Plan Ahead: Take This Career Quiz

Where do see YOUR future career path over the next several years? Plan Ahead: Take This Career Quiz .   Plan Ahead: Take This Career Quiz To assist in planning your career future, HubSpot devised a short, simple quiz. And based it on these factors: “To help you plan confidently for your next five years, […]

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Where Do See YOUR Future Career Path

So, how often do you think about this? Where do see YOUR future career path over the next several years? For many of us, we think about it often. While for others, we think about it sometimes. Yet, almost no one answers that they never think about it. With this in mind, today’s post presents […]

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Walmart Finally Gets It: Employees Matter

For years, Walmart has had tough labor practices and been heavily criticized for them. For example, it has been sued by many women for unequal pay and promotion opportunities, fought hard against employees unionizing, paid low wages, etc. But, now Walmart is loosening up; and it realizes that happier employees can mean happier customers due […]

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Part Two. Being Happier at Work: An Infographic

As we posted yesterday (“Part One. Being Happier in Life: An Infographic”), one of our key life goals should be happiness, a state of well-being and contentment. This applies to our work lives — not just our personal lives. So again, a good starting point is to ask ourselves how happy are we in our […]

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Study Compares U.S. Workers with Those in Other Countries

How do American workers compare with those in other countries? Recently, Qualtrics (“Ask questions. Get answers. Fast.Easiest to use online survey platform, with over 250 templates to choose from.”) conducted a survey on workers in 14 countries in terms of their productivity, motivation, work/life balance, punctuality, attire, and more. Here are some highlights from the […]

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Is There a Link Between Job Satisfaction & Salary ?

As we reported very recently, Glassdoor provides a lot of useful information about the job market, employee compensation, and employee satisfaction. Consider the observations for Glassdoor by Mario Nuñez in “Does Money Buy Happiness? Link Between Salary and Employee Satisfaction”: “To isolate the relationship between money and happiness, we ran a linear regression with company […]

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If Marketing Is Your Career, Would You Rather Be an Artist or a Scientist?

While we plan out our careers, we certainly need to determine what activities interest us (as part of our self-assessment). As Matt Wesson observes for Pardot (B2B marketing automation provider and a part of salesforce.com): “Technology has given marketers the ability to track, quantify, and optimize marketing processes at a level that was unheard of only a […]

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Career Happiness: A British Perspective

How would YOU answer these questions raised by City & Guilds?  “What makes young people happy in the workplace? How do they see themselves progressing in their roles in the future? And who or what inspired them about their careers? Our infographic has the answers.”    

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