Employee Engagement: Why It Pays to Mix Business with Pleasure
According to a June 2012 study by The Conference Board, only 47% of Americans are happy at their jobs. In fact, to find the last time that a majority of Americans were satisfied at work, you’d have to go all the way back to 2005, when 52% of US employees reported being happy in the workplace. […]
Performance Reviews: Helpless Habit or Talent-Management Tool?
According to a recent article on Forbes.com, companies conduct performance appraisals for at least 93% of their salaried employees, most often on an annual basis. Yet only 85% of the companies surveyed feel that their current review process is even moderately effective. It’s time to review the review – and go beyond on the standard […]
The Top 8 Reasons Why Contract IT Jobs Are a Great Choice
If you’re between IT jobs, there are plenty of ways to spend your time. Obviously, you should prepare a solid resume, and be diligent in your job search efforts. But what happens when the resume is written, the networks are established, the interviews are happening – but you’re still not getting a job? According to […]