CAREER NEEDS COLLABORATIVE DISCUSSIONS FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT

Changes have continued to be an ongoing event throughout time, and over the past 16 months or more, the changes we have experienced have increased with some being more challenging.  Our work routines have taken on more frequent alterations, which have affected our family needs, often adding more frustrations for our families as well as … Read more

HOW IMPORTANT IS ACCOUNTABILITY?

  Do Employers Effectively Relay that they Value Employees Being Accountable? What does it mean to be “accountable”?  Are you a responsible person?  When my children were young, especially while they were adolescents (or “tweeners”), and they didn’t want to follow the family rules, they would say that they couldn’t wait to be adults.  And … Read more

HOW TO ACHIEVE A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH

What does it take to successfully accomplish a Job Search during these volatile, unpredictable times?  It may seem like a discouraging, no-chance, wasted effort.  Is the pandemic causing this to be a “lose-lose” proposition?  The world’s history has demonstrated that many things are possible.  If a person looks at the future, knowing the facts and … Read more

Are Your Leaders Demonstrating the Best Values and Principles

Leaders Should Exemplify Good High Integrity There have been numerous people to negatively comment on our leaders of today, and though no one is perfect, our country’s leaders are often expected to be above reproach and hold themselves to higher standards.  This includes leaders who refrain from negatively commenting on other associate’s behaviors and actions.  … Read more

Characteristics of a Credible and Respected CEO/LEADER

As we initially discussed the idea of starting our own business, my husband, Bill Crigger, encouraged my becoming the CEO.  However, I thought he was joking.  I believed in the purpose and focus of our Human Resources firm, but I saw Bill as being more suited for that role.  Still, Bill insisted that I possessed … Read more

Experiences Can Motivate Us to Accomplish Priorities

Most people need to have “purpose” in their lives, which gives their lives more meaning and can motivate them to get up each day.  It is not unusual for you to have experienced some sad event, which leaves you with a desire to help such an event not to repeat itself.  The tasks needed to … Read more

Hiring: Why Job Candidates Fail to Complete the Interview Process?

Since COVID-19 arrived, it is doubtful that you will see any public “Job Fairs”.  And that is only one change.  The pandemic has required a wide range of changes in business.  Interviews can be by phone or internet, or maybe by televised cameras, though more human resources professionals are finding it unusual and rather disappointing … Read more

Determining a Strategic Plan on Selecting Your Future Career

  More and more hard-working individuals are beginning to recognize the importance of creating their own professional futures.  After completing your education and gathering information from higher educational instructors and other successful professionals, you may find that it might be wise for a person to create their own business plan with the help of others. … Read more

Abilities You Have to Help Others

During my term as President of the (NAWBO) National Association of Women Business Owners – Charlotte (2006-2007), I was pleasantly surprised by a request from the Charlotte International House.  Previously, I had met the manager of this establishment (at that time) and agreed to be of assistance with an international businessman, who had a business … Read more