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New Year’s Reflections on Job Engagement

Job Reflection

This time of year, it’s natural to become reflective; to reflect on the last year and on resolutions you have for the New Year. One of my central messages in my keynote presentations is to encourage more reflection on job engagement. Roughly 60% of the worldwide workforce is not Engaged or Disengaged in their job, otherwise known as the middle category of Ambivalence. A large reason so many people are stuck in this “blah” middle category is that they have not reflected on whether they are in the right job in the first place, or as Jim Collins said in ...

Take this Job and Shove It: 7 Things to Think About When Resigning

I quit

We have all been there or witnessed it: A job has run its course and it is time to move on. Well, there is a right way and a wrong way to leave an organization, and it’s in your best interest to get it right. Emotions run high on your last day of employment and there is more than likely a need to give hugs, shed tears, or rant the frustrations that actually led to your departure. While making a scene on your last day may feel therapeutic, it could also become something that you will seriously regret later. Here ...