Have the Courage to Lead?

Leadership is a hot topic right now. But not for the usual reasons. In the past, employers chose some folks to get special training or assign expanded roles, so they could gain new skills and move up the ranks of the organization. This worked when organizations were hierarchical. But today, with flatter structures that look…

Your Goal For 2015 – Increase Employee Engagement

How engaged are your employees? In the 2012 Global Workforce Study, Engagement at Risk: Driving Strong Performance in a Volatile Global Environment, conducted by Towers Watson, they found that: 35% of workers are engaged 22% are unsupported 17% are detached 26% are disengaged Engaged workers scored high in: believing in company goals, having an emotional…

Office Professionals: An Invisible Talent Source

By: Rocky White Note: 2018 Administrative Professionals Week is April 23-27 and Day is April 25. This is a worldwide celebration of all Office Professionals.   There are more than 4.1 million secretaries and administrative professionals in the United States today, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and 8.9 million in administrative support…