Human Resources Hints

  • Your Executives Don’t Know Everything

    Your Executives Don’t Know Everything

    Develop these habits to put your career on the fast track. It’s not practical to change everything overnight, but today’s a great day to start chipping away.  When I was a child, it never once occurred to me that my parents didn’t know everything. I mean, sure, they didn’t understand […]

     
  • Can Anything Bad Happen When You Ask for a Raise?

    Can Anything Bad Happen When You Ask for a Raise?

    Nothing Bad Should Happen, But… Why do we get so nervous when it comes to asking for a raise? The worst thing that can happen is that your boss says no, right? And then you’re no better off than you were before asking. Except, sometimes, asking for a raise can […]

     
  • 10 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy in 2016

    10 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy in 2016

    When things aren’t going that well, you can make changes. Life can sometimes be tough, and January can bring that out in spades. Little things-like this morning I walked my son to school at 7:45 and it was still dark out. Talk about depressing. While I can’t convince my family […]

     
  • 5 Great Habits That Will Make Your Career Soar

    5 Great Habits That Will Make Your Career Soar

    Develop these habits to put your career on the fast track. It’s not practical to change everything overnight, but today’s a great day to start chipping away.  Have you ever had a colleague who seemed to just intuitively know what the boss wanted and, as a result, rose rapidly while […]

     
  • Are Bad Parenting and Bad Management the Same Thing?

    Are Bad Parenting and Bad Management the Same Thing?

    If you stink as a manager, perhaps you need to up your parenting techniques. Fortunately, that doesn’t include potty training, but everything else pretty much seems to fit.  Emma Jenner, a British Nanny just wrote an article on modern day parenting failures that has gone pretty viral, with half the people applauding […]

     
  • Is Pinterest leading your wardrobe astray?

    Is Pinterest leading your wardrobe astray?

    Pinterest is awesome for finding ideas for just about anything. From baby showers to gardening to funny pictures, it’s got it all.  Pinterest is like a big search engine where the results have been pre-screened for awesomeness. Except, there’s one problem: No resume is required to pin things on Pinterest, […]

     
  • Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Desperate Job Candidates

    Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Desperate Job Candidates

    You look to hire candidates who want to work at your company because that’s what they want to do, not just because it pays the bills. But is that such a bad thing?  Kathryn recently went on a job interview and felt like she nailed it. In fact, the hiring […]