Employee Of The Month Or A Forgettable Face?

Office work is some of the most exciting and varied available. As with any business choice, some office environments are better than others. But, if you find a company that excites you, you may thrive in their office environment. The best thing about these jobs is that you don’t need high-level qualifications to get in. … Continue reading “Employee Of The Month Or A Forgettable Face?”

Don’t Fear Taking Your Career To The Next Tier

Whether it’s a promotion, a transfer to a better branch or simply an increase in your hourly wage, everybody reaches a point in their career at which they want more from their work. Perhaps you feel undervalued for what you’re doing, or perhaps you’ve simply become bored of the same old routine and you want … Continue reading “Don’t Fear Taking Your Career To The Next Tier”

6 Key Traits for Working in a Team

Teamwork – it’s a vital skill to have with the success of every business relying on the teams of people that work there. It’s no wonder that so many businesses invest a lot of time and effort into recruiting new team members. By working in a team we can play to our strengths, be more … Continue reading “6 Key Traits for Working in a Team”

Tips to Deal with Stress at a New Job

The first few days at a new job are often nightmarish and very stressful. You want to make a good first impression, but don’t want to give off a too-eager-to-please vibe. On top of that, it is never easy to get adjusted with new colleagues, responsibilities, and routines. Every small mistake will leave you questioning … Continue reading “Tips to Deal with Stress at a New Job”

9 Subjects Business Schools Should Teach (But They Don’t)

The gap between school teachings and what is REALLY needed for organizations to thrive and survive in the new markets that are unfolding is WIDE and is getting WIDER.  Approaching CHASM proportions in fact.  As an executive leader, I made it a priority to engage with business students and graduates on a regular basis. I … Continue reading “9 Subjects Business Schools Should Teach (But They Don’t)”

5 Ways to Get Ahead At Work

For many of us, a job is not worth having unless you are getting something out of it personally and professionally, as well as financially. Though working for a progressive company is a good starting point, you will only end up getting out of the job what you put into it. Even if you don’t … Continue reading “5 Ways to Get Ahead At Work”

Grow Your Career Without Wasting Time

Do you ever get the feeling that there’s just not enough time to focus on expanding your career potential? Most of us work nine to five jobs and when we get home the last thing on our mind is job hunting. Instead, we want to relax, enjoy ourselves, maybe spend time with loved ones. There’s … Continue reading “Grow Your Career Without Wasting Time”

Here’s Why Lateral Career Growth is Not So Bad

Lateral movement is an alternative strategy of promoting career growth and personal development among employees in your organization. Instead of giving rigid, constricted role assignments to team members, there is freedom for everyone to do more than what their job title says. Also known as horizontal growth, it aims to defy conventional standards of promotion … Continue reading “Here’s Why Lateral Career Growth is Not So Bad”

Career Development For Busy People

It’s human nature to want more from your career because people always strive for the best. It isn’t always possible to get more if you’re insanely busy. Whether the workload is too high or there is a work/life balance issue, you might not have the time to be better. On the face of it, this … Continue reading “Career Development For Busy People”

How To Protect Yourself From A Career Disaster

Risks are something that most people try to avoid wherever possible, but sometimes in life, the worst happens whether we like it or not. Working in a job of any kind involves a certain degree of risk-taking, so being prepared is the best way to deal with any disasters should they occur. Even if you … Continue reading “How To Protect Yourself From A Career Disaster”