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Common Characteristics That Separate a Coach from a Leader (Part 2) April 22, 2020 Although coaches and leaders have similar characteristics, they also have subtle differences. You want to instruct your team as well as inspire them. Learning to coach while leading helps your team and the company advance.… Read More »
Three Things to Look for in a Potential Mentor April 15, 2020 Having a mentor is an important part of your personal and professional development. They guide you along your career path and act as sounding boards for making decisions. A proper mentor is excited to share… Read More »
Common Characteristics That Separate a Leader from a Boss (Part 1) April 8, 2020 Although a leader can be a boss, not every boss is a leader. Although leaders and bosses have many similar characteristics, they are quite different. Whereas being a leader requires going above and beyond the… Read More »
How to Take an Educated Leap in Your Career… Without Becoming a Manager April 1, 2020 Although you want to advance in your career, you may not want to take on managerial responsibilities. Maybe you don’t want to take away time from the parts of your job that you enjoy most.… Read More »
Hiring an executive assistant Why Every Executive Should Hire an Assistant This Spring March 25, 2020 Like many executives, you may rely on email, voicemail, online calendars, and other technologies to operate with self-sufficiency. Your company also may be focused on cutting costs, reducing headcount, and streamlining organizational structures. As a… Read More »
how to ask for a raise Find That Pot o’ Gold! How to Ask for a Raise When You Believe You Deserve It March 18, 2020 Asking your manager for a raise can be daunting. Negotiating on your behalf, no matter how much you deserve it, is stressful. The key is to focus on the specific value you add to the… Read More »
building a championship team Four Things to Look for When Building a Championship-Level Team March 11, 2020 As a leader, you want to be part of a championship-level team. You want your team to be committed to reaching company goals and doing what it takes to get ahead in their careers. If… Read More »
Stop the Madness! Find a New Job with THESE Tips March 4, 2020 Finding a new job is challenging. When many candidates have backgrounds similar to yours, standing out among the competition is difficult. The key is to show why your unique accomplishments make you best suited for the role.… Read More »
Onboarding process enjoyable These Tips Will Help Make Your Onboarding Process More Enjoyable February 27, 2020 Giving your new hire the best possible onboarding experience increases the odds that they’ll stay for at least a year. Having an exceptional onboarding experience helps confirm that they made the right choice deciding to… Read More »
What to look for when joining a new team Three Things to Look for in a Team When Starting a New Job to Know If You’re in the Right Spot February 20, 2020 When starting a new job, it’s important you evaluate your team to determine whether you’re in the right place. If you accept a job offer without considering the key elements of the role, team, and company, you… Read More »
New hire not a good match Four Reasons You and That New Hire Aren’t a Good Match February 13, 2020 If a new hire and you aren’t a good match, odds are they won’t last long on your team. If their skills, experience, personality or attitude aren’t what they need to be successful in a… Read More »
Time for new job Right Job, Wrong Seat? How to Find a New Organization When Your Job Gets Stale February 6, 2020 If you’ve been at your job a while, odds are you’re not feeling as challenged as you used to. You may not have access to as many professional development opportunities as you’d like. You might… Read More »
Why You Should Consider Hiring an Individual Who Might Appear Underqualified on Paper January 29, 2020 Employees are a driving force behind any company’s success. For this reason, one of your highest priorities as a manager is finding the best candidate for a position. In contrast to popular belief, hiring the… Read More »
4 Reasons Why Administrative Professionals Are Superheroes January 22, 2020 No matter which company, business unit, or team you’re on, administrative professionals are your organization’s heroes. They’re the lifeline for everyone in your business, the glue that holds together everything. Even though administrative assistants don’t… Read More »
The Key to Taking Control of Your Work-Life Balance January 8, 2020 Creating a work-life balance is one key to happiness. The choices you consistently make determine how satisfied you are with your job and life. For this reason, if you aren’t feeling fulfilled in your work… Read More »
The Appropriate Way to Navigate Office Happy Hours The Appropriate Way to Navigate Office Happy Hours December 25, 2019 Deciding whether to join your team for office happy hours can be challenging. On the one hand, you may want to stay at the office for another hour and get more work done. On the other hand, you want to… Read More »
Online Courses to Help Me Become a Legal Assistant Are There Online Courses to Help Me Become a Legal Assistant in NH? December 18, 2019 If you want to become a legal assistant in New Hampshire, you’re in good company. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 1,140 legal assistants worked in New Hampshire in 2019. Typical employers are private law firms, corporate law offices, and governmental entities. Although New… Read More »
3 Things to Include in Your December HR Memo 3 Things to Include in Your December HR Memo (…Ahead of Your Holiday Party) December 11, 2019 When December comes around, it’s time to prepare for your company’s holiday party. Because some employees may not have attended a company party before, and other employees may need reminders of behavior expectations, you want to… Read More »
applying for a job you think you're unqualified for Why You Should Apply to That Job You THINK You’re Underqualified For December 4, 2019 When you’re searching for a job and come across a post for something you’d love to do, you might find that you don’t fill the qualifications the hiring manager is looking for. Rather than being disappointed and moving on… Read More »
Making a better work environment How to Set the Stage for a Better Work Environment November 27, 2019 Part of creating a desirable work environment involves setting the proper tone. Since their environment heavily influences teammates' motivation, you want to create as pleasing an atmosphere as possible. Your team will be more creative, productive,… Read More »