About this time of year, a bevy of articles hit the web giving advice on how to best navigate the office holiday party — a party often filled with its fair share of faux pas. But instead of just focusing on this often-awkward celebration, and how to avoid being “that guy” at the bash, we thought it might be best to provide a guide on how to handle yourself at any business event.
Monthly Archives: November 2017
“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” Cicero Every one of us wants to feel cared about – and this basic need applies across all areas of life. We want to know that we matter, that we make a difference. That we are seen by and acknowledged […]
No matter how prepared you are for an interview, you likely won’t be able to anticipate every question that will be asked. In fact, you may even be stumped by a question or two. Have no fear! Follow these tips to stay calm, cool, and collected no matter the question: Take your time. Oftentimes an […]
Being kind doesn’t cost a thing. In fact, investing in some kindness can provide you quite the return. Research shows that altruism can actually make you happier. It’s also been known to make you feel stronger, calmer, and more energized. Talk about getting a jump on the day. Besides, engagement in the workplace, which comes […]
Competitive wages are all well and good, and a raise now and then doesn’t hurt either, but relying solely on monetary rewards as declarations of appreciation can be shortsighted. While salary may be one of the first things candidates consider in a job, it’s not always why they stick around. For many people, it’s recognition. […]
Most businesses will tell you they recognize the contributions of their employees. When somebody on the team goes above and beyond, they offer up a raise, bonus, or title bump — oftentimes, right around an annual review or work anniversary. Any one of these rewards seems appropriate. After all, you should compensate for a job […]