In The News This Week…June 4

Team-Building Tips: 8 Ways to Make Sure Every Employee Feels Included

by John Rampton

“Managing and motivating your employees is no easy task, especially when 43 percent of employees work outside the office. But if you want your business to thrive, it’s a necessity. One of the best ways to achieve this is by making your employees, including your contractors and freelancers, feel like part of a team. Start with these eight tips to create a more inclusive atmosphere.”

 

While They Interview You for the Job, You Need to be Interviewing Them as a Potential Employer

by Marc Cenedella

“What are the specific needs for the role, and is there a particular style which they are looking to have the work done? Do you match up with the title, pay, skills, role, span of control, prior experience, capabilities, communication style and work cadence that your boss needs or expects for the role? Ensuring, to the greatest extent possible, that there is a match between your qualities and their desires is half of the battle.”

 

The Critical Role Of Leadership Development During Organizational Change

by Brent Gleeson

“Leading organizational change always starts with a bit of mindset transformation because we usually have to pull time, budget and resources from one important area to invest in another. Leading change is hard. You can’t afford not to invest in leadership improvement. Doing so dramatically improves the chances of transformation success!”

 

These Are the 5 Qualities Every Good Leader Shares

by Alexa von Tobel

“People are attracted to people who are positive and energizing. My personal daily mantra is get up, dress up, show up. That means get up early, dress the part, and, most importantly, show up with a great attitude. At the end of the day, a leader is defined by the people who are signing up to follow, and if you don’t have positive energy and vision, you’re probably going to attract fewer followers. You get more flies with honey, right?”

 

According to Hiring Managers, When Asked, “What Makes You Unique?”, Don’t Say This

by J.T. O’Donnell

“When an employer asks about your uniqueness, they’re really saying, “Explain to me how you will immediately make things better?” Thus, you need to showcase how you can save and or make them enough money to justify the cost of hiring you. Better still, show them how you will ease troubles and get rid of headaches.”