How to Write a Compelling Email

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Emails are a primary means of communication in both personal and professional life. We often use emails to dash off a quick note – a word of thanks, a question, or just to say hello – and for these messages, there is no need to follow any writing guidelines. But for many other emails that… Read more »

Giving an Effective Presentation

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Giving presentations is an integral part of many jobs. One of the most popular ways of doing this is by using PowerPoint. But there are certain guidelines you should follow to make your presentation as effective as possible. Here are a few. The audience First thing to do is think about your audience, because this… Read more »

Improving the To-Do List

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To-do lists are a common time management tool among many workers today. It’s a very basic tool for a simple purpose, but there are some easy tweaks you can make to your lists to make this tool more useful and effective in boosting productivity. Here are some of them. 1.Make multiple lists This will enable… Read more »

Work and Mental Health

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Since the pandemic, workers have been much more concerned about mental health issues and well-being. As a result, companies are paying more attention to the relationship between work conditions and mental health. The office of the United States Surgeon General recently released a report that contained some facts and figures about work and mental health,… Read more »

How to Deal with Dishonest Resumes

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How common is resume fraud? More than 90 percent of those responding to a recent survey said they knew someone who had included fabricated information on their resume. The survey also showed that only about one-third of the fabricators were ever discovered. Among those who were found out, about two-thirds were eliminated from consideration. So… Read more »

How to Find the Right Person for the Job

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If you have a job opening, you want to fill it with someone who will be able to do the job well. You want someone who will meet the expectations for performance and who will contribute to the growth of the company. Here are some tips on how to find the right person for the… Read more »

The Importance Of Feedback And How To Get It

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Most leadership experts emphasize the importance of feedback from company employees, but incorporating it into business operations is easier said than done. Feedback is crucial to get a sense of how effective the decisions and goals of management are. Moreover, seeking feedback regularly helps to create greater trust between management and workers, as well as… Read more »

Developing Effective Exit Interviews

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Developing Effective Exit Interviews Often exit interview programs falls short of their intended goal, that of improving employee retention or gathering information that the company can use going forward. Exit Interview Flaws Exit interviews miss the mark for two reasons. First, the quality of the information is suspect. If exit interviews are to be effective… Read more »

When a Job Offer is Rejected

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You have a job opening then needs to be filled. You have put together a job description, advertised for the job, sifted through many resumes, interviewed the top candidates, and made an offer. But unexpectedly, your top pick turned you down. What is your next step? In this situation, the dilemma you’re faced with is… Read more »

Interview Questions and Legal Boundaries

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Often, in an attempt to establish a rapport with a job candidate during an interview, hiring managers will engage in a little small talk at the start of the meeting. But, as a hiring manager, you need to be careful that you don’t inadvertently touch on topics that may open your company up to legal… Read more »