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Be Your Word - An Example of Integrity in Leadership

Posted by Brian Spence on Feb 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is your worth? How a person answers that question gives an insight into the moral makeup of their personality. Financial success, admiration of others, physical possessions, degrees, honors, and awards are all things people strive for and others admire. But these are worthless if the person who claims them has no honor, no moral framework, honesty or integrity.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Tips on How to Thrive in an Entry Level Position

Posted by Brian Spence on Feb 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Working in an entry-level position can feel like the ultimate thankless task, no matter what industry you're in. If you find yourself starting a new job, chances are you'll be coming in at the ground floor. It may not always be fun, but depending on how you choose to approach your new job can determine how much you get out of the experience and how well you do. Here are a few pieces of advice to not only survive, but thrive in any entry-level position.

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Topics: Career Advice, Staffing & Onboarding

When Being Wrong is the Smart Move for a Leader

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

How do you know you're smart? Is it credentials, degrees, experience, intuition? Could it be a perfect academic record, a flawless record of success in business, the charisma to persuade others to adopt your beliefs and behaviors?

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

New Research on Laughter in the Workplace

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Have you ever heard the phrase, "Laughter is the best medicine"? Researchers from Australian National University actually put that concept to the test in the workplace! The results? Having something to laugh about really does help in stressful situations.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

What Will Keep Millennials Working Long-Term in an Organization?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

A new survey conducted by Deloitte shows a trend among millennial workers that is not about money. Actually, the trend shows that keeping millennials in a job for the long term requires different assets than a nice paycheck.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Leadership is About the People You Lead

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When you find yourself in a leadership position, the temptation is there to toot your own horn. However, Forbes writer Amy Modglin explains how leadership is really about others, not yourself.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Why Use a Staffing Firm To Do Your Hiring?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Using a recruitment and staffing agency is a popular and often necessary option for businesses. Why? The efficiencies and cost savings to your organization are clear.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Career Advice

Useful Ways to Start a Conversation for Career Success

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When you're in a room full of people, where do you start? Do you form a tight little circle with the people you know? Do you slide over to the punch bowl and stay there all night? Or do you reach out to others, embracing the opportunity to meet new people? Even people in the last category, those natural networkers, sometimes run into a problem. How do you start a conversation with someone you don't know? Here are some tips gleaned from "The Muse" which you might find useful the next time you're in a room full of people.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

A Bad Work Day is Not the End of the World

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Having a bad day? Take a few pointers from this Muse article on what not to do today, and ways you can get through the things you absolutely must do.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

How Do You Become a Humble Leader?

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Being a leader can be great for your ego; you get your business working and you push new ideas forward into action. However, being a leader is also about leading real people, not just cogs in the wheel of your genius. How do you lead people without treating them like objects? The answer lies in the term "humble leadership."

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Topics: Management & Leadership, Career Advice

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