Tag: Work happiness

Hope is Not a (Job Hunting) Strategy

The old ‘post-and-pray’ model (where Talent Acquisition publishes a job on the company ‘Careers’ page and HOPES that the right candidate applies) doesn’t work well. We still post, of course, but we’re also reaching out to candidates and actively recruiting them. ‘Apply-and-pray’, the job seeker’s equivalent to ‘post-and-pray’, doesn’t...

For the happy-hour averse

start right where you are :: INTERNAL NETWORKING   A few weeks ago, while prepping for a Genesys Works training session, I was pondering the program: these interns have a stunning opportunity to start building their professional networks while they’re still in high school. They learn new skills, showcase...

Is Your Job ‘The One’?

(4 ways to find peace if it isn’t) In every crowd, there’s at least one person who figured out what they wanted to be in middle school and never looked back. But what if you didn’t (or don’t) have a strong vision for your career? Maybe you fell into...

Kryptonite Thinking

Maybe you just need to change your mind There are times when life flows: appointments synch up, green lights beckon, bank accounts balance perfectly, and interactions with people of all kinds are a delight. And then BAM! the rose-colored glasses fall away. What was flowing smoothly becomes an oozy quagmire....