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So it’s time to start looking for your next career opportunity. Maybe it’s an internal promotion or maybe you’re switching careers entirely. Before you take the plunge and start applying for jobs it’s important to understand one simple question: what is my value? This is harder to answer than anyone is going to admit. Taking the time to identify your value means an introspective look at what you bring to your current organization, plus what you honestly believe your future potential is. The key word here is honest. Continue reading Identifying Our Value...


Challenges to a Positive Workforce Culture & How to Solve Them

In Human Resources, we strive to find the best way to improve our workplace culture. Our work culture affects our productivity as employees, how the work gets done, and how well we engage our staff. It’s easy to say that a positive workforce will create great outcomes and a poor culture will produce negative outcomes, however, as HR professionals we are not allowed to settle and are tasked to right the ship in a quick and timely manner. Change can happen quickly when there are effective leaders and plans, but there are barriers to creating a positive work culture that can make the journey difficult. Continue reading Challenges to a Positive Workforce Culture and How to Solve Them...
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Do you have any go-to brands? Maybe it’s a technology, clothing, car, or shoe company that draws you in for repeated business. Your experience with the item transcends the physical product and embodies a feeling or sentiment promised by the brand. We go back to the same brands because we are pulled in by the vision of an enhanced future. 

Now think about the reasons your colleagues call on you. You might be the go-to person when someone needs to solve an interpersonal problem, keep a project on track towards aggressive timelines, be inspired with ideas, or get connected with resources. Your personal brand involves both your areas of expertise and the impact you leave on people and situations. Continue reading Brand New You...

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