Day: March 26, 2020

BOOKMARKED: GET TO KNOW JEFFREY PFEFFER, ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR EXPERT AND PROFESSOR AT STANFORD’S GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business may be an organizational behavior expert today, but for some time, he envisioned himself becoming a corporate executive, such as a CEO. So what inspired him to study organizations instead of leading them? Pfeffer answers that question in his Q&A […]

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SEVEN TIPS FOR IMPROVING THE PEDIGREE OF YOUR SUCCESSION MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

In my last blog post, I talked about how technology-supported succession planning and career development initiatives can pump talented employees into the pipeline — but not unless employers clearly understand that it takes the right people with the right skills to fill critical roles connected to key business drivers. So how can business leaders and line managers […]

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HOW TO SLOW DOWN THE REVOLVING DOOR OF SALES CLERKS

Retail has long been notorious for a dizzying rate of employee turnover stemming from a relatively young workforce and historically low wages. But when even high-fliers like Google and Amazon are having trouble retaining employees, it\’s time to do something. Here are three steps retailers can take now to boost worker retention:  1. Establish Goal Setting […]

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Career Overview: Medical Administrative Assistant

What is a medical administrative assistant? A medical administrative assistant is a person who handles the clerical duties in a doctor\’s office. The list of tasks they perform each day are widespread and may change according to the type of doctor they work for. Medical administrative assistants do patient intake, […]

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The Best of Burlington Vermont

Burlington, Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable – and greenest – places to live and visit. The city’s vibrant arts and culture scene, endless outdoor recreation opportunities, and scenic beauty draw millions of visitors each year. Live music, art openings, and comedy shows can be enjoyed […]

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