VIOLENCE: THE SOURCE AND ROOTS THAT INITIATE ANGER

  Anger that Leads to Violence Can Follow Job Loss or Personality Clashes, etc. What will it take for you to stand up AGAINST violence?  If you haven’t been directly affected by the violence all around us, just wait – as sooner or later, you may encounter it yourself.  Don’t wait for that to happen.  … Read more

HIRING EQUATION/DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES EMPLOYER vs EMPLOYEE

There are different perspectives in the “game” of hiring.  And a game is how many employees see this hiring process.  Hiring is very competitive, and though more job openings are developing, the job market is still competitive with many job candidates.  On the other hand, hard skills are sought, but many times, the “soft skills” … Read more

COMMUNICATION CAN EASILY BE THE WEAK LINK

What do you believe is important to relay to your employees in order that they believe you consider them helpful and valuable?  Though a decent salary is appreciated, other forms of support are critical, too.  Most people value being given continued training to grow and be challenged. How do you like being kept involved and … Read more

Best Approach for a Positive, Productive Outcome

Practice Ethical, Honest Behavior Daily When the topic of “good employers” and “good places to work” is discussed, what is the basis of such a label?  Of course, being paid a good salary is valued, but other high-ranking points with employees include being respected, having wise and effective leadership, provided good benefits, continued growth and … Read more

DO WHAT YOU CAN TO HELP OUR COMMUNITIES

Violence Doesn’t Benefit Anyone! What do you want to see happen in our communities today in regards to the response to the pandemic?  Improve mutual respect, true accountability (people doing their jobs appropriately), peace in our neighborhoods, returning our economy to a kind of normal, more dependable and stable jobs, etc.  Obviously, there are other … Read more

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

EMPLOYERS, DO YOUR EMPLOYEES TRUST YOU?

Can There Be Loyalty without Trust? Consider all employers who you have had over time.  Of those employers, did you trust them all?  If you didn’t trust them, how dedicated and loyal were you towards them?  You may not have been aware if an employer was loyal or supportive of you or not, though sooner … Read more

What Stress Are Children Feeling during this Pandemic?

  COVID has been taking a big toll on the lives of all Americans and others for well over a year, but who is feeling the stress more: parents or children?  Clearly, both have felt the negative impact of this intensely overwhelming, unusual and devastating crisis.  Surveys were done in 2020, which were researched, examined, … Read more

EXERCISES TO EXPLORE DIVERSITIES

All Humans Have their Differences What is your organization doing to promote and enhance a healthier, supportive, and more unified work culture?  There seems to be more and more talk about the differences among us, instead of all the things we have in common.  Obviously, there will always be differences from one person to another.  … Read more

Counting The Blessings – Not Just over the Holidays

With all the rushing around we tend to do this time of year, it is so easy to forget and overlook those small gestures of caring from those who genuinely value our relationships, including co-workers.  This year we have all been especially under stress and allowed our minds to be cluttered with numerous concerns and … Read more