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How likely are you to overcommit yourself and run yourself down from doing so?

Our reader poll today asks: How likely are you to overcommit yourself and run yourself down from doing so? Very. I do it all the time: 42% Somewhat. I try not to overcommit but it happens occasionally: 46% Not very. I rarely find myself overcommitted: 7% Not at all. I manage commitments rigorously so I’m not […]

Not Getting the Interview? Your Résumé is Almost Certainly the Problem

When you’re looking for your next job, take a minute to review your resume just one more time, there may be a few things to consider that might just be the difference between you getting the job or not. Today’s post is by Martin Darke, author of The 30-Second Impact Résumé (CLICK HERE to get your […]

How effectively do you feel you navigate office politics?

Our reader poll today asks: How effectively do you feel you navigate office politics? Extremely. I’m a master at navigating office political intrigue: 7% Very. I navigate politics pretty well most of the time: 37% Somewhat. I sometimes miss important political issues: 33% Not very. I’m not very savvy at navigating political challenges: 16% Not […]

What’s your view of people taking a mental health day?

Our reader poll today asks: What’s your view of people taking a mental health day? It’s important and they should do it whenever they need to: 78% It should only be taken in severe circumstances: 19% They shouldn’t take time off unless they have a physical illness: 3% Health is health. While the overwhelming majority of […]

How to Convince ‘Her’ to Stay

Women leaving companies is for their families, it is because they don’t feel valued or listened to within their work environment. Today’s post is by Rania H. Anderson, author of WE (CLICK HERE to get your copy). I hear the lament all the time, “Women leave at mid-career.” “We do well hiring women, but most of them […]

What’s your approach to onboarding new managers?

Our reader poll today asks:  What’s your approach to onboarding new managers? We have a rigorous, comprehensive onboarding program: 15% We provide some initial onboarding then leave it up to that manager: 42% We provide bare-bones onboarding: 23% We throw them in the deep end and let them fend for themselves: 20% Setting them up […]