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March 7th, 2013

20 Powerful Action Verbs To Kick Your Resume Up A Notch

Is your resume getting ignored? Want to punch it up? Jessica Holbrook Hernandez offers some good advice for your choice of words—words you should avoid and words to include. She says, “Hiring managers want—need—words that jump off the page and captivate them.” Find a great list of strong...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
February 27th, 2013

Honoring God with New Flavors

Joe Slawek is CEO of Flavors of North America, on the “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” list every year since 2006. In this High Calling interview, Slawek offers insights on how to run a Business for the Glory of God. 

via TLNT.com
February 16th, 2013

Are You More Than Just Your Lofty Job Title?

Ron Thomas, award-winning HR exec at Buck Consultants, reminds us in this TLNT blog of why it's a bad idea to base our identity in our job title. Even the secular world recognizes that work is more than a job. The bible brings ultimate meaning to work and defines our identity. Use this...

February 16th, 2013

See People, Not Just Employees

Steve Gibson discusses the importance of showing people sawu bona, which is Zulu for, “I see you.” In todays fast paced world, we often neglect to show people genuine care either in the business world or in simple everyday life. Remember, every interaction we have with every person is ...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture
January 13th, 2013

Building Boats to the Glory of God

What do ski boats have to do with God’s glory? According to Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin, everything. Since its inception in 1925, Correct Craft has operated based upon Christian principles first established by founder W.C. Meloon. “Building boats to the glory of God” is the...

via Inc.
December 16th, 2012

4 Powerful Words Employees Need to Hear

Want to create an atmosphere of trust and respect in your organization? In an Inc. article, Jeff Haden tells us four simple words can have a profound impact on your staff.  He says, "Can you help me?"--with no qualifier-- is one of the best ways to show employees that you respect, trust and...

via Bill Peel
December 7th, 2012

Is Your Workplace a No-Gratitude Zone?

Everyone likes to be appreciated.  And not surprisingly, saying thank-you is good business.  According to research, showing gratitude can increase profit, productivity and employee loyalty. But as Sue Shellenbarger recently wrote in her Wall Street Journal column, we shouldn’t expect a big...

via Inc.
August 27th, 2012

One Thing Employees Need (But Rarely Get)

Pay, benefits, training, opportunities: All important. But this is more important. "If you want to be considered a great employer--and you certainly should--providing your employees with higher pay, better benefits, extensive training, and greater opportunities are definite factors. The...

August 24th, 2012

More Firms Bow to Generation Y's Demands

To Retain Young Workers, Companies Offer Special Incentives; Some Older Employees Cry Foul To Retain Young Workers, Companies Offer Special Incentives; Some Older Employees Cry FoulIn a Wall Street Journal article, Leslie Kwoh describes how companies are adapting to the demands of...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture
June 27th, 2012

Feeling Blah About Work? Don't Blame Your Boss--Get Engaged

Timothy Clark provides good analysis and remedies for workplace blahs. Sure environment can create a difficult work environment, but Clark like the Bible lands the solution on the unengaged worker, not the boss or environment. He offers us good advice when we can’t find where we file our...