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Less Passion, Less Productivity

The vast majority of workers lack passion for their jobs, according to a new survey from Deloitte. Passionate workers are more likely to seek challenges and foster innovation, but most organizations fail to cultivate product...Read More

Workers More Confident Amid Ongoing Bad News

Workers are balancing what they see against what they expect when it comes to job stability, raises and benefits in 2011, according to a recent survey from Layoffs, compensation reductions (wheth...Read More

Seven Ways to Stay Sane Around Technology

“Everything is amazing right now and nobody’s happy,” riffs comic Louis C.K. on the ways we respond to technology that would have seemed like science fiction not so long ago. He mocks people who get angry wh...Read More

Five Things Your Dog Can Teach You About Business

One of the few things you can count on in business is change. Another thing you can count on is experts who tell you how to deal with change. Penelope Wong and Suzanne Peck, authors of Ruff: A Lost Dog Tal...Read More

Five Rules to Avoid Procrastination

When I first read about Dr. Kevin Gyoerkoe, clinical psychologist and coauthor of The Worrier’s Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, I said to myself, “Self, his five rules for overcoming procrastination might make ...Read More

Five Job Interview Blunders

See also: You Can't Wear That, Watch Your Body Language Job candidates make a lot of boneheaded mistakes during interviews, and a new survey from CareerBuilder catalogs some real doozies. At the very moment that prospective em...Read More

Retirement Crisis Ahead

The Great Recession has made a lot of folks reluctant to invest in retirement plans as aggressively as they should. They're also under-utilizing tools such as financial-consulting services. The result: more workers face a significa...Read More

Five Everyday Tech Headaches and How to Avoid Them

Technology: You can’t live with it, and you can’t live without it. The same devices that bring us convenience and entertainment drive us nuts when they malfunction, which they do with alarming frequ...Read More

10 Communications Trends for 2011

With the Great Recession slowly easing – knock wood -- organizations are preparing to move aggressively on some of the significant communications advancements of the last several years. This should include more busines...Read More

Six Ways to Get Respect

“I don’t get no respect, no respect at all, I tell ya,” said Rodney Dangerfield. You probably know the feeling. We all want respect, at home and at work. If only Dangerfield had been privy to the wisdom of Meryl Runion, author of...Read More

10 Ways to Be More Productive

Most of us get overwhelmed by workplace bottlenecks because we allow them to persist, according to the new book, Workarounds That Work: How to Conquer Anything That Stands in Your Way at Work (McGraw-Hill/Available in January...Read More

Bad Hires Are Costly Mistakes

Unemployment remains stubbornly high, and the job market is flush with IT talent. But even with candidates to choose from, employers find it difficult to make the right hiring decisions. Blame time pressures, strained resourc...Read More

The Best Part of the Job is Having a Job

See also: Job-Hopping is So 2006 With unemployment rates still painfully high, Americans value job stability more than any other career-related asset, according to a new survey released by Heald College and conducted b...Read More

Job Hopping is So 2006

See also: Grateful to Have a Job Workers are holding on to jobs longer these days, according to a new study from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). The days when professionals spent a career at the same company and ende...Read More

12 Ways to Innovate

Ever wish you were the genius who first thought of Amazon, Facebook or eBay? Or that you grokked concepts like cloud computing or social media before everyone else knew about them? Trend-setters are not clairvoyant or possessed of supe...Read More
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