Advantages of Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Cultural diversity in the workplace occurs when a company hires employees from a variety of backgrounds, race, gender, age, or religion. A diverse working culture benefits companies in countless ways. It can contribute to an organization’s efficiency and create a competitive advantage. Here are some benefits of a workplace that

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The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things are crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you also have great soft

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Stop Begging To Be Hired!

The hiring process is a one which is beneficial to both the organization and job applicants. By its bi-directional nature it is a mutual assessment of two prospective partners. The fact that one party, the corporate entity has deep pockets does not diminish their need for YOU the applicant. It

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Being a Workaholic Nearly Killed Me. Here’s What I’m Doing Differently

I’ve written about my heart attacks several times before, but bear with me, because I’m still in the long process of healing and understanding what it’s all about and how I need to change my life. Quick recap: Last July I had two heart attacks which led to the discovery

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9 Types of Unconscious Bias and the Shocking Ways They Affect Your Recruiting Efforts

How many decisions have you made today? 5? 10? 15? Chances are you won’t be able to put an exact figure on it. That’s because we make countless decisions every day without even realising it. Even as you sit here reading this you’re making decisions. Decisions about me, the content,

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Why The Best Leaders Are Fulltime Learners

Tell me something you’ve learned recently. It’s a question we ask in most interviews to determine whether a candidate has the intellectual curiosity we look for in team members. If she can’t tell me anything she’s learned in the last month, I know it won’t be a good long-term fit,

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Stop Being Afraid, It Is Not Your Only Option

You are probably totally disengaged from your job, if you do not recognize the concern and undercurrent fear or concern of certain folks in the workplace. Human Resources Departments that have not conducted a culture and health check survey of employees in the light of new Legislation and the Social

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Stop Making Mondays Miserable For Yourself

Your approach to Mondays are an index of your approach to your entire life, whether you are aware of it or not. If you approach your Mondays and the rest of your week with expectation and verve, chances are that you approach your entire life in the same way. Very

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Who Are You, Where Are You Coming From, And Where Are You Going?

Every New Year people come up with New Year Resolutions. One of the greatest reasons people fail in following up on these resolutions, is because their resolutions are based on external motivations with NO in-depth knowledge of themselves. Most times, they do not create plans based on any real and

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