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Is it Helpful to Label Employees?

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It can be, but it often causes a host of problems In virtually every workplace, certain traits are used to describe employees: Mary is a hard-worker, Jerry is lethargic, Tom is brilliant and Jen is chatty. Such descriptions often become labels that at best help to generally convey employees’ qualities, but at worst put them…

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Category Archives: Professional

Category Archives: Professional

Category Archives: Professional

Category Archives: Professional

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Winning Strategies from an NFL Star

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Darren Woodson embraces hard change on and off the field We had the good fortune last month to have Darren Woodson as our luncheon keynote speaker for the Smart Meeting Southwest event at the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters in Frisco, Texas. I was so inspired and felt so congruent with Woodson’s message that I am…

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5 Ways to Impress and Retain New Employees

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Most commonly, first impressions in business refer to how employees are initially viewed by owners and co-workers during job interviews and their first days of work. But new employees’ first impressions of their workplace are also very important. In job interviews, applicants know they need to impress, but it’s important for those interviewing to know…

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Category Archives: Professional

Category Archives: Professional

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U.S. Travel Gets Political with Ad Campaign

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Taking advantage of the international spotlight shining on the third and final 2016 presidential debate in Las Vegas on Oct. 19, U.S. Travel Association has created an advertising campaign to reinforce the value of travel. The campaign stated: “Travel. More than fun. Serious business.” Ads touting travel’s economic impact ran in McCarran International Airport (LAS)…

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Why Millennial-Heavy Workforce Can Be a Problem

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Caren Maio is an ambitious millennial who founded a highly successful residential leasing and marketing program. Initially, the cloud-based software program, Nestio, was driven almost entirely by the youthful enthusiasm and adrenalin of her tech-savvy millennial workforce, but she found out the hard way that she needed older, more experienced workers, too. Her young staff…

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