Donna Serdula's 5 tips for LinkedIn
Donna Serdula, author of "LinkedIn Makeover: Professional Secrets to a POWERFUL LinkedIn Profile," offers five awesome tips for getting noticed on LinkedIn. ...
TED Talk: How Frustration Can Make Us More Creative |
Accomplishing an extraordinary task often requires a significant amount of brain power and creative thinking. It’s an intimidating feeling, and for many people, would be enough to simply give up and walk away. However, there are some people who take another approach and instead turn frustrating circumstances into their greatest strength.
Check out this recent TED Talks featuring English journalist Tim Harford for some inspirational insight into the power of embracing your limitations to achieve success.
What are some limitations you’ve come up against in the workplace? How have you embraced and conquered them? Let us know in the comments section below.
Results Are In: How Do You Find Talent to Fill Highly Skilled Positions? |
Job growth on the rise
According to recent reports from the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada, employment has been booming in North America. With so many positions being filled, it’s interesting the amount of sources that businesses are successfully finding candidates through. As a business leader, it’s important to find which source is right for you
Finding top talent
From what we discovered with our poll results, the five main outlets are almost equal when it comes to successful hiring . But not all may be equal when it comes to your market and industry. When determining how to go after talent—although it may seem beneficial to spread your search through all channels—it’s best to do two or three things very well. For example, if you’re looking for an administrative…
Businesses Warn $15 Minimum Wage Means Higher Prices, Lost Jobs |
New Survey Highlights Real Consequences of Wage Policies; One-Third Would Raise Prices; 3 Percent Would Shut Down
Express Employment Professionals released new survey results revealing how businesses would react to a minimum wage increase to $15 per hour
In a survey of 1,030 businesses, respondents were asked, “What action(s) would you take if minimum wage increased to $15 an hour.” They were asked to select all responses that applied
Forty-three percent reported that they would have to increase the lower wages in their companies to comply with the minimum wage increase.
Thirty-four percent warned that the $15 minimum wage would lead to increased prices, while 32 percent said they would eliminate positions.
Fourteen percent said they…
Our Stressful World |
A message from leadership expert Jim Stovall
Among the many changes in our world that our parents or grandparents would find most startling here in the 21st century is the level of what we call stress . Most of us would define stress as too many activities with not enough time or the heightened pressure to produce unreasonable results
In reality, behavioral scientists would tell us that there are three components to this feeling: stress, stressors, and our explanatory style.
Stress is an internal feeling we have accompanied by a number of symptoms including headache, increased respiration, rapid heartbeat, and breaking out in a cold sweat among others.
Stressors are external forces that we come into…
3 Ways Social Media Has Redefined Workplace Communication |
Today, more and more of our lives are chronicled online, a trend that will only become more prevalent in the years to come as social media continues to infiltrate every aspect of daily life. In many ways, we’re only beginning to understand the impact of our increasingly connected existence and the effects social media will have on the way we communicate with the world around us
In the business world, social media is often seen as both a valuable asset and a constant distraction. However, the companies that make an effort to embrace technology and learn to grow with it will be better prepared to take advantage of its potential as a powerful relationship-building tool.
We know more about each other’s personal lives
One of the stranger phenomena you may have encountered while…