| Employment Notebook - The Effects and Perceptions of Crying at Work
by Anna Ranieri and Tim Muma - Aug, 2015
Many places of work can bring about an array of emotions on each end of the scale, and yet it's always been taboo to actually break down and cry in a vast majority of cases. Career counselor and executive coach, Anna Ranieri, joins Tim Muma to discuss the different reasons an employee might cry at the office, and what impact that can have. Anna looks at gender differences, the perspective of colleagues versus management, and w...
| Technically Speaking - Company Big Data, Security and Informational Safety
by Charles Morgan and Tim Muma - Aug, 2015
It's no secret that with all the information and technological advances in our society, that individuals and businesses alike are constantly in danger of having their private data stolen. Acxiom founder Charles Morgan, current CEO of PrivacyStar and author of "Matters of Life and Data," brings his unmatched experiences in the world of tech to discuss the concerns of data, security and safety in the information age. Charles exp...
| Moving Up the Ladder - Myth vs. Reality: Effective Management
by Joseph Lucco and Tim Muma - Aug, 2015
It's another edition of Myth vs. Reality where we take common phrases or beliefs about specific topics to have our guests determine if they're true or false. When people move into a managerial role, there is often a difficult transition in learning to effectively manage individuals and projects. Joseph Lucco, a consultant for ClearPoint Strategy, breaks down the thoughts and strategies we often hear related to management. Jose...
| Moving Up the Ladder - Marcus Center Features: Florentine Opera
by Danielle Chaviano, Tim Muma and Rick Clark - Aug, 2015
In the summer of 2015, the Marcus Center in Milwaukee is featuring a host of free programming as part of its "Live at Peck Pavilion" series. Rick Clark and Danielle Chaviano, marketing professionals with the Florentine Opera, join Tim Muma to discuss the history and future of the sixth-oldest opera company in the United States. Rick and Danielle describe the changing sound and design of opera, including the modernization that...
3 Tips for Marketing to Millennial Moms and Dads
by Lindsey Pollak - Aug, 2015
Hoping to capture the buying power of the parents of all the little Avas and Liams being born these days? Then make sure you’re addressing millennials – who comprise the majority of today’s new moms and dads. I’ve been immersed in this topic lately as I’ve worked on research for The Hartford’s survey of millennial parents. And recently, millennial parents have influenced employers such as Microsoft and Netflix to announce s...
Fear Can Keep a Professional Woman from Succeeding
by Connie Pheiff - Aug, 2015
As professional businesswomen, we sometimes have to prove ourselves and our ability to do the job just as well, if not better, than a man. I’m not a man beater, however, the road to success for us can be long, with many bumps to slow the process of our professional progression. There is one very important thing that can slow, or even completely stop, our journey to success. Fear! Our own fears can either make, or break the fut...
4 Reasons You Need to Grow More Socially Savvy & 4 Tips to Get You There
by Lisa Rangel - Aug, 2015
How you present yourself to others in the business world speaks volumes, and easily can be the most intimidating part of any job. People often form first impressions about you and the company you represent within seconds of meeting you. This is why it’s necessary to ensure that you interact well with others to enhance your brand. Developing relationships is the key to developing business internally and externally. Personali...
4 Things Successful Leaders Do to Empower Employees
by Marshall Goldsmith - Aug, 2015
As a manager or leader, do you let your people assume more responsibility when they are able? Do you know when that is, or do you keep telling yourself that they aren’t ready yet? In my travels around the world, I talk with thousands of people every year who want to be treated as “partners” rather than as employees. They want information to flow up as well as down. But, oftentimes, leaders do not want to give up control....
Asking For Career Help When You Need It: 5 Empowering Tips
by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - Aug, 2015
I meet lots of self-directed, self-possessed women who struggle with asking for help – especially when it comes to their careers. Many coaching clients and women I’ve met during workshops and speaking engagements have shared how difficult it’s been to reach out – a lot of them feeling that asking for help is akin to ‘falling down on the job’. I know the feeling. When I was transitioning out of a career in Music, it was diff...
Big Brother is Watching: How Tight a Rein Should You Keep on Your Employees?
by Alexandra Levit - Aug, 2015
Last summer, I wrote about a Rackspace/University of London study that assessed productivity levels in 120 employees outfitted with wearable monitoring technology. The participants were equipped with one of the three devices – the GENEActiv high-velocity accelerometer wristband, which measures movement and activity; the NeuroSky Mindwave portable biosensor EEG, which monitors brain activity; and the LUMOback posture and activi...
How to Work When You’re Dealing With a Personal Crisis
by Melody Wilding - Aug, 2015
If you’ve made your career a top priority, you’re no doubt a pro at honoring your professional commitments and continually striving for excellence. You may have even made sacrifices to succeed in the workplace—like not calling in sick when you probably should have or putting your social life on the back burner to stay late and produce the best possible results at the office. But how do you keep those career ambitions on tra...
On-Demand Economy Executives – 6 Tactics To Land Lucrative Assignments
by Lisa Rangel - Aug, 2015
The Economist reports that the On-Demand Economy in the U.S. currently employs 53 million free agents. A growing number of those free agent consultants are executives. The odds are that you will be among them, as a bridge to your next full-time job or as a new career path. Fewer Executive-Level Openings Projected From 2010 until 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall full-time jobs will grow about 14...
Resume Tips IV: Explaining Your Career
by Robin Schlinger - Aug, 2015
Before hiring managers and recruiters can offer you a new job, they have to understand your old job. For example, if hiring managers or recruiters never heard of the company you work for, they might find it impossible to judge your contribution or your fit for their own company. What industry did you work in? How large was the company you worked for? What did the company produce or what service did it perform? By including...
The OFCCP Digest Volume 5, Issue 8
by Local JobNetwork™ - Aug, 2015
--> Successfully Integrating Individuals with Disabilities into the Workforce by Sheryl Letwat Imagine, you’re 12 years old and never been...
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