Welcome to the You & Them stream of conscious. Where you’ll find everything from profiles of our favorite jobs and companies to random inspiration. And even a few pieces of sage advice about work, life and the that all-important balance of the two.
Holding back constructive negative feedback can not only hinder a colleague and their output, it can go even further and hurt your team and the work you produce. If you’re feeling like it’s difficult to speak up and give negative feedback, you might want to reevaluate your approach. The article below, originally published by 99U.com gives great…Read more
Innovative Designer looking for a challenge YOU You are a Designer with a passion for narrative. A visionary with an eye for design, a mind for strategy and a way with words, you bring a lot to the table, including a big appetite for creative challenges. THEM This content studio specializes in progressive storytelling for…Read more
Completely unplugging on nights and weekends may be unrealistic for some, but if you must check your email, find a happy compromise by establishing a set time-frame to plug back in…and then plug back out! This designated period will allow you to focus and address any urgent matters without hijacking your personal life and disrupting…Read more
A Rock star Project Manager who works hard and plays harder. YOU You are a seasoned project manager who keeps the cogs aligned and the wheels turning, the kind of person who could unravel a tangle of string just by staring at it. Like Superman. Ideally, you are a flexible, proactive and solutions oriented person who…Read more
A Research Director who is smart as &%$#, never boring and who can take information and turn it into action. YOU You are a hungry, hustlin’ go-getter who thinks like an entrepreneur, inspires and mentors young talent, grows business like a farmer grows corn and loves rolling up your sleeves. While you love the truth-telling…Read more
Some companies are using surveys or brain games to measure factors like intelligence and personality traits to assess how individual candidates work. These tests can help surface talents that recruiters might otherwise overlook, increase productivity and reduce turnover. This article was originally published by NPR, see the original article below. The job interview hasn’t changed much over…Read more