Successful career development is more than doing a good job. Dressing for success, business writing skills, career networking – all are vitally important.
Business Management Daily’s succinct, workplace-tested career advice is designed to help you position yourself to succeed in your chosen field.
The story of Lisa Johnson Mandell serves as a healthy reminder about “staying relevant.” The 49-year-old reporter was stalled in her search for a new job until she removed old jobs and dates from her résumé and added youthful energy to her appearance.
Tasked with recording minutes? Designate a “parking lot,” where all off-topic ideas can reside. It can be a real or figurative whiteboard where you list ideas as they pop up. Participants can pursue those ideas at a more appropriate time.
If you’re planning to attend next week's Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference in Chicago—or any business conference for that matter—think about this: The work you do before the conference is just as important as what you do while you’re there. Here are five proactive steps you can take to maximize your conference experience.
Before you pack your bags, consider these conference etiquette tips.
Here are the top five productivity killers capable of
slowing down any company ... and ways to avoid them.
Listing your company on national and local barter networks can help save money and generate new customers!
You’d like to attend a professional workshop, seminar or conference,
but you need to convince the boss to fund it. Be prepared to show a
return on investment (ROI) for your professional development and how it
will benefit you and the organization.
Many organizations conduct periodic employee engagement surveys to check the pulse of their work forces. Surveys can accurately measure engagement, but only if they include the right questions. If you’re creating your own survey, use some of the following 17 questions that go to the heart of the issue ...
Don’t think you can pick out disengaged workers from a lineup. Employees usually check out mentally long before you spot the obvious signs—poor productivity, absenteeism, lousy customer service. Find out whether your employees are fully engaged in their work by asking them these 17 questions.
DiversityInc magazine’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” is a list of employers that recruit and retain women and minority employees with perks just for them. Here are four best practices your organization might be able to adopt ...