10 Countries That Actually Want Their Citizens to Have Better Lives

You mean people everywhere don't work 15 hours a day and never take vacation? BY MICHAEL SEBASTIAN MAY 26, 2016 When you're not at work (which...when are you not at work?) you're glued to your phone, bouncing between work email, Instagram, work email, texts, work email, Snapchat, work email, and so on, in a loop that ends … Continue reading 10 Countries That Actually Want Their Citizens to Have Better Lives

Maturity before Personality

  If you promote an immature employee into a management role too quickly just to fill a need, then you'll most likely find yourself babysitting the immaturity. Orphans don't manage other others too well. Save yourself a whole lot of grief and promote maturity before personality.

King of the Mountain…by Amy Meyer

King of the Mountain may have been a fun game you played as a kid, but that very mentality will never serve you well in the business area. The followers you so desperately want will opt for a true leader one that's helping hand in hand. You'll make it to the top alright but only to hear … Continue reading King of the Mountain…by Amy Meyer

Hire me! But wait, I have to pull my pants up first…by John Meyer

We still live in a society where sagging pants, wadded up resumes, headphones on, and punk attitudes turn the stomach of most HR Departments when someone walks through that door with one or all of these things happening. Even if you had no one showing you a good example of what it means to dress … Continue reading Hire me! But wait, I have to pull my pants up first…by John Meyer

The Real Reason You’re Not Allowed To Work From Home

Liz Ryan, Forbes Contributor Liz RyanForbes CONTRIBUTOR I write about bringing life to work and bringing work to life. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.   When I became an HR person in 1984, every HR conference I attended included at least one session on Managing the Flexible Workforce. Back in 1984, everyone who … Continue reading The Real Reason You’re Not Allowed To Work From Home

Leadership: The Choice of Trust or Control…

Leaders who cannot trust themselves enough to hire people they can trust will always revert to power and control mechanisms, including forcing people to drive a car or take a train to work every day so that their supervisors can keep an eye on them. Liz Ryan, Forbes Contributor