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Feb

2020

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How to Show Your Employees They Are Appreciated

Author: Mary E. Corrado

Employee Appreciation Day is coming up on March 6, 2020. It’s important to show employees that they are valued throughout the year, and a recent article I found on Inc.com shares some simple ways for managers to show appreciation consistently throughout each workweek.

11

Feb

2020

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Does Education Matter?

Author: Mary E. Corrado

Some recent tweets by Elon Musk, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc., made me stop to think about how we recruit for talent and what we look for.  In the past education was a key focus, but today it’s moving more towards experience and soft skills.

28

Jan

2020

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Purpose Anxiety

Author: Mary E. Corrado

“Purpose anxiety” is a newer term used to describe the doubt and distress people experience over figuring out their purpose or sense of meaning in life. Many people struggle with figuring out how they can make a difference – both in their personal life and at work.

14

Jan

2020

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Simple Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

Author: Mary E. Corrado

I recently read an article on Entrepreneur.com that listed several ways to show employees they are appreciated. Articles like these are always a good reminder, so I wanted to share some of the tips with you.

3

Dec

2019

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Managing Remote Employees

Author: Mary E. Corrado

With remote work quickly becoming the norm in many organizations, including ASE, it has changed the way we must manage employees.

19

Nov

2019

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Have You Thanked Someone Today?

Author: Mary E. Corrado

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I’ve been thinking a lot lately of how we thank those around us.  Most people are polite and will always thank someone who holds a door for you or hands you a receipt, but how often do most of us thank those who are around us day after day?

5

Nov

2019

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The Strike Effect

Author: Mary E. Corrado

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its October job report and while jobs were overall up, manufacturing jobs took a serious dip – a 36,000 dip.  Is this all due to the GM strike?

22

Oct

2019

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The Evolution of Remote Work

Author: Mary E. Corrado

Remote work is quickly becoming a necessity that organizations must offer, rather than just a “nice perk.”  A recent survey by Flex Jobs shows that 81% of millennials seek work-life balance over both salary and health insurance.  Telecommuting was the top choice for flexible work arrangements for millennials.

8

Oct

2019

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Employees are Empowered and Employers Must Keep Them Happy

Author: Mary E. Corrado

One of my favorite television shows is Shark Tank.  In fact, I was so thrilled to find out that one of the keynote speakers at the HR Technology Conference I recently attended was Barbara Corcoran.  But what inspired this blog post is a fairly recent quote by Mark Cuban, “Now the onus is on employers to keep their best employees happy.”

24

Sep

2019

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8 Habits of Highly Influential People

Author: Mary E. Corrado

I am always fascinated to find out if people that are highly successful have similar traits.  Time after time, I find that they do.  I recently read an article on theladders.com that reviewed the eight most common traits of highly influential people.

10

Sep

2019

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Effective Teams Lead to Increased Employee Engagement

Author: Mary E. Corrado

For as much focus as I’ve seen on employee engagement over the past few years, it was shocking to read that 84% of workers are just “coming to work” – not contributing to the organization. This is according to recent research by ADP Research Institute’s (ADPRI) Global Study of Engagement.

27

Aug

2019

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The Best and the Worst of Office Jargon – OK…Mostly the Worst

Author: Mary E. Corrado

We all use it, but most of us are annoyed by it – office jargon. Some phrases come to mind right away, including “low hanging fruit”, “per my last email”, or “synergy”.  Turns out, “synergy” rated as the number one most annoying word used in the office according to a survey by GetResponse.  They surveyed over 1,000 employees of different ages and industries to find out the workplace’s most hated terms or phrases.  The...

30

Jul

2019

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The Downfall of the Office

Author: Mary E. Corrado

The remote work trend continues to grow.  More and more I’m reading about workplaces that are 100% remote. 16% of global companies are now fully remote and 52% of employees around the world work from home at least one day a week.  Will the office eventually go away completely?

16

Jul

2019

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Do You Have an Intimidating Culture?

Author: Mary E. Corrado

Organizational culture is important to retaining top talent.  But could your organization have an intimidating culture without you, as a leader, even realizing it?  First, let’s define culture: culture is the way business is operated within your organization.  It’s how people treat each other.  It’s how welcome or unwelcome varying opinions are.  Culture is not ping pong tables and nap pods.

2

Jul

2019

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Has the #MeToo Movement Made us Overly Cautious?

Author: Mary E. Corrado

A new Korn Ferry survey found that 70% of professionals say they “generally feel more guarded at work than they did in the past.”  After reading this statistic, I wanted to look further into the cause.

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