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10 Careers For Introverts

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Finding a career that we love is an important step in our lives. If we don’t find a career we’re happy with, we might end up being stressed out or unsatisfied most of the time. As an introvert, you don’t like to spend too much time in direct contact with many people.

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How to Avoid Failing as a Business Start-Up Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneurial Responsibility To Prevent Massive Failure. According to recent studies, 90% of new startups will fail due to one reason or another, so it’s incredibly important as a new startup to understand how to take responsibility in certain areas to prevent that failure.

Inclusivity and Progress: How Neurodiversity Unlocks Opportunities for Businesses

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An effective workplace is a harmonious blend of generations, personalities, and people. In today’s business environment, an effective workplace also needs to include room for neurodiversity.

List of Our Favorite TED Talks

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TED Talks (and More) TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks are engaging, informative, and inspiring. By request, I am compiling a list of talks that I have listened to and enjoyed, including some talks of a similar format that are not from TED.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Money Mistakes Do Not Preclude You From Finding Success In Business

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There has seldom been a better time to turn ideas into reality and found a business. As outlined by CNBC, small businesses are experiencing on average a 20% tax cut due to governmental fiscal policy, creating a wonderful environment in which to establish and grow a business.

Grow Your Business By Becoming Accessible to Your Consumers

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Modern business needs an internet presence, and the demographics of those using the internet is changing. According to BBC figures 3.2 billion people use the internet daily. Of those, internet freedom advocates estimate up to 700 million have accessibility requirements.

DISC E-Book | A Comprehensive Guide

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FREE DISC E-BOOK. A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIORAL STYLES THROUGH DISC. Understanding HOW a person does what they do. DISC: The Universal Language of Behaviors. DISC measures behavioral styles.

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Motivating and Rewarding Your Global Workforce

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Remote work has become more popular than ever. It’s not just domestic companies that are employing remote workers, either. A growing number of international companies are now hiring workers from anywhere, PayScale says.

Blacks' high diabetes risk driven by obesity, not mystery

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In a surprising finding, blacks and whites have the same risk of developing diabetes when all biological factors for the disease are considered over time, reports a study. The finding flips long-held beliefs that there is an unexplained reason why blacks have double the rate of diabetes compared to whites by midlife, which is considered early onset

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

4 Aspects Job Seekers Are Looking for in 2019

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Business owners and those in the HR department may believe that if they offer great pay and a solid benefits package, employees will come flocking to their door looking for jobs.

Upcoming Webinars

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Using DISC to Build a Strong Culture and Engaged Workforce. Using DISC to Build a Strong Culture and Engaged Workforce. Wed, Feb 13, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST. Join us for a free webinar! You attended the DISC workshop, what’s next?

Four Reasons Sales People Fail

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Not everyone is a natural salesperson. Salespeople come and go in companies because they will either sink or swim. If you love sales, are able to stay organized, believe in your product and are urgent to make that sale happen, then you’ll do well.

Workforce Trends for 2019

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The post Workforce Trends for 2019 appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Human Resource Management Millennials Recruitment Skill shortages Surveys and Statistics Talent Management Workplace Productivity work trends workplace trends

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6 Tips for Staying Productive While Your Business Grows

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One of the top challenges facing business leaders today is productivity. As your business grows, it can be increasingly hard to keep tabs of the staff’s overall productivity and maximize human resources.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

How Conflicting Work Personalities Drive Team Success

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How Conflicting Work Personalities Drive Team Success. A successful team requires diverse personalities. 190,000 Deloitte employees were surveyed on their workplaces. The study, published by Harvard Business Review , determined four main personality types found in the workplace. Conflicting personalities can cause tension that even the most accommodating manager can’t deal with, and it isn’t always easy to create a cohesive work environment with a variety of characters.

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Entrepreneurial Responsibility To Prevent Massive Failure

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According to recent studies, 90% of new startups will fail due to one reason or another, so it’s incredibly important as a new startup to understand how to take responsibility in certain areas to prevent that failure. Although no one goes into business with the plan of failure, many people fail to plan, and that’s the number one mistake that you can make as a startup.

How to Conduct a Behavioral Interview

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By Jennifer C. Zamecki. Have you ever wondered, while interviewing a candidate, how will you suspend your own personal biases during the interview? Well, if you have, you might want to read on and learn how to do just that. Behavioral interviewing is a relatively new mode of job interviewing.

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4 Virtual Team Building Ideas for Remote Teams

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For many employees, working from home is a luxury that provides flexibility and cost savings, among many other benefits. Remote working doesn’t come without its drawbacks, though. Telecommuters may feel isolated by not personally interacting with their colleagues on a daily basis.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

4 Ways to Prepare Your Workplace for Gen Z Employees

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It’s no secret millennials have changed and impacted the workplace as we know it, most notably the layout and operation of our workspaces.

8 Key Steps on How to Become the Best Possible New Boss

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People don’t quit their company; they quit their boss. A Chart Your Course International survey found that 50 percent of employees left their last job because of their first-line supervisor. That’s a painful statistic.

Developing Emotional Intelligence for Success

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Today’s hyper-paced, team-oriented and global work environments require strong and effective personal/soft skills. Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand and effectively apply emotions to be more collaborative and productive with others.

Power Enginners, Inc DISC Workshop

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This was an amazing and motivated group of people. Here are a few pictures from one of the teambuilding exercises I conduct in my DISC workshops called “ Building the Talest Tower.” ” They came up with some intersting variations.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

16 Employee Recognition Ideas That Motivate Teamwork

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Employee recognition is an important element of good management. Here are several different recognition ideas that keep people fired up and motivated at work. Only A Fool Would Work Here This Long : Alaska Sealife Center has an Employee Anniversary recognition lunch on April Fool’s Day.

Hiring Tips That Will Increase Productivity in Your Business

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by Lucy Wyndham and Greg Smith. Are you hiring the best people to work in your business? Unfortunately, this process in many organizations leaves a lot to be desired and can result in high staff turnover in your business .

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How to Prepare and Develop Future Leaders for Your Business

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Introduction. How a business is managed often decides if the company lives or dies. A good leader inspires the best work from employees, uses finite resources and time wisely, communicates well and shoulders their share of the responsibilities.

Employee Retention Survey 2018

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Comments (Other). Answer. Most employees remain in my organisation till the age of retirement. This has been going on for at least a year now. Horrible leadership main reason!

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

5 Ways to Manage Your Multigenerational Workforce

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This article was originally published by Vital Learning. Closeup portrait of a successful business team laughing together. Managing a multigenerational workforce can be quite the task for business leaders.

Generation Z: The Next Generation to Enter the Workforce

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The oldest members of Generation Z (b. 1996-2012) are now in college and beginning to enter the workforce. While they share some of the values and views of Millennials, they are also distinct in many ways. Gen Z grew up in a post-9/11 world and experienced an economic recession.

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Navigator Newsletter Archive

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The post Navigator Newsletter Archive appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Human Resource Management The Navigator Newsletter

How the Workplace Is Changing in 2018

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There’s an old saying: The only thing that’s certain is change, and that’s sometimes nowhere more apparent than in the workplace. Decades ago, women were prevented from even trying their hand at some jobs, and couldn’t work if they were married or pregnant.

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Arc is Electrifying Green Building

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Next week will be a year since the launch of Arc. Already approaching a Billion square of projects not only in the United States but also from India to Sweden and Israel to Bhutan, if you are not familiar with the Arc platform, that helps a building owner measure performance and benchmark against others, you are missing out on what is transmogrifying the built environment. I had an opportunity just days ago to talk with Scot Horst. Scot serves as the CEO of Arc Skoru Inc.,

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3 Tips to Designing a Startup Office Where People Want to Work

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If you want to make employees more productive and happier to be working for your startup, office design is key. Everything from the decorations to the desks not only affect employee satisfaction, but your bottom line.

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The Culture of Business: How a Great Culture Can Grow Your Company

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A company is a culture. As a leader or owner of a company, you help create that culture. Huge businesses like Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft have brands that define a culture, and cultures that define their brands.

Riverside Auto Group: A Roadmap to Improved Customer Service, Employee Engagement and Increased Profits

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Many chief executives and corporate boards recognize they need to alter or even drastically reshape their corporate culture, but few follow through and benefit from the successful transformation they envisioned.

Building the Tallest Tower Team Building Exercise

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4 Ways to Help Your Workforce Feel Safer at Work | Workforce Safety

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Workforce Safety At Night. Do your employees feel safe at work? While most workers say they feel generally safe, that sentiment comes coupled with some serious concerns, a CareerBuilder survey found.