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The pursuit of wealth is something we are all actively engaged in – after all, it’s part of what we define as the American Dream.  Yet, all too often we see news stories about people whose lust for wealth leads them to do stupid, unethical and even criminal things. Some of the more well-known stories… Read more »

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In the uncertain and fast-changing world in which we live, business executives are especially challenged.  They need to keep up with new technology, demographic changes, and rapidly changing economic conditions. Another area presenting a big challenge to leaders is in that of values and ethics.  With short-term thinking dominating the business climate, looking at the… Read more »

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If you haven’t started participating on one or more of the social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) you’re missing out on a terrific way to communicate with potential candidates and the public at large. In fact, the days of choosing not to be on Facebook or Twitter may fast be ending because a recent… Read more »

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When you need to bring temporary workers on board at your company, here are some tips to help you get the most out of them while they are on assignment with you. 1) Before you ever bring a temporary staffer to your department, make sure all the people who will be working with the individual… Read more »

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Enron. Worldcom. The Wall Street meltdown. These are all some of the more noteworthy examples of corporate skullduggery, a lack of regard of and concern for ethical behavior. But some business experts see these examples as the exception more than the rule.  There are thousands of companies with millions of employees who do the right… Read more »

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Sooner or later it’s something we all must deal with – failure.  How we respond to it and how we learn from it can make a significant difference on the path our career takes. How should we approach failure?  How should we think about it?  Here are a few thoughts on thinking about something we’d… Read more »

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When you need to fill a personnel gap quickly, you may need to rely upon the services of a staffing firm such as Winston Resources to help you find a temporary professional to help you during a crunch time. Although the professional we’ll find you is temporary, we’ve found that our most successful clients don’t… Read more »

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Just where an employee stands in a company’s pecking order could well determine when and how that worker spends his or her vacation time. Throw technological advances in communications into the mix and many of today’s vacationing executives can be instantly contacted regardless of where they are. Studies show that there is a definite difference… Read more »

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“Hit the ground running” often sums up a typical day on the job in which we are seemingly tugged and pulled throughout the day, handling the many tasks that come our way.  You know the routine. As soon as you cross one job off the list, another two pop up in its place. So how… Read more »

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While wisdom teaches us not to judge a book by its cover, practicality in the workplace says otherwise. Employers are at odds over the issue of appearance on the job. Today there seems to be an ever broadening palette of choices when it comes to things such as clothing, hairstyle, weight, and yes, body piercing…. Read more »