Daily Archives: January 24, 2008

Student Asking Mentor

Creating a Mentoring Culture

When Odysseus, King of Ithaca, went off to fight in the Trojan War, he requested his good friend Mentor to care for and educate...
Gift box on wooden table

No One Belongs in a Box

When I was growing up there were only two generations as far as I was concerned: the younger generation and the older generation. That’s...
Businessman calling taxi service from hotel room, staying near window

Stay or Go: What’s Taboo?

Jump, Don’t Jump … Jump. Years ago, having a spotty job history was a surefire way to get eliminated from consideration when...

What it Takes to be a Good Manager

Research conducted by the Kenexa Research Institute, a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, evaluated workers’ views of their immediate managers. The...
Businessman signing contract

Resigning 101

Leaving an organization via resignation is difficult even in the best of circumstances. It is a breakup that most professionals do not...
Gossiping coworkers

Gossip Tops Biggest Workplace Pet Peeves

Employees want colleagues to clean up their act in the workplace, including cutting down on idle chitchat, washing their own dirty dishes and being...
Business people applauding and celebrating business executives at business seminar

Strength-building Office Exercise

A Few Tips: Set an alarm to go off every hour to remind you to stand up and move around. Even if you just...
Managing the 5 Generations

Today’s Generations: We Found Nine!

Today’s Canadian workplace may feature as many as five different generations, each with unique attitudes about life, living, and work. How...