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TalentCulture | September 21, 2014

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Career Strategy

This Slaphappy World of Work

September 19, 2014 |

“A tired mind become a shape-shifter Everybody need a mood lifter Everybody need reverse polarity Everybody got mixed feelings About the function and the form Everybody got to deviate from the norm…”

— Rush, “Vital Signs”

On my flight to … Read More

Are You Hanging Onto The Ladder Of Comfort Or Climbing The Ladder Of Success?

September 17, 2014 | 1

“The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.”  Thomas Henry Huxley

Life doesn’t always turn out the way you … Read More

Nobody Does It Better, But You Still Need to Delegate

September 16, 2014 |

As a new manager, one of the critical skills that must be learned and embraced is delegation. Many new managers struggle with letting go of tasks and responsibilities that they are proficient in because they think these skills are what … Read More

Serving The Return With A Smile

September 12, 2014 |

What? You’ve never heard of it?

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It’s all the social media rage.

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And all the kids are doing it.

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Heck, not just all the kids … Read More

How to Attract Top Interns

September 8, 2014 |

The key to any successful business is developing and retaining top talent, but do you want top interns?  For any business, bringing in fresh eyes and creative personalities can spark life into an organization. One of the … Read More

6 Small Changes You Can Do Today to Improve Your Career

September 3, 2014 | 1

In order to avoid the dreaded career burnout, it’s important to do little things to make your days easier and a bit more enjoyable. After all, if you enjoy what you’re doing and do it well, that opens up your … Read More

How To Find Employees With The Right Attitude

September 3, 2014 | 1

Attitude over aptitude is the rallying cry for many in modern recruitment. All our fancy personality tests and scouring of resumes has given us a fair imitation of the recruits that we wanted in the past, but it’s never provider … Read More

HR Conversions Stick To The Ribs And Souls

August 29, 2014 | 1

By the time she met with me, her discomfort and exhaustion were evident. She was vulnerable and it showed: her tired eyes avoided direct contact and her hoarse voice betrayed her disgust. She slowly slid my paperwork in front of … Read More

Forgive Yourself a Prayer, But Never Surrender to Bad Culture

August 22, 2014 |

“You can surrender Without a prayer But never really pray Pray without surrender

You can fight Fight without ever winning But never ever win Win without a fight…” –Neil Peart, “Resist”

The final shame of not asking nearly overshadowed my extreme … Read More

5 Ways To Reduce Workplace Stress

August 18, 2014 | 1

Earlier this year, CareerCast shared its list of the least and most stressful jobs for 2014, based on factors like physical demands, hazards encountered, deadlines, and environmental conditions.

Some of the least stressful jobs included seamstress, dietician, and multimedia artist. … Read More