I read a fascinating article by Bill Murphy, author of The Joy of Quitting, in which he analyzes Mary Barra’s interview process. Barra, CEO and chairman of General Motors, has three questions that she always asks during job interviews.
IQ and EQ are familiar concepts to most people, but there’s a new Q in town: AQ – otherwise known as Adaptability Quotient. According to scientists, it’s becoming the X-factor for career success and can be developed over time.
According to RewardGateway, an effective recognition and reward program helps drive business results and increase employee retention. However, only 22 percent of managers strongly agree that their company provides them with the tools and understanding on how to recognize colleagues effectively.
I’m a fan of Southwest Airlines. Why? Because they get it. They put their people first, so their people feel energized, engaged, and motivated to put their customers first. And it shows.
We’ve all been there. The dreaded meeting that lacks a diligent start and stop time, leader, agenda, organization, and outcomes. It’s more than just a waste of time; it can be infuriating and disengaging.
According to a recent article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR), the negative label sometimes given to Generation X – slackers – may be holding them back in the workplace. New data reveals they are being overlooked for promotions at higher rates than employees from other generations.
Many people are wrapping up vacations this week and heading back to the office for one of the busiest periods for organizations: Q4. Although you may think that your post-vacation vibes will carry you through the end of 2019, they won’t.
I read a great article by Richard Moran, CEO of Frost & Sullivan, titled: The Worst Workplace Label: Unresponsive. Moran says, “Lots of words come to mind when describing bad traits that show up at work, such as sloppy, lazy, and clueless, but one descriptor is even worse: Unresponsive.”
Nevada is the first U.S. state to make it illegal to discriminate against recreational marijuana users in the workplace. Instead of leaving it up to an employer to determine if they want a drug-free workplace, marijuana users in Nevada will now be treated the same as non-users.
I recently read an article by Travis Bradberry, co-author of the best-selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, in which he lays out common mistakes that organizations make that cause good people to quit.