Saying thank you is a small task that can yield big results, especially if it comes after a job interview. Sending a thank-you note within 24 hours of your interview could mean the difference between an offer and a rejection, according to a recent TopResumesurvey. “The interview doesn’t end when you...
Businesses across the country tend to be quieter on Fridays during the summer. Employees are away on vacations. Others are feigning illness so they can take a day off to enjoy the weather (a tactic used, at one point or another, by 39 percent of full-time employees). And more often...
  You want to motivate your workers, so you institute an employee-of-the-month program. It sounds sensible enough; by recognizing good work, you are incentivizing everyone to try harder, right? Unfortunately, that might not be the case. Research into employee recognition programs, even those that are purely symbolic, suggests that there is more...
Some workers seem to have it all together. You know the type: the peppy employee always ready to share their ideas or take on new assignments. They manage to convince those around them, including themselves, that they're an asset. There's one feeling they embrace that many struggle to find:...
Employers have long searched for employee benefits that improve morale and retention, while offering productivity benefits for the company. Few hit all these marks as well as continuing education opportunities sponsored by employers. Employees consistently cite these opportunities as attractive benefits in the workplace, and employers directly benefit from helping their...
Your Job, Your Health Jobs often provide security, nurture a sense of purpose and feed a professional hunger in workers. If you're in the right position in your preferred industry, you'll likely reap these benefits. But that's not always the full story.The wrong job can be toxic, but even your...
Today, companies face pressure to expand their corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. SolarCity's sustainability briefing found that 75 percent of consumers are more likely to buy a product or service if the company is making an effort to be sustainable, while 82 percent are more likely to purchase a product that...
Conducting an employment interview is stressful for every party involved. You are looking for the best possible new team member, and the person being interviewed is hoping to make the best possible first impression. In today's competitive environment, the quality of your team is paramount to your success. In your...
You've probably heard of whitewashing, defined as the glossing over or covering up of scandalous information through a biased presentation of facts. But greenwashing isn't as well known. It occurs when a company or organization spends more time and money claiming to be "green" through advertising and marketing than actually implementing...
When we evaluate software, we consider common use cases, ideal feature sets, ease of implementation, customization options and design. However, competing alongside multi-use CRMs, CMSs, document management systems and e-commerce products are specialized solutions designed with a narrower user-set in mind. Examples of industry specific solutions include products such as ReThinkCRM,...