Whatever happened to giving someone a little extra bonus, when they perform above and beyond expectations? So often, I hear managers complain they don’t have a budget to give someone a monetary reward. Or, “If I single out someone for a job well-done, it will hurt the entire team”. Have we forgotten that life simply
Have you ever heard this from your boss, or co-worker? I bet most of us have, or something close to it . Why is it that so many mangers believe that motivating their people is as simple as telling them; “You’re lucky to have a job.” Maybe because it’s easy? Or maybe the manager really
Taking Risks! http://us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=d6807a286823341403bd32d6f&id=89e7028862&e=b799cfcff2
Short interruptions (such as the few seconds it takes to silence that buzzing smart phone) have a surprisingly large effect on one’s ability to accurately complete a task. Interruptions of just three seconds can double your chances for making errors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, January 2013
I ran across this article in the Seattle Times over the holidays that has some tried and true advice for maintaining your marketability in today’s job search. Even if you are happy with your current situation, it never hurts to do a self-evaluation of your skills and your approach to new jobs and networking opportunities.
Read this article in the Wall Street Journal:http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324352004578131002460783008.html