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Poll Results: The Most Popular Employee Training Programs

Is your company offering the training you want? Getting to know the ins and outs of a new company can be complicated. You’re juggling learning about the company history and culture with remembering your new co-workers’ names and getting familiar with the responsibilities specific to your position. That’s where employee training comes in. A great […]

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Have You Considered Phased Retirement?

You’re tired of working and ready to retire, so what’s stopping you? Maybe you can’t afford it yet. Or perhaps you don’t want to stop working because you enjoy it. You want more time to dedicate to your family or hobbies, but aren’t quite ready to give your job up and retire. So, regardless of […]

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Poll: Do You Like Your Current Job?

Poll: Do You Like Your Current Job?

Jobs are tough. We have to spend hours away from our friends and family doing something we might not love so that we can afford to pay our mortgages, utility bills, and many other things. But for those who love their jobs? The paycheck becomes a bonus to the work instead of being the sole […]

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Are You Too Nice to Your Co-workers?

When never saying “no” turns into a problem. It’s a question they ask. Every. Single. Interview. “Are you a team player?” There’s only one right answer: “Yes.” Followed by examples of how great you are at working with a team. And it’s true—if you can’t work well with others, you’re probably going to have trouble […]

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Poll Results: Are Companies Offering the Flexible Work Employees Crave?

And how do workers define flexible work? Open up any employment news report these days and you’ll see that workers want flexible schedules. But what does that even mean? And does it mean the same thing to workers as it does to employers? We decided to find out with two polls. One here on Movin’ […]

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Why Do So Many People Hate Their Jobs?

Why are we so dissatisfied with our work? You’ve heard about it in the halls. Around the water cooler. At parties. When you pick up your son or granddaughter. No matter where you go, at least one person is complaining about their job. But it’s still surprising to see the statistics around work. The Conference […]

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Diffusing Tension in the Workplace

Resolve conflict and bring peace to the work world The workplace is complicated. It doesn’t matter if you work on an assembly line, type away at a cubicle, make cold calls in a call center, or take customer orders at a dinner table; you always deal with other people. We’re all human and we have […]

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4 Flexible Work Arrangements Your Boss Should Consider

In the age of rapidly advancing technology and constantly evolving work-life balance priorities, workers expect more flexibility than ever before. And, given the current talent crunch many businesses are facing, companies that do not embrace at least some flexibility may end up a casualty of the talent war. In a recent poll on RefreshLeadership.com, the […]

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Navigating Complex Workplace Situations; Or: My Coworker Smells Bad—How Do I Tell Him?

We’ve all been there. Maybe someone in your cubicle row breathes loudly. Or someone on the assembly line just won’t stop talking. And then there’s the case of the coworker that smells … less than good. These are all real problems, but you’re working with this person every day. How can you politely let them […]

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Poll Question: How Much Influence Did Your Parent(s) /Guardian(s) Have on Your Career Path?

Poll Question: How Much Influence Did Your Parent(s) /Guardian(s) Have on Your Career Path?

Have you ever said or done something and realized that you’re slowly morphing into your parents or guardians? It happens. But that doesn’t mean you’re a direct copy. For this month’s poll, we’re trying to see what type of influence your parents or guardians had on your career. Maybe your dad was a police officer […]

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