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Jagler: Retailer’s family-friendly policies make good business sense

Jagler: Retailer’s family-friendly policies make good business sense

If you’re in the market for a new sofa, recliner or bed, don’t bother going to Biltrite Furniture in Greenfield on this Christmas Day — or almost any other Sunday in 2017, for that matter. The owners of Biltrite decided this fall to…

Jobs That Won’t Exist In 20 Years

Jobs That Won’t Exist In 20 Years

The world is changing quickly, in ways we’ve never seen before, and more dramatically than other periods of great change.  Don’t get left behind. Jobs Are Disappearing It’s not because the economy is bad, it’s because the world is entering a major…

Do This Now To Get A Promotion, Raise, New Job In 2017

Do This Now To Get A Promotion, Raise, New Job In 2017

Whether things are busy or slow at work, carve out time to complete your accomplishments sheet. An accomplishments sheet is a document that highlights your successes. Others may not remember all the great things you did. This is your opportunity…

10 Workplace Trends You’ll See In 2017

10 Workplace Trends You’ll See In 2017

Every year I give my top 10 workplace trend predictions for the upcoming year. You can read my predictions from 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 if you missed them. These trends are based on hundreds of conversations with human resource executives and workers, a series…

75% Of Workers Are Affected By Bullying — Here’s What To Do About It

75% Of Workers Are Affected By Bullying — Here’s What To Do About It

Workplace bullying is frighteningly common and takes an enormous toll on our businesses. Research from Dr. Judy Blando (University of Phoenix) has proven that almost 75% of employees surveyed had been affected by workplace bullying, whether as a target or…

Ten Things Never, Ever To Say At Your Performance Review

Ten Things Never, Ever To Say At Your Performance Review

The end of the year is the perfect time to capture learning from the past year, celebrate our successes, and look forward! Instead of a performance review that ranks and rates employees, we should schedule an end-of-year celebration-and-planning meeting. In that…

How to Make the Most Out of December Downtime to Ramp Up Your Job Search

How to Make the Most Out of December Downtime to Ramp Up Your Job Search

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so they say. All is calm, all is bright and definitely merry. Well, just because it’s the end of the year and schedules at the office may be lighter amid frolic…