Messed Up at Work? Here’s How to Handle it…

It’s inevitable that at some point you’re going to disappoint your colleagues or boss. Whether it’s a small or big “mess up,” we’re all human and these things happen. However, how you handle owning up to your mistake can really make or break your professional reputation within your office. The Harvard Business Review explains how to handle these types of situations with eight straight forward, yet simple, steps that can help rebuild your credibility when running into a major issue in the workplace.

  1. Act Fast 
  2. Prepare Emotionally for the Conversation
  3. Practice
  4. Take Face-to-Face
  5. Tell it Like it is
  6. Apologize
  7. Suggest a Path Forward
  8. Stop Overpromising

Dive further into these eight steps here, on the Harvard Business Review’s webpage and be fully prepared if a “mess up” ever happens to you!

 

Accrue’s Second Annual Knight Out!

Last night our AccruePartners team headed to the BB&T Ballpark to watch our Charlotte Knights take on the Rochester Red Wings! Great weather and great company, our team had a fun outing together away from the office. We even got on the jumbo screen! Have you been to a Knight’s game this season yet? They recorded their eighth win in nine games last night, defeating the Red Wings 3-2 in 11 innings.

 

Check out the Charlotte Knights Schedule here!

Charlotte’s 2016 Digital Summit!

AccruePartners sponsored this years Digital Summit in Charlotte. The Summit is a premier digital strategies forum transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem – including Marketing, UX & Design, Search, Content, Mobile, and more. Our team was able to hear from professionals within the digital industry, network and learn through comprehensive sessions.

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AccruePartners Kicks Off the Summer with Food Truck Thursday!

Today AccruePartners kicked off the summer with this year’s first Food Truck Thursday! New Wrap Order’s Food Truck was on site in our parking lot with delicious internationally inspired wraps and bowls. It’s great to see our team all together during lunch again! We love our food trucks and plan to have another truck visit once more this summer.

 

Check out New Wrap Order’s Food Truck here! 

Check Out Our Accounting & Finance Division Spotlight Video!

Accounting & Finance careers are highly sought after and continue to exhibit strong growth in the United States. In fact, our Accounting & Finance division is the cornerstone of AccruePartners. It’s where we began in the Executive Search & Staffing industry and has been the foundation of our earned acclaim in the Charlotte region, which has now expanded nationwide.

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5 Ways to Ruin Your Reputation in Business

How mindful are you of your reputation in the work place? Your reputation is a reflection of your character.  Your character impacts your reputation and your reputation affects your brand and your brand affects people’s decisions to do business with you. It’s that simple. The Huffington Post outlines five reputation factors that could be working against you.

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