People Skills is a broad category of important skills, yet colleges and universities don't offer majors in it. Here are 5 people skills you can develop on your own. Source: Are You Succeeding Through People Skills?
Whether it's biting your nails or spending hours on Facebook when you should be working, you probably have a bad habit you just can't seem to break. No matter that you're embarrassed to shake people's hands or that you can't concentrate on work tasks--in the moment, the bad behavior feels so good. Or does it? During a recent TEDMed Talk, Judson Brewer, a psychiatrist at University of Massachusetts Medical School, proposed that the key to breaking a bad habit is mindfullness--specifically, focusing on how the habit really makes you feel. Brewer cited a study in which he and his colleagues found that mindfulness training [...]
What are you trying to change about yourself? What are you trying to accomplish? Maybe you've "arrived" and think you have a perfect blend of skills and talents. Elon Musk, you can stop reading this. The rest of us usually need a little work. Real change happens within the inches and hours of life, not when we look out miles and months ahead. They occur in close proximity. Too often, we use long-term goals as a way to avoid changing today (a.k.a., as an excuse not to change). You can only change what is happening right now, not what happens next week. I've been learning this as I've tried to lose weight. I've been "testing" the service Retrofit for a few months and biking on a Peloton, using myself as a Guinea pig. I'll have a full report soon, but the one major…
2016 will be a year of changes. Let's look at the trends that will change the way we work. As we start 2016, let’s look at the top 10 trends that will change the way we work. 2016 will be an amazing year for all of us, as long as we’re prepared for these trends. Don’t try and fight it, these things are coming whether we like it or not. Better to embrace these trends and accept them. This infographic was crafted with love by Officevibe, the employee engagement surveysoftware to help companies improve morale. Source: 10 Trends [...]
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Advancements in technology have today's HR departments data focused. But can tech ever replace the HR human touch? Source: Will Technology Replace HR in 2016?
“We are the same company we were a day before our earnings announcement,” Weiner said. “The question isn’t whether or not companies are going to experience this kind of issue. The question is how companies navigate through it.”Link