According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is at at the lowest we’ve seen since August 2007, coming in at 4.6 percent this month.READ MORE
Technology is one of the foundations of your business. At AccruePartners we’re beginning to see more and more organizations undergoing major technology implementation projects to help streamline business processes. These technology implementations can help drive improved functions within your organization but they can put an organization under unforeseen strain. After multiple similar conversations with our clients, AccruePartners knew we could be a resource for these types of projects.
When companies are growing their teams, they’re looking for people who will add value. According to Ryan Holmes, CEO at Hootsuite, these people are “people who will offer up enormous benefits in the workplace, shatter expectations, raise the bar for everyone and are simply a joy to be around.” READ MORE
Do you ever feel like you’ve been working so hard and pulling the longest hours but it isn’t enough? Or maybe you have too much work and not enough time to do it all? That’s because these days it’s all about efficiency in the workplace. You need the right strategy to manage your time effectively. You need to work smarter, not harder!
What attributes lead to your success in the workplace? Would you consider yourself diligent? Ambitious? Passionate? According to UnstuckCommunity.com, these qualities definitely help, but they can’t make a full impact without another ingredient: determination to get things done — in a word, grit. Grit is a positive personality trait that can improve your chances to succeed in the workplace, and it can be developed over time. It is ones perseverance and passion for long-term goals.READ MORE
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.
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!
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.
Over the years we all acquire new skills that may not always be taught directly, but often learned indirectly through experience and practice, further shaping our better-selves for the future. If you haven’t mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach. Whether you’re looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, Business Insider tells us how we can master these skills, and some just might surprise you!