In February 2021, employment rose by 379,000, with the unemployment rate only slightly changed to 6.2%. The market stats released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the labor market continues to be impacted by the effects of COVID-19.
Today is Bell Let's Talk Day! An initiative to end the stigma around mental health. The issue of mental health amid COVID-19 and so many employees working from home, dealing with a sense of isolation is now more critical than ever.
Recent studies indicate that difficulties and changes in the workplace have not harmed workplace resilience. The opposite held. In many cases, the more changes workers experienced in their environment due to COVID, the more resilient they became.
I've often thought about the value of in-person interviews. How could you possibly get to know someone in 45-minutes, an hour, even a few hours? How could you make a judgment about a person you've spent so little time with?
If you are effective, you can do this business from anywhere in the world and not lose an ounce of productivity. You can be more productive from home as offices offer distractions of their own. Here are five things that stand out for me that may help other leaders who are managing remote staff.
Work Hard, Stay Humble, Be Kind means that no matter how well you are going, or think you are doing, you stay consistent in treating your colleagues and those in your circle of influence with kindness.
I have been reading a lot lately about the importance of company culture and how it impacts the success of organizations. Employees are inspired when given trust and a positive culture. And when Employees are inspired, magic happens.
Most candidates know they need to ask questions during interviews but some questions are just hard to ask. I call these pin questions. Pin questions float like an invisible balloon in the interview room and candidates hesitate to ask them.
Looking for a job has become more complex than its ever been. Technology has brought about tremendous change in the recruitment process and knowing the following 3 hidden rules in a job search will help you come out with flying colours.
Congratulations you have an interview and an opportunity to sit in the hot seat! The dictionary describes an interview as a formal meeting in which one or more persons question, consult, or evaluate another person. Nowhere does it say an interview causes stress, anxiety or uneasiness. Yet you will find that most candidates stress out before, during and after an interview.
The hot seat is sizzling and it is time to prepare our material for the dozen questions you will need to master for your interview. After all, you only have one chance to make a great first impression!
Confucius said, do what you love you will never work a day in your life. We’ve all heard this many times and while it’s a wonderful thought I don’t believe its all that true. I say that because I know from experience that all jobs done well are simply hard work, that’s exactly what makes them stand out amongst all the jobs that are accomplished in mediocrity safely inside our comfort zone.
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