Punctuation, usage, spelling ... the Grammar Slammer is keeping an eye on the way we use (and misuse!) the written word.
Keep on top of vital issues and improve your interactions with subordinates with a wide range of printable training guides.
Tomorrow's the biggest presentation of your life, and you're still not quite feeling it. Here's a library of nuts and bolts assistance.
A wide selection of video and audio recordings on communications issues is here to train you and your staff, whether you have only five minutes to spare or 75.
Forget Spandau Ballet. If your industry experience goes back into the 80s, perhaps you should consider leaving it out of your LinkedIn profile. From a technology standpoint, there’s little you did in the 80s that would impress anyone today. Even an award that you won 25 years ago would draw a yawn. People have a tendency to take notice of recent achievements.
It’s been an ugly presidential campaign. While we prefer to stay neutral—or mum—on the topic, something is happening on both sides of the campaign that warrants a discussion: blame shifting.
Insults are like graffiti in the workplace. Just as you wouldn’t allow an employee to deface another’s desk, you can’t allow anyone to deliberately cause a colleague to lose face.
What message are you sending to others when you minimize your job to the point where you believe you don’t need a business card?
Q: “I left my last job on very bad terms, but found a new position six months ago. I plan to look for another job after I have been in this one for a year, so I'm concerned about reference checks with my previous employer. Even though all reference inquiries are supposed to be routed to Human Resources, someone might still be able to contact my former managers, who would not have good things to say about me. How should I handle this?” Nervous