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Posts Tagged: professional
Managers should be interested in developing their workers. Employee development is good for morale and good for the organization.
After a recent trip as an exhibitor at a professional conference promoting the career opportunities for my organization, I gained some great insight into the conference life. Here are a few tips and suggestions for your next professional conference.
It may seem basic and elementary to be going over email etiquette if you’re already in an established career or even just post-grad status, but it’s not. Email etiquette is like a health physical – you’ve got to do an annual check-up to make sure you’re on the right track, and having some outside perspective… Read more »
The thought behind this trend is that if women could only speak more like men, we would increase our odds of achieving success in male-dominated environments. But not everyone agrees – an interesting counter argument has risen that begs the question: should women talk more like men at work, or should men talk more like… Read more »
It isn’t often that this happens, but sometimes I do have the debate with other people as to what constitutes “professional” behavior or “professional” outfits or a “professional, high-quality communication product.” On its face, the debate may appear to center on substance. That is, the content of a particular document, photograph or video. But in my view, it’s… Read more »
We all understand how important it is to maintain frequent, open, and direct communications among IT project team members. In fact, one of the biggest challenges that managers face is in establishing and keeping these lines open. Challenges often arise because, it seems, many IT professionals tend to be introverted – shy about speaking up,… Read more »
The fiscal year is quickly coming to a close and you know what that means: its Fantasy Football time! There is nothing more American than rooting for your favorite team to win on Sundays… as long they win without the Quarterback throwing any touchdowns because he’s on your friend’s fantasy team and you’re playing that… Read more »
Transitions happen in every organization. Consequently, the results include co-workers and leadership leaving to join new offices on a regular basis. Some call it staff turn-overs or others view it as “staying power” if you decide to not move on. Sometimes when people leave to take on new opportunities, it is because they out pace… Read more »
Looking to become PMI-ACP® Certified? Then the easily accessible PMI-ACP® Prep Video Workshop, The Agile PrepCast™ is just what you need. SILVERADO – The Agile PrepCast™ was released and aimed towards helping those who have the goal of obtaining their PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. The certification is offered by The Project Management Institute… Read more »