If you’ve decided you’re ready to find a new job, one that fulfills your desire for purpose and meaning, a first step is understanding your innate strengths and personal priorities.  Once you’ve done that homework, it’s time to build a network of people who can help you get there.  Here’s how. Identify people who have your dream […]

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BusinessInsider.com recently spoke to CEO’s who’ve done thousands of interviews about the things that catch their attention when meeting with job candidates. Here’s are a few of them. How you greet them and how you leave them.  Does your body language convey confidence and charisma?  Does your style of engaging indicate you can work successfully in a team […]

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Many experts believe that empowered and engaged employees are more productive and more loyal.  But where do managers begin the process of building the ideal energized and focused team? Gallup suggests asking each team member these five questions. What do you know you can do well, but haven’t done yet?   What activities – inside and outside of […]

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When leaders think employees should feel one way about their job, and the employee actually feels differently, an empathy gap occurs.  Balancecareers.com recommends that leaders who acknowledge this problem do these eight things to change the dynamic. Challenge yourself.   Get out of your usual environment. Get feedback. Explore your heart, not just your head.   Walk in […]

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Empathy is a growing expectation among today’s workforce.  Experts say employees work harder for someone they believe cares about them and their unique needs.  But when there is a difference between how the employer thinks an employee feels and how the employee actually feels, an empathy gap occurs. One example of an empathy gap is when a […]

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For some companies, corporate wellness is moving beyond smoking cessation and gym discounts. For example, Society for Human Resource Management reports that CISCO Systems takes a more holistic approach to what it means for an employee to be well. They offer financial education, and soon, personal financial counseling will be available to all employees. In […]

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Gallup recently released data that say as much as 70% of Americans feel they are not reaching their full potential and have negative feelings about their jobs and employers.  That’s an army of expensive, wasted talent. If you’re among the 70% who are unfulfilled and unhappy, here are two ideas that can shift the way […]

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