Within their company, managers embrace process, seek stability, and instinctively try to resolve problems quickly. By contrast, leaders tolerate chaos and lack of structure, and are willing to delay closure in order to understand issues more fully. This outlines the thinking of Abraham Zaleznik, who wrote a popular article on management and leadership for Harvard… Read more »
Effective time management makes you more efficient, calmer, more relaxed, and more in control. Who doesn’t want that?
When you’re job hunting, it’s normal to experience stress. But when stress becomes extreme, it can sabotage your search – and even impact your health, if it really gets out of control.
People with the most successful careers don’t sit around waiting for the next great opportunity to fall into their laps. They stand up and take charge of their ideas and passions.
Is it becoming tougher and tougher to find employees with the right skills for your open positions? You’re not alone. In a recent survey of 600 business executives, 46 percent said they felt skills gaps within their companies had grown over the past two years.
Some employee turnover is inevitable – but retaining committed, high-performing team members should be your highest business priority. Even the loss of one good individual can be devastating, taking a tremendous financial toll and striking a negative blow to morale.
On October 3, Amazon made a major move which could impact employers nationwide and beyond: The company increased its minimum wage for nearly 350,000 workers to $15 an hour.
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When you’re job hunting, you may find advice coming at you from every direction. And while friends, family, and colleagues may mean well, their ideas may not mesh with your unique goals, circumstances and challenges. Worst case: they may even be counterproductive.
People are the most important, and the highest-stake, investment you make in your business. Hiring costs money, but bad hiring costs much, much more.