Monthly Archives: May 2017

Career secrets for 20 – something year old’s…

It seem's like this is the most exciting time to be alive... With our ability to access anything at anytime thanks to a touch and click from the digital world, to old age norms becoming well and truly a thing of the past (although we are not so sure if that's all good...), socially we are considerably more accepted, women are now climbing up the corporate ladder a little easier than before ( Now every little girl CAN dream big, thanks to people like Sheryl Sandberg ). At we are right, it is a great time to be alive. To be...

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WORK LIFE BALANCE LAINTRONET

1. Let go of perfectionism.

A lot of overachievers develop perfectionist tendencies at a young age when demands on their time are limited to school, hobbies and maybe an after-school job. It’s easier to maintain that perfectionist habit as a kid, but as you grow up, life gets more complicated. As you climb the ladder at work and as your family grows, your responsibilities mushroom. Perfectionism becomes out of reach, and if that habit is left unchecked, it can become destructive, says executive coach Marilyn Puder-York, PhD. The key to...
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Is internal employee training really worth the cost and time?

  employee training LAIntronet and New Leaf Technologies What does ''employee training'' mean to you as a Manager? Do you associate it as needing to train people who should already be all ''trained up'' and never needing any form of further training? Or does it mean, even though your staff are well experienced, with the need for consistent innovation, growth and new ways of doing business, on going employee training is well worth the effort, time and money? While that is up for debate (not that is actually should even be a debate)...
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6 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Coworkers

You may know the right things to say at work BUT what does your body language say? Did you even realize what you SAY and your BODY LANGUAGE are two entirely different messages - really loud messages everyone is able to read and respond to. Better yet, what does your coworkers body language say? Often subconsciously, our bodies reveal things about us, suggest emotions and hint at undertones that we’re unaware of. Sometimes body language is so strong it's easily read and picked up on by those around you, but other times what may be a nervous habit for someone can be...
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What makes the best candidate: Experience or Qualifications?

That'a tough question isn't it?

There are two sides to this coin: Heads: In the last few years, the increasingly competitive job market has called for highly skilled, tech-savvy candidates with stellar tertiary credentials to match. Since the rock ages, people have been chasing degrees, diplomas, MBA'S and all sorts of certifications, spending a small fortune, spending years with their head in books, all in the hopes of getting a little piece of paper that states '' you are technically qualified and you shouldn't have any problems finding a great job....
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