Posts made in November, 2012

What employees want most from employers this holiday season

Think you know what is on employees’ wish lists this holiday season or what their career resolutions are for 2013? While cash may be at the top of their lists, some of the findings from the new Glassdoor survey may surprise you. Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, is revealing the results of its second annual holiday survey on what employees want when it comes to perks, bonuses, time-off and their work-related resolutions for 2013. With nearly one in four (23%) employees planning to look for a new job in 2013, employers need to act fast during the holiday to keep employees satisfied to avoid a big turnover in the New Year. Here are a few survey highlights: Top...

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FREE ebook for Black Friday through Cyber Monday

My ebook for interviewers will be available FREE from Black Friday through Cyber Monday because I’m thankful for my readers:

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Don’t Dance in the Fountain

My first full-time employer had a lavish black-tie optional holiday party. It was the event of the year and most employees looked forward to it for months in advance of the big day. It was a “see and be seen” event with employees from all over the country flying in to the headquarters area for the festivities. One year, a few co-workers imbibed just a wee bit too much and ended up dancing in the fountain. Needless to say, their performance was not received well by their managers or corporate management. As you head into holiday party season, remember these tips to help keep you in good favor with your boss and still allow you to have a great time at the...

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