Browsing All posts tagged under »Meaningful work«

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 […]

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 […]

B Corp – Certification for Socially Responsible Companies

November 9, 2012

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Triple Bottom Line  —  Socially Responsible   —   Conscious Consumerism  —  Corporate Responsibility Is your company talking about these things in your strategy meetings?  If so, please do not stop GO directly to B Corp.  www.bcorporation.net and check out the great things they are doing to certify companies embracing the above business commitments. Here is a […]

This is what it’s all about folks!

July 30, 2012

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If you are wondering what makes a job a “good job” or your life a “good life” — this is it…here is the answer… Time to make a more serious commitment to people and activities that not only make my smile, but that also support my ability to bring my best to the world. To […]

Every Employee is a HERO!

July 26, 2012

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This is one company’s amazing commitment to putting employees first and making the statement “employees are our best asset” a reality…BRAVO HCL Technologies! The Employees First Effect (video) This blog is all about HCL Technologies — visit their site, share their video, buy their products and services, talk about them…here is a summary ABOUT HCL TECHNOLOGIES. Of […]