It’s a Christmas classic. Every year we enjoy the journey of the Grinch — from ninja-level curmudgeon, to repenting of his ways and then saving the day.
The Grinch remains an interesting character. He’s so filled with anger and resentment that it clouds his vision and certainly his judgment. He embarks on a journey that he thinks will fill the hole in his small and fragile heart. Yet, as we know, the results of his mayhem left him cold and wondering why there was no joy or satisfaction. It was not until his ‘ah ha’ moment that things changed for the better.
Now, apply this to the typical workplace. Sometimes, the “grinches” are easy to spot. They are the cold, [...]
Divorce can be a rather stressful event, and many can struggle to maintain their daily routines, family schedules, and work commitments while undergoing this significant life transition. Given the emotional turmoil, anxiety, financial stress, home changes, custody issues, loss and grief that frequently accompany divorce, divorcing individuals are typically impacted both at work and at home. Given the potential consequences of divorce and that the rate of divorce is remarkably high (40-50%), it is surprising that most work institutions do not provide overt support for divorcing employees, especially when managing your divorce at work can make the difference between success and [...]
If your demanding boss over delegates, micromanages, vanishes when you need her, screams like a banshee or throws things better than a first baseman, here are ten ways, inspired by the book: Make Difficult People Disappear that will give you and your boss actionable remedies and the support needed to make your life easier. Here’s how to deal with that difficult behavior and even in some cases, make the person providing it, disappear.Schedule an Appointment
In many organizations what is promoted are those who get it done or those who get it right. In terms of emotional intelligence and one personality assessment used, the CORE Snapshot refers to them as the Commander and [...]
Flexjobs, a leading portal for jobseekers seeking flexible working conditions has a released a new report listing the jobs that the most open positions online last year. The list seeks to inform part-time job seekers of the demand in the industry for their skills, and especially for job seekers looking to work from home on a part-time basis.
The list was compiled by analyzing job listing data from September 2013 through July 2014 for jobs that offered part-time hours and the option to work from home. According to FlexJobs’ CEO Sara Sutton Fell, job seekers who are most interested in these types of flexible jobs include mothers, retirees, caregivers, military spouses, graduate [...]