Unemployment Discrimination

Too many articles are currently talking about the talent shortage, but the sad thing is many of these companies that say they have difficulty finding good candidates are discriminating against the unemployed, sometimes those with as little as one month of unemployment. I highly encourage organizations to take a hard look at their system if they …

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Careers

The Issue of Employee Engagement and the Talent Shortage

A recent article stated that HR is the main issue in employees not staying with an organization or not feeling engaged, however I would like to counter that this is a combined problem of HR and the Executive Suite. Too much work and no reward for extra effort, limited, cost of living, or no raises, employee …

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Study a Little Every Day

“I believe people should study a little bit every day. It should become habitual, like brushing your teeth, combing your hair, having a shower or getting dressed. Study the mind, the laws of the universe and paradigms. There’s enough information on those subjects to keep a person studying forever.” Bob Proctor From Who Do You …

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Attitude

“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” William James 1842-1910, Psychologist, Professor and Author

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Determination

“People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most people succeed because they are determined to.” George E. Allen 1832-1907, Publisher and Author

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Self Image

“Our self image and our habits tend to go together. Change one and you will automatically change the other.” Dr. Maxwell Maltz 1899-1975, Author

Top 7 Tips for Week of 12/05/11

Networking is a habit cultivated to create opportunities throughout your career, not a one-off activity exclusively for the job search. Networking with others isn’t about you, but about the other person. Ask questions about their career and job search and see contacts increase. Follow up with those networking contacts, and don’t let the “holidays” excuse …

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