Considering a Coworking Space? Keep These Things in Mind:
Accepting a position as a remote worker no longer means working at home alone in your PJs. As coworking spaces gain popularity across the country, you have more opportunities to work with — or at least in the company of — others, and possibly work more productively.
A coworking space is a shared work area designed for members and guests to spend all or part of their workday. Most coworking spaces use …
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The No. 1 Threat to Cybersecurity? Your Employees
Hackers and malware are formidable foes, but employees are the biggest threat to your company’s cybersecurity, according to a recently published study.
A complacent or poorly trained employee can undermine even the strongest security protocols with a single mistake. Lost or stolen hardware, weak passwords, and other bad habits lead to more data breaches each year than cyberattacks.
The Paccar Financial Case
Paccar Financial, an American …
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Quit Waiting for the Perfect Candidate — Hire the Acceptable Candidate Instead
Good talent is the top competitive advantage an organization can have, which is why it’s so important both to know when you’ve found the right person and to move quickly when you have them in your sights.
Unfortunately that’s harder than it sounds. Many companies struggle to choose the right candidate in a timely manner, which leads to serious staffing problems and lengthier hiring processes.
Let’s take a look at …
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Holistic Career Development: A Company-Employee Partnership
Employers and employees targeting career engagement often believe that career development is a 50/50 responsibility, but this is a mistake that costs employees opportunities and employers their best talent.
In reality, career development is a 100/100 accountability. When employer and employee both fill their vital roles in three areas, dramatic improvements are seen in motivation, productivity, career growth, and the employer’s reputation as a great place to work.
Career development is all …
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7 Reflective Questions That Lead to Better Habits
Article by Jacklyn Janeksela
It hurts to admit you have not pursued happiness or the best versions of yourself. To escape this reality, we often convince ourselves everything is okay, in the process ignoring or diminishing our actual well-being. We fall victim to old habits as coping mechanisms, which prevent us from committing to change and stifle growth.
When you realize the life you have isn’t the one …
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Knowing When to Bark: How Thinking Like a Dog Can Help You Advance at Work
Need a little career advice? Maybe you should ask your dog.
That’s the premise of the new book from business strategist and corporate CEO Scott MacDonald, Think Like a Dog: How Dogs Teach Us to He Happy in Life and Successful at Work. “Cowritten” by MacDonald’s rescue dog Sadie, Think Like a Dog explores the myriad ways in which we could all …
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Understanding Your Data Needs: Should Your Company Hire a Business Analyst or a Data Analyst?
In the digital age, companies are scrambling to make the most of the treasure trove of big data at their fingertips. However, it’s not always clear what skills a company’s employees need in order to make that happen, especially if the hiring managers and recruiters in charge of talent acquisition don’t have data analytical skills themselves and can’t clearly define the need.
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How to Help Your Remote Employees Avoid Loneliness and Burnout
It’s Monday morning and Jane, a marketing associate, begins her workday by pouring a cup of coffee and getting cozy in her home office. Jane is a remote worker. As long as she keeps her manager in the loop, she can work from anywhere at any time.
Jane is not alone: Remote work has recently transformed from a progressive perk into a standard workplace practice. Forty-three percent of US workers …
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6 Questions to Ask for a Better Stay Interview
Losing employees is enormously expensive. According to the Center for American Progress, even replacing a worker who makes less than $30,000 a year can cost a business 16 percent of the worker’s salary. For executives or senior partners, that number can skyrocket to 213 percent of the departing employee’s salary.
In addition to the purely financial price tag of …
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Your Employee’s Hobbies Are None of Your Business
Lately, I’ve noticed a new recruiting trend — or maybe it’s an old one that has just started to gain new prominence: Hiring managers are asking job seekers about their hobbies.
They’re not asking in a normal, friendly way. They’re not asking because they want to get to know their candidates better. Instead, hiring managers are asking job seekers about their hobbies because they want to dictate to job seekers what they can and cannot do on their personal time while working …
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