Find a Team that Needs You

What was your role in your last job? Not specifically, not your job title; but in the big scheme of things - why did your manager hire you? Continue reading “Find a Team that Needs You”…

Leaders and Followers

In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill discusses the difference between Leaders and Followers. He divides the whole world into these two categories, and asks each person to make a decision about which they want to be in their chosen field. Continue reading “Leaders and Followers”…

Optimist or Pessimist?

Is your glass half empty or half full? It may matter to your career success more than you think. Scholars have linked optimism to career success in several studies. They also link the quality attachment – your emotional security in the face of change or distress – as an indicator of your effectiveness at work - and perhaps at finding a job. Continue reading “Optimist or Pessimist?”…

@work Vacation Planner

Summer is almost here, and since most of us will be taking some time off, it seems like a good time for a discussion of how to leave your office for an extended period. Theareml tools available to help coworkers and customers know what to do in your absence, and ways to help the team cope better while you’re gone. Continue reading “@work Vacation Planner”…

What Time Does Work Start?

The employee manual says that your work day runs from 8:30 – 5:30 every day. Here’s a simple question: what time does work start? Continue reading “What Time Does Work Start?”…

The Best Paying College Degrees

Training and education are the best ways to increase your value as a worker; everyone should consider adding education to his career plan. But before you lock yourself into a 4-year degree, think about your return on investment. Payscale.com has listed the best-paying college degrees, and it’s no surprise that engineering degrees top the list. Economics, physics and computer science complete the roster of degrees that really pay off. Continue reading “The Best Paying College Degrees”…