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What type of boss do you have?

What type of boss do you have?

By: Express Employment Professionals What does that mean for you, as an employee? Throughout our lives, we’ve all worked for a variety of bosses. Some are compassionate and inspire us to excel in a number of ways. Others are independent leaders who have a tendency to be more assertive. Daniel Goleman, of the Harvard Business School Press, outlines six basic boss types, illustrated below in an infographic by the Quid Corner, an online financial resource center. Although we all have our own ideal management type, the graphic also outlines the optimal ways to get along with each type of boss. So even if your ...

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Performance Management: 4 Ways to Measure Employee Engagement

Performance Management: 4 Ways to Measure Employee Engagement

By Refresh Leadership Building and maintaining a high-performing team is the key to innovation and success. So, it’s imperative to consistently check in with your people to ensure they are happily engaged in their work. According to Gallup, companies with high employee engagement experience as much as 17% higher productivity and 21% greater business profitability. So, taking time to check the employee engagement barometer from time to time could have a significant impact on your bottom line. Here are a few ways to measure employee engagement in your workplace. First, have a conversation According to research from Gallup, “only 15% of employees who work ...

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The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories

The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories

By: Express Employment Professionals The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories Big, audacious goals are important. Most companies put extensive research and strategy into setting annual goals that will guide their workforces throughout the year and serve as the finish line looming on the horizon. And when those goals are achieved, a celebration often follows to thank everyone for their hard work and dedication. But, just as important as the big celebration at the end of a hard fought battle to achieve a major goal is celebrating the small victories along the way. This is especially true for the job search. Even the most ...

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How has work changed your life?

By: Express Employment Professionals Share your stories with us! Many jobs provide a whole new work family, a new culture, and a new experience. Work can truly change our lives. We can learn new skills, meet new people, and go to exciting new places. What about you? Has a job or any step on your career path ever changed your life? Maybe a degree or certification opened new doors, or perhaps you met a mentor in your first job that set you on an entirely different career path. It’s even possible you met your spouse on the job! If you have a life-changing story to share about your ...

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How Much Does My Resume Font Matter?

By: Stacey Lastoe Your resume tells a story. It reveals who you are professionally (and sometimes a little personally, too), and it offers a roadmap of your career journey thus far. In many instances, it’s the first thing a hiring manager will see, and if you don’t catch their attention, then it’s the only thing they’ll see. So you, of course, want it to be typo-free, comprehensive, and quantifiable. Oh, and you want it to look good, too. But then that poses another crucial question: What is the best resume font? Since I’m personally only familiar with a couple by name and have a general idea of what looks OK ...

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