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If you work on a team, you know if someone isn’t pulling
their weight. So does everyone else. You may not talk about it.
You’re probably not making a beeline to the boss’
office to tattle tale. After all, we’re adults.
You try not to let it bug you. But you’re putting in extra
time and picking up the work your slacker should be doing. And when
your team still succeeds...
If you’ve worked for both small and large companies,
it’s easy to see the differences. For one thing, small
companies require a lot of flexibility. One day you could be doing
one thing, then doing something completely different the next, but
you feel part of everything. In a larger company, chances are your
role is more specialized.. From an HR perspective, small companies
If your company isn't already screening prospective employees
with background checks, then it needs to be. Adding background
checks to your hiring process is one of the most effective things
you can do to improve your company's success and protect your
business assets. These types of screenings aren't just important
because everyone else is doing them—though, in today's
business world, pre-e...
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Organizational structure, much like a human skeletal structure,
determines what shape an organization will take. We don't spend
much time thinking about our skeletal structure until something
breaks, and so it goes with organizations.
How an organization is structured basically means how the
reporting relationships and work teams are organized. It reveals a
great deal about the culture, function a...
With some clarity I remember hearing my Mother say, "That's why
they call it work!" The comment usually was in response to a
complaint about a seemingly difficult or distasteful task. Work,
then, became synonymous with anything but play. Always difficult,
and something to be suffered.
While I've since discovered that "fun work" or "engaging work" is
not an oxymoron, many workers have not. The res...
What questions can employers legally ask? When
dealing with background checks, are there limits to how far back
they can go? Are they just looking for felonies or
misdemeanors too? I hate answering these questions. I
am in the process of getting an assault charge cleared from 12
years ago that was a false charge to begin with.
This is a great question that a lot o...
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As a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with more than 30
years of experience, I have successfully treated depression in
people from all lines of work and all walks of life, people
suffering from all sorts of terrible life traumas. Life is a cinch
and then you fly…NOT!In my own field of healthcare, we
"providers" have been squeezed by a profit- and market-driven
I'm going to graduate in May.I've had several promising
interviews lately and think it's just a matter of time before I
land a job that has benefits. In the meantime, I'm concerned about
health insurance coverage because once I graduate I'm no longer
covered by my parent's policy.I am young, healthy and
active—and I have no disposable income.What do you
By now you may have already established some new goals for the
new year. However, setting goals is only one step in a process.
Here are some suggestions for getting some traction on your
personal or business goals:
Develop a plan
It doesn’t have to be complicated. Some people don’t
achieve their goals, even though they have defined them well,
because they haven’t figu...