7 Keys to Firing Fair

Sometimes as managers of any field we reach a point with an employee that we are out of resources to truly help them succeed.  Their progress and motivation is not there despite our endless efforts of encouragement, and repetitive training.  Let’s face it some people are just not made for some jobs, this does not… Read More

8 Simple Steps Towards Professional Success

Utilize Your Network Make sure you are maintaining your network, don’t just phone a friend when you are in a crisis, but instead be present periodically without ulterior motives.  Keep an ear out for any connections an acquatinance or friend may have in any particular career paths you may find interest in. Use your network to build up… Read More

The “School Marm” Moves up the Corporate Ladder Pt. 3

The Timeline of going from Sales Associate to District Manager in only 3 short years with an education degree goes a little something like this: June 2008: I’m hired as the only lowly sales associate in a store with no management. July 2008:  I tell my DM (1) at a store visit exactly what I… Read More