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12 Things Successful People NEVER Reveal About Themselves At Work

You can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career.<p>Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Do The Least Qualified People Get Promoted Into Management?

Dear Liz,<p>I work in an educational publishing company and like a lot of other people, I am frustrated at the slow pace of change in companies like mine.<p>Your leadership ideas would hit my managers like news from outer space. They don’t tell us “Great job!” and congratulate employees on a job well …

Leadership

LinkedIn Releases Its First Annual Veteran Insights Report: An Inside Look at U.S. Veterans in the Workplace | Official LinkedIn Blog

LinkedIn’s Veterans Program is proud to announce the launch of its First Annual Veteran Insights Report.<p>In 2012, I was honorably discharged from the …

Why Are Some Employees More Engaged Than Others?

When we talk about employees being “engaged,” what we really mean is that workers at an organization are motivated, enthusiastic about their companies and excited about their futures with them. Being truly engaged at work means being professionally happy.<p>But some employees are more so than others, …

Employee Engagement

Here's What Happens When You Improve Your Onboarding Process

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Within six months of starting a new job, employees tend to make up their minds on whether or not they want to stay with the organization. So, what causes employees to leave?<p>A 2015 report from LinkedIn on job-switching may have some …

Employee Engagement

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job

What happened?<p>Maybe it's not a question of <i>what</i> you did, but of <i>when</i> you did it.<p>As in, you drank coffee before you needed it and ended up crashing later, or you spent the whole morning answering emails so you had no energy left to work on the really important stuff in the afternoon.<p>To help make sure …

Time Management

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

Introverts: You Can Fake Being Outgoing at Work. Here’s How

Introverts: Remain calm. You are fantastic — smart, observant, focused, responsible, flexible — all-around, a joy to work with. This title does not mean we think you should change your personality, because you shouldn’t. We need you, and to be honest, an all-extrovert world sounds utterly …

Self-help

The Impact of Technology on HR and What's Ahead

Rapid changes in technology have affected businesses in more ways than we can count, from globalization and organizational adjustments to a workforce clamoring for remote and mobile job opportunities -- and human resources has had to adapt swiftly. If HR wants to continue to play a critical role in …

Employee Engagement

Is Technology Really Helping Us Get More Done?

Twenty years ago, new office technologies like email and teleconferencing contributed to a dramatic boost in productivity. Information flows accelerated. Collaboration with coworkers became easier and easier. Productivity grew significantly faster during the 1990s and early 2000s than in previous …

Emerging Technology

This presentation tells you everything you need to launch a career in asset management

But tougher regulations, lower pay, and a work culture of long hours are making that a less attractive prospect.<p>If a career in a bank doesn't sound attractive but you still want to manage other people's money, then asset management could be for you.<p>The firms are smaller, leaner and can have a more …

Venture Capital

You Can’t Engage Employees by Copying How Other Companies Do It

Employee trust in management and commitment to the company have been in decline for decades. Yet we know that trust and commitment are essential for high individual and corporate performance. Only a minority of companies have managed to buck this decline and have built companies worthy of the human …

Employee Engagement

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, …

Innovation

Social Collaboration: How HR Can Bring $19.2 Million In Revenue Opportunity

11-November-2015 | Future Of Work<p>With each click, share, like, and tweet, the world’s data pool expands faster than we can ever comprehend. In fact, …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

Anger Management

13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …

Google Analytics

9 Reasons Your Employees Secretly Hate You | Inc.com

Leaders with high EQ perform better. That's been verified by research out of Yale that found being more emotionally attuned helps leaders make better decisions. Another study showed that higher EQ was also equated with higher earnings.<p>Look at these findings are you'd think that most people rising …

Middle School

Here's What Your Boss Should Do to Motivate You

Piling praise on an employee doing difficult, complex work actually robs them of their internal motivation, finds a new study published in the <i>Journal</i> …

Employee Engagement

The Easiest Way To Get A Better, Smarter Brain

Extraordinary abilities -- from memory to supercharged creativity -- may be within reach for all of us, says neuroscientist Berit Brogaard, PhD, coauthor of the new book <i>The Superhuman Mind</i>. We asked her to tell us more.<p><b>Q: You say ordinary people possess talents they haven't even tapped into. Can</b> …

The Brain

How to Determine If Your Employee Turnover is Recruiting’s or HR’s Fault (And How to Fix It) | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Retaining your employees is critical for any business. First off, replacing an employee is expensive – estimated to cost at least 20 percent of the …

Every #HR Pro Should Own a Marketing Textbook

There. I said it. The parallels between marketing and human resources are endless.<p>As HR pros, we could really gain some creative inspiration from the …

Employee Engagement

5 HR Roles That Solve Business Problems And Impact Revenue

There’s no good reason why HR departments should look like they did 20 years ago, but most of them still follow the same thinking. Technology has changed the world — and businesses — profoundly over the last two decades, and it continues to do so.<p>I’ve seen HR organizations, structures and services …

Employee Engagement

Homemade Back Workout

+ TIMER<p>00:00<p>:<p>START<p>30 sec<p>60 sec<p>2 min<p>Reset<p>Pause<p>Restart<p>+ SETS<p>1<br>• 2<br>• 3<br>• 4<br>• 5<br>• 6<br>• 7<p>Your back muscles are important not just because you need something sturdy to rest …