Have you ever attempted to check references before hiring, and run into a brick wall with the former employer giving you
Lee's sentiment about being yourself is something everyone should keep in mind. Straining yourself to be somebody you are not creates immense amounts of unneeded stress. This is especially true for college students pursuing their careers.
For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.
In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?
Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.
There is no city in the nation that's growing faster than the population of 70 million Americans with criminal records. As one of them, former real estate developer R.L. Pelshaw is determined to turn this costly societal burden into an opportunity.
Employers and Employees Benefit When Organizations Take an Interest in How Well Employees Are Sleeping
Companies should take an active role in how their employees sleep. Many people don't sleep because their children don't sleep or because they overlook how important sleep is to their health and success on the job.
As we approach our nation's birthday, barbeque, swimming, and fireworks tend to dominate our thoughts. Hopefully we can make time for another thought, even if it's brief and in between hot dogs, about the men and women who helped make our country and how they weren't very different from us.
I recently circulated a Facebook Post where I announced that my corporate title was soon to change from CSMO (Chief Social Marketing Officer) to CHO. But I didn't explain further, and it got everyone guessing what CHO stood for.
Religious organizations receiving federal contracts can no longer discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Some question whether President Obama has gone too far. Others question whether he has gone far enough.
Who knows your business as well (if not better) than you do? The people who work in your business, of course!
Employees are engaged when they feel fully involved and enthusiastic about their jobs and their organizations. They are emotionally connected to the success of their organization and are committed to contribute towards this success.
Restaurants, like any company, have to be mindful of their employee's social media activity, but it's not every day that a restaurant's own Twitter feed becomes a liability.