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How to Create Better Accountability on Your Team

Almost every company could use more accountability in its ranks. The difference between companies that have a high degree of accountability, and those that don’t, comes down to the way accountability is approached. Companies that focus on holding people accountable are less effective than companies that concentrate on cultivating personal responsibility. The first approach essentially… Read more »

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Job Search Mistakes

There are many situations in life when making a mistake is perfectly OK. Job searching, unfortunately, is not one of them. Making an inappropriate remark during a job interview or not customizing your cover letter can quickly get you eliminated from consideration. Skipping a networking event can cause you to miss out on a dream… Read more »

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Career Concepts

At some point in your career, you might have found yourself in a job you like with colleagues you get along with, but you don’t feel like you fit in socially. Maybe your co-workers regularly headed to Chili’s for lunch while you sat in the break room and ate reheated pizza. Maybe they always made… Read more »

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Career Concepts

Given the fact you spend decades of your life at work, establishing a good relationship with your boss is essential to your happiness at work. Furthermore, a good relationship with your boss means more job satisfaction and better career prospects. Keeping that in mind, consider the following ways to develop an effective and mutually beneficial… Read more »

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Career Concepts

Many people don’t truly understand the purpose of providing professional references: They are not the same as “likes” on Facebook or followers on Twitter. While a potential employer realizes your references will probably say good things about you, they still contact the names provided to dig for information on the kind of worker you are… Read more »

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Career Concepts

Almost all large businesses use call centers to provide customer service and sell products or services. These call centers might be on location or halfway around the world These businesses want to keep their call center staffed with superb representatives. For people seeking these jobs, it’s good to understand precisely what employers look for in… Read more »

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Career Concepts

You’ve probably heard that you’re supposed to research a company before an interview.  But with a ton of information out there on every company, it can be hard to figure out what you should be looking for. In any interview, you need to come across as interested, knowledgeable, and truly excited about the open position…. Read more »

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Career Concepts

Of all the qualities that employers look for in applicants, work ethic is probably the most important. The smartest, most charismatic and most honest worker is pretty much useless if he or she doesn’t have a strong work ethic. Therefore, it’s essential for interviewers to gauge the work ethic of each applicant by asking questions… Read more »

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Career Concepts

This year will see some significant changes in the way employers recruit talent. Technology will continue to resolve major hiring challenges and increase efficiency, and yet, recruiters will struggle to maintain a human element in their processes. Recruiters must maintain technology as facilitator and avoid using it to replace people and essential person-to-person connections. Today, we… Read more »

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Career Concepts

You most likely spend more time with people at work than with anyone else, including your spouse and your friends. When you have a solid relationship with your coworkers, it makes the workday. If you’re looking to get along better with your coworkers to improve your daily life at work, consider these suggestions. Empathize with… Read more »