Posts Tagged: Anchorage staffing agencies

How to Work with Mentors

Building relationships is important in any job, especially if you are in the early stages of your career. Finding seasoned leaders to act as mentors can be of enormous help in advancing and growing in your job, as well as avoiding the pitfalls that come from inexperience. Here are a few tips on establishing and… Read More »

Problems with Myers-Briggs

Many companies use personality tests and other types of standardized evaluations to screen job applicants. But it is important for companies to keep in mind the purposes and limitations of such tests. They should be used along with other more traditional assessments. The usefulness of some of the tests has even been called into question.… Read More »

Following Job Candidates

You are looking to hire a new employee. You have advertised the job, reviewed resumes and conducted interviews. You finally have chosen the top candidate, but then you get a surprise. The person turns down your offer. It can be a real blow – a lot of time and effort that did not yield the… Read More »

Some Quotes About Success on the Job

A key element needed for success at any job is having the right attitude, the drive and motivation. Here are a few quotes about success to get you motivated and inspired for success in your own career. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. Henry David Thoreau Things… Read More »

Getting Organized

When we are not organized, things get lost. Then we waste time trying to find them. In fact, we waste a good deal of time – studies show that employees use up about two weeks worth of time at work looking for stuff, resulting in lost time and money. Not only that, other research has… Read More »

How to Arrive on Time

Are you consistently late? Are you often late to work, to meetings, to conferences, to social gatherings? If this is a problem that you have, the first thing you need to do is find the cause. What is the reason for your ongoing lateness? Once you have discovered this, it will be much easier to… Read More »

How Employee Recognition Programs are Changing

Reward and recognition programs have been around for some time. But they are undergoing a transformation as companies become more interested in the results of these programs and their effect on the bottom line. Return on Investment Companies are using these programs to produce specific results, things like increasing revenue, reducing turnover and increasing productivity.… Read More »

How to Handle Some Common Workforce Issues

If productivity and efficiency are lagging in your workforce, and revenue is not what it should be, even though market conditions are favorable, there are some employee issues that need to be looked at. Here are a few common ones that impact productivity. 1. Poor project management Projects, if not handled properly, can become boondoggles.… Read More »

Bad Bosses

There are many good bosses in workplaces today, people who truly care about their employees, and work to make sure their people are happy and performing at their best. But there are plenty of bad bosses as well. Unfortunately, bosses who berate or belittle their employees are often seen in a positive light. They are… Read More »

What to Avoid in the Job Search

Much of the advice about searching for a job revolves around the things that you should be doing. However, there are things you need to avoid as well, mistakes that you need to watch out for that could rapidly sink your chances with an employer. Here are a few to watch out for. 1. Resume… Read More »