Technology Buzzwords: Hype or The Real Deal?

September 23, 2015

Tired of hearing all the business clichés and buzzwords? So are we! To address this matter, I sat down with Jeff Kristick, president of Meridian, and Kris Dunn, CHRO of Kinetix and founder of Fistful of Talent, to figure out which technology and innovations actually matter to businesses, and which ones are just hype.  …

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#ICYMI: How to stay cool, calm and collected at work

September 18, 2015

Fall is in the air! With cooler weather (at last) and days that seem to be getting shorter, it seems that everyone is busier than a bee!  In case you were busy getting back to the grind, here’s a collection of tips and tricks we pulled together this week focused on how to become more…

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#ICYMI: Why Bigger Isn’t Better and Characteristics of Productive Teams

September 11, 2015

It is officially September and that means the return of sweatshirt weather, the Pumpkin Spice everything craze and… FOOTBALL!!! So in case you missed it (ICYMI), while you were busy agonizing over your week one fantasy lineup, here are some of our favorite posts from around the web this week.   Are bigger companies losing…

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Life Hacks: 5 Public Speaking Tips

September 9, 2015

Mark Twain once said, “There are two kinds of speakers: those that are nervous and those that are liars.”   We can all identify with the sleepless nights, sweaty palms and increased heart rate associated with public speaking. It takes a lot of courage and confidence to stand up in front of a group of…

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ICYMI: For a Happier, Healthier Workforce, Say Thank You and Don’t Work Late

August 28, 2015

If you’ve been on vacation, or busy with back to school chores, don’t you worry. We’ve been trolling the internet looking for the top articles covering workplace culture and career advice. In case you missed it (ICYMI) here are the top articles we couldn’t stop talking about this week!   Working overtime could be killing…

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How to Build Great Managers of People

August 26, 2015

How do you build great managers of people, you ask? That’s the million dollar question.   To shed some light on the subject, we sat down with Kris Dunn, CHRO of Kinetix and founder of Fistful of Talent, and Dawn Burke, VP of People for Daxko and Fistful of Talent contributor, who have some pretty…

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ICYMI: Tips on Surviving Morning Commutes and Managing Office “Housework”

August 21, 2015

Summer is winding down but the traffic on the way to work definitely is not. Fortunately for you, this week’s in case you missed it (ICYMI) includes tips for making your morning commute a little more enjoyable! Also featured are ways to split up “office housework,” and the keys to maintaining a happily productive team.…

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The Disturbing State of the Federal Workforce

August 19, 2015

Millennials are moving in, boomers are moving out. This isn’t breaking news; we’ve been anticipating this transition for decades. Yet, with the mass exodus of boomers upon us, little has been done to establish career development paths and strategic succession plans for the remaining federal workers.   A recent study conducted by Vanderbilt University found that 42%…

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Don’t Cram Yourself into SaaS

August 13, 2015

My wife likes shoes. I take that back. My wife LOVES shoes. High heels, the more stylish and trendy, the better. As a toddler my daughter came up her own term of “handle shoes” for my wife’s collection. Because my daughter could grab the heel of the shoe like a handle. I now have a 9 year old asking to wear heels. …

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Office Obituary: Death of the 40-Hour Workweek

August 11, 2015

I hate to break it to anyone still holding out hope, but the 40 hour workweek is indeed dead. Deader than the chrysanthemums on my deck that I forgot to water, deader than the zombies on The Walking Dead, deader than the neighborhood squirrel that ran out in front of my car last week (totally kidding…

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