of people planning to look for a new job this year, accord...
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Sponsored: Bad at talking? Try this game-changer from Jen Mueller

Set the stage for more-productive professional conversations with an E.T.A. approach.
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Sponsored: When (and how) to take the blame at work

Knowing how to, and being able to, own up to a mistake is a career skill everyone needs.
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Sponsored: Your partner is starting to work from home. Here’s how to cope

Every aspect of life is affected in a transition like this, so discuss and plan for as much as you can in advance.
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Can A Manager Recover From A Bad First Impression?

Just because you slipped up does not mean that you can’t redeem yourself Image Credit: gianstep We are all familiar with the phrase “you only get one chance to make a first impression”. However, is that really true? I think that we all realize that if we make a mistake when we’re meeting someone for the first time, it can do damage to how they view us. The good news is that it is possible to use your manager skills to redeem how they view you. However, as managers we need to realize that f...
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21 Pieces of Career Advice No One Ever Gives You

--> 1. Your Attitude Is Just as Important as the Quality of Your Work In most organizations, there are various people who have a negative impression of the organization or, for whatever reason, do not like the management. There are also people who may have no problem with the organization but who, for whatever reason, get angry when they are being assigned additional tasks, or do not act enthusiastic and have a bad attitude. Most healthy organizations will generally not advance these people and,...
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Managing Your Household Finances Like a Business

Manage your household finances like a business to see your finances in new and enlightening ways, so you understand your money better than you ever have before. Would you benefit financially by managing your household finances like a business? The two of us have. We think you will find it helpful as well. We discussed […] The post Managing Your Household Finances Like a Business appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
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Sponsored: From Seattle, he helps open Hyatt hotels all over the world

For Ahmed Elayan, an IT project manager, work is a mix of home-based preparation and far-flung, exotic travel.
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Sponsored: How to help your employees learn from each other

When your team wants to learn a new skill, where do they turn first? YouTube?
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The value of a happy team

In this video gymnast Katelyn Ohashi scores a perfect 10 for her floor routine. But while her skills are amazing, my favorite thing in this video is how happy and engaged the rest of the team standing in the background are. They celebrate when she sticks a landing and even do some of her moves along with her. What couldn’t you do with that kind of support and energy around you!   The post The value of a happy team appeared first on The Chief Happiness Officer Blog.
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Your Ultimate Goal: How You Can Find Job Security

--> One of the worst things that can happen to people is getting fired from a job with no notice whatsoever. It can be devastating to lose your source of income unexpectedly, especially in a contracting economy. Losing a job can color our perspective on the world and our future. Going forward, we have a difficult time allowing ourselves to ever feel secure again. We believe that things can change in an instant and that we might be suddenly out of a job again. This fear of sudden job loss is some...
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Sponsored: Manager wonders how to handle skilled worker who’s also a bully

Consequences need to be clearly defined and then followed through on.
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How to Make Your Resume Stand Out, According to HR Executives

Applying for your dream job can be stressful. And while candidates have the advantage in today’s competitive job market, it’s still hard to land coveted positions. So how do you make your resume stand out among hundreds of applicants? Hiring managers don’t have a ton of time to thoroughly look over each resume, which means…
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The Multigenerational Workplace: Your Definitive Guide

I love millennials. I’ve built my career on helping companies successfully integrate younger generations into their workforces. I’ve defended millennials against those who seek to bash them, and I deeply admire their drive to improve the workplace for all of us. I am happy to be a contributor to the many conversations—at conferences, in the […] The post The Multigenerational Workplace: Your Definitive Guide appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.
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Sponsored: How to stay in the loop when your work team is in a different city

Just like external networking, vibrant relationships take effort but bring great personal and professional value.
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Sponsored: 4 ways busy people sabotage themselves

An important task is hanging over you, causing daily anxiety. And yet instead of actually doing it, you do a hundred other tasks instead.
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So the President is a MotherF**ker??

On several occasions I've written about swearing and rhetoric as well as about expletive naming. In a recent article, Emma Byrne adds to my ideas by writing about the "scientific case for calling the president a motherf*cker."   Byrne especially likes the Rep. Rashida Tlaib's remark, noting that she used the swear word in rhetorically correct fashion.  As Byrne writes, rhetoric reveals that this kind of language signals trust and a sense of belonging--and it also "fosters closeness and s...
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The Most Important Person You Communicate with Is Yourself

--> “The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven” -John Milton Several years ago, I was home after graduating from college and I met a guy who was friends with my girlfriend’s brother. He had graduated from Yale University a year or two before and was driving a truck all around Detroit delivering meat to restaurants. He typically drove this meat truck from 4:00am until noon each day. He got paid in cash at the end of each day by his boss. He’d been the first person from th...
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8 Reasons To Implement HR Software System

Traditionally, HR departments had an air of mystique about them. Employees knew that HR professionals were responsible for “hiring and firing” workers, but seldom had any direct contact with HR staff. However, 21st-century HR professionals appreciate the importance of maintaining a strong relationship with employees at every level of an organization. A collaborative approach creates a strong company culture an...
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Sponsored: Boil your big goal down to a single word to really get cooking on it

An easy-to-remember word can guide you as you navigate your day-to-day work and life.
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Sponsored: A new app gives paid time off to the ‘original gig workers’

For the first time in her 20-year career cleaning houses in Philadelphia, Maria Del Carmen Diaz will soon be able to take a paid day off.
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Concentrate on the Process, Not the Results

Some time ago, I was listening to a seminar about a company that was in the furniture business. This company decided that because it was doing so well, it should expand into the piano business, and also sell pianos. They went out and purchased a Steinway and took the piano apart to study all of the pieces. Then they made the same pieces themselves and built a piano. When they finally had built their own piano and tried to play it, nothing but thuds came out of the instrument. Discouraged, not kn...
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