Want to Know a Secret?
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Want to Know a Secret?

Want to Know a Secret?

Posts from Dave Sjolin and John Assaraf on NeuroGym Achievers Facebook Group Page Dave Sjolin: In reading many posts, I’ve come to realize that many of you are looking for that spark of motivation that will get you going (again). Unfortunately, motivation is not the spark that will get you moving. Motivation is a result. … Read More

21 Freakishly Effective Ways to Motivate Employees (Updated for 2019)
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21 Freakishly Effective Ways to Motivate Employees (Updated for 2019)

21 Freakishly Effective Ways to Motivate Employees (Updated for 2019)

by Jeff Murphy You finally have your dream team in place. You’ve hired selectively, waiting for just the right fit for each role. These are people with stellar backgrounds and proven track records of success. On paper, these individuals are poised to contribute to your culture and help take your department – and your business … Read More

10 Tips For Not Screwing Up Your Video Interview
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10 Tips For Not Screwing Up Your Video Interview

10 Tips For Not Screwing Up Your Video Interview

by John Sumser There are two basic types of video interview. Live interviews, where you talk to the interviewer from your video device, were the first wave. While they are still used, their use is declining. Taped interviews, where you respond to prompts, either written or in an application, are becoming the norm. They allow … Read More

How To Conduct A Successful Video Interview
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How To Conduct A Successful Video Interview

How To Conduct A Successful Video Interview

by Matt Krumrie Rayanne Thorn’s first recruiting job was as an executive recruiter for a health care company, where she was responsible for filling senior level positions. “We flew candidates in to LAX or Orange County Airport from all over the county for face-to-face interviews,” says Thorn, now Vice President of Product Marketing and Strategy … Read More

7 Reasons to Choose Job Satisfaction Over Money
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7 Reasons to Choose Job Satisfaction Over Money

7 Reasons to Choose Job Satisfaction Over Money

by Emmett Pierce Pay is often a key factor when deciding whether to accept a new job or pursue a promotion, but it can be a mistake to value earnings over job satisfaction. While money is important, remember that you’ll spend a big percentage of your waking hours working. If you don’t enjoy what you … Read More

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Why Workplace Ghosting Is on the Rise
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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Why Workplace Ghosting Is on the Rise

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Why Workplace Ghosting Is on the Rise

by Peter Cappelli and Jay Finkelman What was once a funny work of fiction is becoming an increasingly common reality as more employers report being “ghosted” by job applicants and employees who simply disappear without a trace. In fact, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago cited an uptick in ghosting in its December economic activity … Read More

Want to Increase Your Worth By 50 Percent? Warren Buffett Says Honing This 1 Skill Is the Easiest Way to Do It
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Want to Increase Your Worth By 50 Percent? Warren Buffett Says Honing This 1 Skill Is the Easiest Way to Do It

Want to Increase Your Worth By 50 Percent? Warren Buffett Says Honing This 1 Skill Is the Easiest Way to Do It

by Scott Mautz Warren Buffett is like that old EF Hutton commercial (and I’m dating myself here)–when he talks, people listen. And they listen because he talks and writes quite well. Which brings us to his latest gem of advice. Recently, he was with a young entrepreneur who asked him to share one piece of … Read More

How to Decide Whether to Fire Someone
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How to Decide Whether to Fire Someone

How to Decide Whether to Fire Someone

by Rebecca Knight Deciding whether or not to terminate an employee is hard. “It’s an emotionally difficult task,” says Jay Conger, a professor at Claremont McKenna College and coauthor of The High Potential’s Advantage: Get Noticed, Impress Your Bosses, and Become a Top Leader. The decision is especially tricky if the employee in question hasn’t violated … Read More

How to Rock the First 90 Days of a Job
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How to Rock the First 90 Days of a Job

How to Rock the First 90 Days of a Job

by Guy Kawasaki There are two components to getting off to a great start on a new job: what to avoid and what to accomplish. This post explains both components. First, there are four ways to blow it. They form the acronym LAST (Lazy, Arrogant, Stupid, Tacky). Second, let me provide 10 tips to climb … Read More

Start Onboarding the Day the Offer is Accepted
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Start Onboarding the Day the Offer is Accepted

Start Onboarding the Day the Offer is Accepted

by Ilie Ghiciuc The state of onboarding is that it often does not work. 30% of new hires quit within the first 6 months. Around 16% of them stated that they had left the job between the first week and the third month. A Bersin study found that 22% of turnover occurs with the first … Read More