Many people wonder whether they are at the right job, in particular, if they are at the right job to position them for their optimum career trajectory. Read on for some questions everyone should consider:
Source: Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills
According to an analysis of thousands of 360-degree reviews, women outscored men on 17 of the 19 capabilities that differentiate excellent leaders from average or poor ones. Here’s some very interesting research about gender and leadership. Read on to see if this aligns with your experience:
When you think of someone who is engaged with their work — who has a clear sense of purpose and feels safe and confident in their role — what do you picture? Someone who works on a team, or alone? Does the person have one job, or two? How often does she work remotely, if at all? And does having a pet somehow factor in?
Marcus Buckingham, the head of People + Performance research at the ADP Research Institute, and Ashley Goodall, the senior vice president of leadership and team intelligence at Cisco, have answers to these questions. They’re based on a survey of more than 19,000 workers across the globe.
This lighthearted video discusses the composite findings of a their study.. “Barbara,” their fictitious most-engaged-worker, is built up of all of the variables that the study found to be present in the most highly engaged workers. What can we learn from this “Engagement Wonder Woman?” It may surprise you…..
The importance of women in management positions can hardly be ignored. When studies began to show that women “tend to drop off the leadership track about 7-10 years into their careers,” several companies began to find a way to change that. Working with their current female employees to create meaningful and productive opportunities to grow within the companies, they focused on both growth during the programs, but also retainment after the programs had been completed.
In our shifting economy, startups and gig work are getting more and more common, but so are the misconceptions. David Jolley tackles some of these common misconceptions and myths about gig economy and how it relates to our culture of business and work, today.
“Just as bad behavior tends to spread, so too does good behavior. Kindness, it turns out, is contagious.” This Harvard Business Review article by Bill Taylor discusses how important a culture of kindness is in creating a successful business and work environment. This doesn’t mean enforcing it, it means giving kindness the means to spread, by encouraging it in encounters with others.
The future of work is increasingly becoming today’s reality for millions of workers and companies around the world. The findings of our latest Future of Jobs Report look at the trends expected in the 2018-2022 period in 20 economies and 12 industry sectors. Here is what you need to know to be ready: