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Yes, workplace soft skills still matter. In fact, amid our ever-changing “new normal,” the intangible qualities that focus on behavior, personal traits and cognitive capabilities are more in-demand than at any other time in the modern workplace. They are also … Read more
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2020 was a year of job losses and significant changes for human resources and hiring teams. While the pandemic will eventually come to an end, many of the changes we’ve seen will stick around — perhaps permanently. So maybe it … Read more
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The pandemic has caused widespread unemployment. And yet, today, many people are launching their dream career, right now. Let’s talk about how you can make that happen!
No doubt, this seems like a tough time to start a job search. … Read more
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What is the internet of careers? And how will that impact the future of work?
We approach the end of a genuinely unprecedented year. And many organizations and people are asking what the future holds for the workforce in 2021.… Read more
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We’re all doing more with less. And yet, we continue to work toward the achievement of our personal and professional goals. So how do we find the right balance… or shall I say the right “blend”?
Even as we learn … Read more
It’s human to make mistakes — after all, no one is perfect. However, errors in the workplace can feel ominous. If you break your mother’s favorite vase, she’s still going to love you. If you wreck your spouse’s car, it’s … Read more
Recruiting the right employees is a time-consuming and important process. Hiring the right people is critical to the organization achieving its goals. But what happens when a new hire shows up for work? How can you make sure your star … Read more
Your personal brand is supposed to boost your reputation. It’s also supposed to help you spread messages, build relationships and grow your business.
It’s supposed to.
But that doesn’t mean it does. Your personal brand can actually work against … Read more
Leaders already know that keeping their teams motivated, engaged and driven to succeed is a demanding task in itself. But in today’s world it’s even harder, because leaders have to keep their people engaged while responding to huge, disruptive changes … Read more
“So Beatrice, what are you going to make today?”
“And what’s the first ingredient?”
“And what’s second?”
“And then what?”
“Yes, ice, but also water, right?”
“Yes, and water!”
And that’s how it went on my … Read more
On my blog I’m constantly encouraging leaders to build and develop their people. It’s an absolute essential to create a positive culture that is engaging and profitable. It positions organizations to become an employer of choice which attracts the top … Read more
Employers: I highly recommend working on a strategy now to retain the employees you have and hire top talent from the classes in the future. My suggestion? Start a mentorship program. It may seem like a daunting task to start … Read more