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How to negotiate in the workplace

How to negotiate in the workplace

Oct. 4 | Once you have been offered a job, its time to think about what you need and how to get it. Oftentimes, job candidates believe that they have to take the offer that is set before them or else risk losing the opportunity. I recently worked with a candidate...

Overcoming barriers to employment: the four types of jobs

Overcoming barriers to employment: the four types of jobs

Sep. 17 | Second of a three-part column   Traditional career paths are made up of four types of jobs. Each plays a different role in moving you from where you are today to your ideal job. Let’s review how these types of jobs differ and things to consider...

Overcoming barriers to employment

Overcoming barriers to employment

Sep. 6 | Over the last several decades, the number of Minnesotans throughout the state with some type of a criminal record has increased to an estimated one million, or one in five. Some estimates put it even higher. Minnesota has the eighth highest percentage...

Motivate yourself to achieve in the workplace

Motivate yourself to achieve in the workplace

Aug. 4 | Years ago, I took a course on how to develop supervision skills in new managers. During one lecture, the professor stated that employees are not motivated by money. This philosophy was foreign to me, as it did not resonate with my desires or my motivators. This...

Job renewal could be easier than you think

Job renewal could be easier than you think

May. 23 | Years ago, I heard about a way to reinvent your job and improve job satisfaction without quitting to find a new one. The method is called “job novation.” Job novation is based on the legal term “novation.” A novation is when someone is in...

Your work self: values at work

Your work self: values at work

May. 5 | Introducing a new column from a longtime MSR contributor     Now that you have started the journey toward self-sufficiency, you need to identify your values at work. Values are conditions and attributes which we consider necessary to our...

Skills for your future:  What every employer wants you to have

Skills for your future: What every employer wants you to have

Mar. 26 | In her book, HER Corner Office: A guide to help women find a place and a voice in corporate America, author Trudy Bourgeois offers time-tested career development advice to women at any stage in their career. Below are excerpts from the book, which...

Phasing Out: the new way to retire

Phasing Out: the new way to retire

Jan. 29 | As an HR business partner, I have noticed how many employees were opting to gradually move toward retirement rather than immediate retirement. Over the years, I have seen many of my peers experience uncertainty when closing this chapter. Gradually...

Twelve questions to take into 2014

Twelve questions to take into 2014

Jan. 2 |  What’s so good about you?   Recently, I searched through my library for tips on creating the perfect “elevator speech.” An elevator speech is a brief delivery of memorable facts about yourself. Typically, the elevator speech is given...

Taking Charge of Your Career: a book review

Taking Charge of Your Career: a book review

Dec. 18 | In Taking Charge of Your Career by Leigh Bailey, the author outlines tips for making your current job more satisfying and setting future career goals. Taking Charge of Your Career is a workbook that gives the reader practical tools, a roadmap, and...