Becoming the best you can be in the workplace should always top your list of professional goals. The list of potential benefits is long, including promotions, salary increases and insulating yourself (as much as you can) when the inevitable layoff occurs.
Each of us has our own idea of what characteristics make up a top employee. There are a few traits, however, that are shared by peak performers in any industry at any career level.
Strive to hit the next level. Here are 10 traits of amazing employees:
Despite being a generation with a record number of college degrees, the economy during Gen Y’s early career years has been more than challenging.
Still, many Millennials aren’t sitting around waiting for something good to happen. They’re already making a big impact on the world around them. Perhaps they’ll become known as the “Give Before You Take” generation?
Seems like everyone is glued to their smartphone these days, everywhere we go. Apps, texting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, posting, tweeting… And increasingly, we’re using our phones for yet another life task: the mobile job search.
A hot trend to watch is the rise in job seekers searching and submitting applications while “on the go”. This is according to Jobvite’s 2014 Job Seeker Nation Report. There are some other very interesting take-aways as well…
You are excited to enter the working world for the first time. It’s exciting, yes… and it’s also definitely going to be intimidating.
You may think you know what to expect. However, as in any new situation, there will be several aspects of your new life chapter that will catch you by surprise…
Our military veterans sacrifice more than most of us realize to keep our country and our collective interests safe and productive. In many cases, their families stand alongside them as they serve.
When these men and women are finished serving their country, they face more challenges as they transition into the civilian workforce, including finding a job…