Month: August 2013
Paying an employee more than market value is traditionally considered bad business. But, increasingly, some businesses are experimenting with giving a little extra to employees and it appears to be a smart investment.
There is plenty of traditional advice out there for making a good impression on your first day on the job. Show up on time, dress for success, ask questions, and other yawn-inducing advice that you’ve heard a million times. We talked to people in person and on Facebook and added our own ideas to bring you a fresh set of tips for a great first day at your new job.
What you do today is the blueprint for what you'll be doing tomorrow, next week, and five years from now. If you're not working on something that will support your dreams in the future, now's the time to make a change.
Mike Rowe is best known (at least to me) as the really American-looking dude that pitched Ford cars and trucks in his signature baseball cap.
I’m about to leave behind a luxurious commute (an 18-minute walk or seven-minute bike ride) for a new job with a one-hour, three-bus commute. Armed with the knowledge that your commute can have an immense effect on your happiness, I’m determined to face this challenge head on. If you’re dealing with a lengthy commute like me, here are three ways to make the best of it.
If you're an early bird, you know how annoying it is to wait in a conference room while the inconsiderate jerks you work with take their sweet time getting to the meeting. And, of course, if you're always fashionably late, you know how pitiful those "get the worm" types are, fuming over their iPads while they wait for the important folks to show up. So, wait -- is there a right time to get to the meeting?