A new bill being considered in New York City would fine companies who forced employees to check their email, texts, etc. outside of normal work hours. I’m not a fan of government overlords, but I do think it raises some interesting points.
When thinking about your company’s hiring practices, it’s crucial to consider the experience your candidates are having — from start to finish. There will come a time when they share their experiences with the people in their networks, and you want them to have good things to say.
Starting a new position is a big transition. If you are considering a job change, or about to start a new opportunity, what can you do to make sure you make a positive impression on your new employer? Here are a few things to consider.
The office holiday party! No one wants to damage their careers and their reputations with the fall-out from office party don’ts. So here are a few tips to avoid embarrassing yourself, your coworkers and your company at your next holiday gathering.
In the global economy, one of the most valuable traits an employee can possess is the ability to speak a second or multiple languages. Knowing an additional language like Spanish, French or Mandarin, for example, illustrates to an employer the value you bring as an employee and a person. Here are five reasons why speaking a foreign language can help you in your career.
When I was a kid, I was a ‘rink rat.’ If you play hockey, then you know what I mean. I found every excuse I could to spend time near the ice – playing, watching, helping, refereeing… Then, when I was about 16, I was offered a dream job: helping to run the local rink in my town. I was getting paid to do the thing I loved.