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Companies are competing more than ever for the best and brightest workers. This year, we’ve been seeing a growing recognition that this requires creating a better workplace that goes beyond traditional job perks.
The likes of Amazon, Google, and Bank of America are building elaborate offices and happiness tracking programs, while others are focusing on ways to help their employees spend more time out of the office.
Take some time this week to read through my ten day program about how to have a more successful, happy career and life. The truths you will discover over the ten days, if you choose to read a lesson a day, are simple to explain and profoundly difficult to practice.
So, consider the pursuit of happiness and success in work and life – a journey. These practices will get you started on that journey.
The worst kinds of career gaffes are those you do unintentionally. It’s easy to see why reaming out the boss or taking an unscheduled vacation might get you into hot water, but more subtle self-destructive behaviors can be just as damaging. Here are a few to watch out for.
1. You’re all business at the office
Rebalance your 401(k) account and increase your deferrals.
The new year is an opportunity to start fresh, to begin again and to reinvest in yourself. And despite common myth, it’s also a great time to find a new job. To help you get a fresh start in the coming year, this week’s roundup brings you five articles to help you jump start your career in 2014.
I have not spent a lot of time developing organizational competencies that specify knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for the fleshing out of each job role and the qualifications of …
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When Gallup announced 70% of the U.S. workforce was either disengaged or miserable in its 2013 State of the American Workplace Report, perhaps it was not an astounding revelation in a new world of work governed by uncertainty.
Work overload, lack of career advancement, stagnant salaries, an increasing skills-gap and the complexity of a hi-tech global marketplace have all arguably played a roll in an underwhelmed and sometimes stressed-out workforce.