Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Power of Always Writing Things Down

Many people don’t realize the benefit of increased productivity and efficiency by taking notes during your daily activities. Even if you have a good short term memory there will be some things that are forgotten causing unnecessary delay. Good note taking habits are essential for everyone not just students in a classroom. Keep reading to discover some tips on note taking that will benefit your work and your personal activities at home.

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Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey: Conclusion

Editor’s note: In a previous post, I introduced you to the Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement survey, which is conducted annually by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The survey is used as a tool to identify factors that influence overall employee satisfaction and engagement in the workplace, and it’s results provide insight to employee preferences and highlight key areas for businesses to consider as they develop and enhance initiatives for organizational improvement. The survey assesses 43 aspects of satisfaction and 37 aspects of engagement that are both categorized into eight areas, and I am dedicating a blog entry to each area. For this blog, we are focusing on the overall conclusion of the survey findings. Continue reading

5 Ways To Be A Better Team Player At Work

The office can be a crazy place. One second you’re working on your own personal project and the next the boss puts together a group in order to better utilize that thing known as groupthink. Nothing is worse than having a member who brings the group’s effort to a screeching halt through their inability to coordinate. These tips will help prevent you from becoming that awful pain in the group.

5 Ways To Be A Better Team Player At Work

Stop Living In The Past During Performance Reviews

When it comes to performance reviews that are focused on past accomplishments they fail to identify particular real contributors. In particular for performance, capability is a strength or an ability that has the potential for development or use. Career interests is defined as a particular employee’s plans or aspirations in their work. Lastly networking is a highly interconnected world.

Stop Living In The Past During Performance Reviews

9 Valuable Principles That Will Make You Treat People Better

There is an old adage that says what goes around comes around. How we treat others is often reflected in how we are treated by others. While we can influence the behavior of others, we can only really control and change our own behavior. This secular version of the Golden Rule discusses nine valuable principles towards the path of self improvement regarding the treatment of other people.

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