In this brief article written by Celia Swanson, former executive Vice President of Walmart, she discusses her past management experience with a very toxic workplace situation that fell under the radar for her for quite some time. She outlines what went wrong and how to (as well as who can) step up and work toward resolving the situation before it may be too late.
If there is one thing that makes the job hunt awkward, it’s money and how to handle the conversation of wages and salary. Fortunately, or perhaps, unfortunately, this is a shared awkwardness. While this means that we’re not alone in this struggle, it also may mean that learning to adequately market your abilities is also challenging. Here’s some advice for what to stop doing right now, and how to handle future conversations more effectively.
While meditation, yoga, and mindfulness are great tricks to have up your sleeve, they’re not going to be the cure to your burnout. Sure, they’ll alleviate the strain for the moment in practice, but they won’t solve other issues that may require some at-work adjustment. Doctor Linda Girgis makes some great points here as she speaks about what contributes to this critical problem and what can be done about it.
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…..
In a study done by Leadership IQ, CEO, Mark Murphy and his team followed 20,000 new hires during their first three years of employment.
The results were startling: 46% of the participants failed in their job during the first 18 months due to ATTITUDE. Read on to learn more about why and what your organization can do to have better results.
We all have times when we wonder, “Am I working for the right organization? Am I in the right job? And is this all there is?” This Harvard Business Review article discusses how helpful tips on how to handle these kinds of thoughts and offers possible paths to take in understanding the answers, whether they are simply that you need a new outlook on your job, or more drastically, that you need to make a career change.
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.