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Managing the different personalities that are an inevitable component of a diverse work environment can be frustrating. Everybody has individual needs and a preferred approach to a task. Maximizing productivity requires skill and patience. Creative require room for innovation, team collaboration, and allowance for failure in their experimental endeavors. Other personality types prefer to follow… Read more »

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From an employer’s perspective, seasonal workers fill a need for additional labor during busy times. If you manage to impress your employer, you may be able to parlay seasonal employment into a full-time position. According to AOL Jobs, Macy’s typically hires over 70,000 workers over a holiday season and will hire full-time employees from that… Read more »

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For some, corporate team building events are worse than a visit to the dentist. For others, they represent an opportunity to escape from the office and enjoy the outdoors. How effective these events are in improving organizational effectiveness is addressed in an article by Lindsay Olson, a recruiter who writes for US News. She notes… Read more »

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Job interviews are designed to reveal your personality and the way that you react to certain situations. One of the ways that an interviewer can do that is to ask you an unexpected question that you are unprepared for. The ideal response depends on the specific job. Some positions require quick, accurate, and wise decisions,… Read more »