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Taking a Philosophical Approach to Leadership

For training in leadership development, some business experts are focusing on taking a philosophical approach. It is an attempt to get business leaders to examine their values and beliefs as a precursor to the ultimate goal of making a behavior change. Although mindfulness has gained increased attention recently, the kind of introspection required to assess… Read More »

Is Your Hiring Process Taking Too Long?

When companies go to hire, they obviously are looking for the best candidate they can find. But sometimes, their expectations rise a little too high, the hiring process takes too long, and as a result, these firms end up doing themselves more harm than good. They lose good candidates because they are taking too long.… Read More »

Some Ideas on Beating Procrastination

Procrastination afflicts most of us at one time or another. Many are able to muster the motivation to pull themselves out of it. But, for others, the battle is a little harder. Here are some things to do to help you overcome procrastination. 1. Understand your purpose. You need to understand why you are doing… Read More »

Sometimes, Promises Don’t Match Reality

In the fight for talent, hiring managers naturally attempt to show job candidates why they should want to work at a particular company. The managers extol the perks and working conditions at their firm. But in their zeal to best the competition, sometimes they can exaggerate a little too much. There are three areas in… Read More »

How to Work Smarter

Everyone believes that to achieve, you have to work hard. And that is true as far as it goes, but it doesn’t quite go far enough. There is another part of the equation you need to understand to achieve success – you need to work smart as well. You put in long hours. This, you… Read More »

How to Prevent Job Burnout

Is your job getting to you? You may be suffering from job burnout and not even know it. It is something to take seriously because it can affect both your career and your health. Especially in today’s work environment, where employees are being asked to take on more and more responsibilities, dealing with increased stress… Read More »

Beginning the Day in the Best Way

You want to begin your day right, to hit the ground running, so to speak. Most people know that if things get off to a bad start, it influences events for the rest of the day. So, it’s important to think about what you can do to start the day in the best way possible.… Read More »

How to Get More Done

Everyone in business is always looking for ways to increase productivity, and there is no shortage of ideas out there on how to do it. Here are a few ideas to add to the mix that you may be able to apply to your particular job. 1. Use Pareto’s Law Vilfredo Pareto was an Italian… Read More »

Why a Handwritten Letter is Better

After an interview, career counselors advise job candidates to send a note of thanks. They usually recommend an email. The same is true of networking. Job hunters are advised to send emails to those with whom they want to connect. But instead of an email, some career counselors advise a little different approach – sending… Read More »

Picking Up the Pieces After a Job Loss

Losing your job is obviously a very traumatic event. And yet, in the present economy, even though it is gaining momentum, no job is really absolutely safe. So, if you find yourself part of a layoff, how should you go about getting back on your feet again? 1. First, stay calm, and take a little… Read More »