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Hire GHEAL innovators. People with a GHEAL “Glass Half Empty and Leaking” perspective aren’t negative or pessimistic (as the label suggests). They’re forward-thinkers who: question the status quo; identify potential threats on the horizon; ferret out new problems to solve and opportunities upon which to capitalize; can turn your organization into a serial innovation firm…. Read more »

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It’s vacation time! But perhaps finances are a bit tight. Or, maybe a family member’s schedule is too hectic for them to take a full week off work. Heck, maybe the thought of packing and traveling just doesn’t appeal to you. None of these things should stop you from enjoying your vacation days. Jetting off… Read more »

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You just had to reprimand or terminate an employee. They’re MAD – and threatening to sue, because they claim your actions were in retaliation for their complaints about being harassed or discriminated against at work. Are you breaking into a cold sweat – or keeping your cool? Retaliation claims are the leading type of allegations… Read more »

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The mercury is rising. Schools are closing. Vacations are looming. And employee productivity? Well, get ready for a real nose dive…unless you’re being proactive, that is. Summer brings with it excitement, fun and myriad distractions. Even if your employees show up to work, their minds may be on anything BUT work. What are the best… Read more »

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“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Cliche? Maybe. True? Definitely – especially when you’re starting a new assignment or direct position. At work, first impressions matter – a lot! Supervisors and co-workers naturally size you up within the first few moments of meeting you, making snap judgments based on: the… Read more »

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By now, you’ve probably heard the news: Facebook has launched a new feature that allows employers like you to post job openings on your company page. When users see a job opening, they can simply click “Apply Now” and send you an application directly from the social media platform. Neat concept, but is it a… Read more »

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“Look on the bright side.” “When life hands you lemons, make some lemonade.” “Find the silver lining in that cloud.” When you’re entry level job isn’t what you hoped it would be, you don’t need platitudes like these. You need solid plan to Adopt the right mindset. Anyone who is just starting out in a… Read more »