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As we stand at the crossroads of a rapidly evolving professional landscape, it’s crucial to understand the key trends shaping the future of work. From advancements in hiring practices to the integration of AI and automation for productivity enhancement, the workplace of 2024 and beyond will be unlike anything we’ve seen before.
Salary discussions are multifaceted and nuanced. More often than not, sharing numbers with co-workers only sparks emotion—and that’s the wrong way to approach any financial conversation. There are better and more productive ways of identifying pay disparity and the reasons (justified or not) for it.
When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, most of us are focused on the productivity side of things, considering how we might use AI to get more done in less time. And certainly, that’s a big benefit. But there are many other uses that have the potential to positively impact our interpersonal dynamics—and those ideas are equally exciting.
Avoidance is often discouraged when we discuss conflict management strategies. But it’s a worthwhile option in some cases! Sometimes the risk of confrontation outweighs the benefits. If you’re wondering whether to address something or just let it go, here are 7 questions to help you make a smart decision.
Succession Planning & Legacy Building: How to Prepare Yourself, Your Leaders & Your Organization for What’s Next
You play a critical role in the success of your team and organization. However, one day in the near or distant future, you will move on. You’ll retire or get promoted or find a new job. Be proactive and put a plan together now to set your team and organization up for success—and to ensure you leave behind a professional legacy you can be proud of.
Standout Skills refers to a particular kind of professional skillset with 4 distinct qualities. These are skills that excite leaders, make hiring managers pay attention, and often merit higher wages. Explore this concept and see if you possess standout skills!
We ALL want to have an impact on our surroundings; we want our work to be meaningful and our voice to be heard. We want to make purposeful contributions. Learning to leverage our influence is a key way in which we do all of these things and more.
Your career is one of the most important projects in your life, yet many people don’t think of it that way. However, when you apply a project management mindset and project management strategies to your career, you’ll achieve much more!
If you’re an office professional (and not necessarily a “tech” professional) A.I. can sound like some kind of mysterious monster that’s coming for your job. It can be tempting to bury your head in the sand and ignore it, but it’s a reality we all have to face. In this video/article, you’ll learn some realistic steps you can take to start slowly easing your way into this new world of Artificial Intelligence.
Procrastination can create disastrous career consequences. Instead of feeling guilty and criticizing yourself, it’s helpful to evaluate what’s causing your behavior. You can then put better systems into place to avoid these things in the future. Anyone can beat procrastination with the right tools!
Some decisions can only be made by leaders. But they’re often slow to make them and sometimes, they don’t make a decision at all! This makes it hard (and sometimes impossible!) to do your job. Here are some strategies to consider when your leaders just won’t make a decision.
Discover the personal and professional benefits of mentorship and how to leverage it in your own career (both as a mentor and mentee), whether or not your organization provides a formal program.