Emma Kovacs

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What Does 'Employee Engagement' Mean?

I became an HR person in 1984. Back then people used to talk about ‘employee morale.’ Later, they came up with a new term: Employee Engagement. It means the employee’s connection to your mission. From the first time I heard that term, I was skeptical.<p>I worked with a lot of techies – engineers and …

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How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated

Even if you love your job, it’s common to feel burnt out from time to time. Perhaps you just wrapped up a big project and are having trouble mustering motivation for the next one. It could be that your home life is taking up more of your energy than usual. Or maybe you’re just bored. What’s the …

The Basics of Social Media Marketing Success

Talking to clients I sometimes get the impression they only want the big numbers which in their eyes represent the huge success of social media …

How to Manage Time and Stay Organized

If you work, you are amongst the millions of people who could probably use some time management skills. I am the first to admit I sorely need some …

Hey, entrepreneurs: Get a job

Most young entrepreneurs today want to bypass the whole employment thing and go straight to being the boss. Like their heroes — Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Sergey Brin, et al — they imagine they can change the world without any on-the-job training.<p>The reality, of course, is that 99.99 percent of …

23 Stress Hacks That Will Actually Change Your Life

Easy, breezy, life-changing.

17 ways to lose weight when you have no time

If packing your lunch, cooking dinner every night, and getting to the gym regularly sound like things you’ll be able to do half past never, you may think that real weight loss just isn’t in the cards for you right now. It’s true: healthy weight loss can be a time commitment, especially if you’re …

XLR8 is a Grassroots Solution to Connect Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship can be a lonely place, and figuring out which mentors are best suited to give you advice is a long process. The team at <b>XLR8</b> seeks to …

Using Evernote for Academic Work

It's been a while since I've written about workflow, but since I'm in a transition point between graduate student and assistant professor and …