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Interview Tips for Internal Promotions

Submitted by myersdavis on Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:34 pm

Hiring and promoting from within is always more efficient than hiring someone from the outside.  Internal employees know the ins and outs of the business and understand the different personality types they will be working with.  Each time a new person is hired, you are spending time training them on internal policy and procedures, which also takes another employee away from their work.  This is why internal promotions or transfers can be a great way to fill a position within a business.

Tips to Recognize you are Overworking your Employees

Submitted by myersdavis on Thu, 10/03/2019 - 03:05 am

Sometimes bosses expect quite a bit from their employees and they do not realize when their employees are working too much.  When you walk through the office, what type of environment do you sense?  Were people more or less friendly when you were in the room?  Paying attention to these warning signs can help you and your organization succeed.

Tips to Limit Busyness

Submitted by myersdavis on Thu, 09/19/2019 - 02:56 am

Life is so busy and most of us would like to reduce the busyness that has come into our lives.  With more free time, you can spend time with friends and family, do yoga, read a book, and just relax.  Enjoying life should be the main goal, and not listening to the nagging voice in the back of your mind telling you that you have more important work tasks to complete.

Starting a New Job

Submitted by myersdavis on Thu, 07/18/2019 - 03:50 am

Starting a new job can be extremely challenging and may cause a little stress at first.  Remember, take it slowly and learn the ropes to ensure you understand all sides of the business.  This new opportunity is a chance to make a wonderful impression in the business community and show that you are there to make a difference and to get ahead.

Work Life Balance

Submitted by myersdavis on Thu, 07/04/2019 - 03:46 am

The juggling game between work and life can be extremely hard to keep in balance.  We may allow ourselves to be sucked into working by allowing ourselves to be available remotely.  Being on call is a way to interrupt your home life.  However, with the competitive job market and layoffs, it may seem as if you only have the option to work at a maximum level and no time for yourself.  Remember that no job is worth all of your life.

Motivation in Business

Submitted by myersdavis on Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:29 am

Motivation is defined as a reason for acting in a particular way.  Having motivation in your business is an excellent way to achieve success.  Having a workplace that people respect and feel respected at will instill a sense of pride and motivation to work hard.  Here are some tips to help with motivation in the workplace.

Relationships in Business

Submitted by myersdavis on Thu, 12/27/2018 - 12:18 am

Building relationships takes plenty of dedication and hard work.  In the business world, they are a necessity.  Business networks are everything and if you can stay connected to a select group of people, you can count on them for insight and direction.  Business relationships require a bit of give and take.  They must be nourished and maintained to grow and continue to be prosperous.  Below are some tips to consider when building businesses and relationships.

Ethics

Submitted by myersdavis on Sun, 11/04/2018 - 01:02 pm

What is ethics?  Often times it depends on who you are and where you come from.  It is often thought of as a set of rules regarding what is wrong and what is right.  Everyone has a different line that they may be willing to cross given a certain situation or circumstance.  Ethics are not actual laws, because they are not black and white.  Most societal standards are ethical in nature, but society can become corrupt and unethical and still follow the law (i.e. slavery, Nazi Germany).