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Biggest Quits — lessons learned!

January 9, 2013

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So maybe you’ve lost your job in the last couple of years. Maybe it was your choice — maybe not — but be thankful that you aren’t on Retensa’s 2012 Top 10 Biggest Quits! Maybe you have lessons learned about when you left your last job…would love to hear what you’ve learned…please share. Here is […]

Switching Careers at Midlife to Make a Difference

January 4, 2013

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  No question I CAN relate to the first line of this article… I CAN pinpoint the time in my career when I started to question what I was doing with my life. There are 5 generations in the workforce and the one thing that all can agree when they really think about it is…all […]

Take time to contemplate golfballs and beer…

December 27, 2012

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This is a story I’ve heard many times and it is worth the time to read it…and share it! A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with […]

Good enough!

December 26, 2012

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As a successfully recovering over-preparer…I’d like to share what my daughter shared with me…what she gleaned from my becoming more of a “being” than a “doer” — Hard isn’t always better (you don’t get extra points for choosing the hard way) and spontaneity offers great often unrecognized benefits. I didn’t know that was the (new) message I […]

Check out Workers Count

December 6, 2012

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This is a very unique and interesting site — regular questions (sometimes daily) that take the polls of workers, employees, associated — about lots of things — especially about the workplace and their attitude and feelings about work. As an employee — it is good to have a voice and see how you feel compared […]

The Autism Advantage – NYTimes.com

December 3, 2012

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Inclusion is good for business. This very special company Denmark, Specialisterne is proving it one consultant at a time. Espousing on  on the fact that every individual has their own unique strengths this company places adults with autism in work assignments and are having great success.  They believe in the “Dandelion model”: …when dandelions pop […]

Does your workplace experience offer sparkle?

November 6, 2012

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Love concerts?  Love your job? We all like to experience and have different feeling when we use our time to participate in some activity or go somewhere.  This blog post is about a mind-blowing experience at a The xx concert. Experience: Lights and music  The blogger (Betsy Rowbottom, Co-founder of The Good Jobs) poses the […]