As with any other thing, there are pros and cons to being the boss. While a lot of people think it is a glamorous position, more people are aware of how much stress such position can bring to an individual. This may be accurate in a different perspective, yet a recent study from Stanford University researchers has proved that there is actually less stress on leaders on higher positions than their subordinates. Come to think of it: the senior manager actually faces more stress than the CEO.
If you do any type a graphic design, digital design, digital art and marketing graphics there will come a time that you will need some new equipment to take your skills and abilities up a notch. I highly recommend Wacom products. My 14 year old daughter loves to do digital painting and art and is also very talented at it. She knows how to program with Python, use Linux and is part of a Google Plus community group dedicated to digital art called Istebrak’s Art Class and Critique Community.
I am very pleased to have her participating in this blog post today. She wrote this review on the Wacom Intuos Pro Medium. All artwork featured in this post was done by my daughter as well.
If you are the owner of a brand new business, you know how important it is to make your public feel welcome. One of the best ways you can do this is by making sure that they can easily find their way around when they enter your store. Navori and other top sign makers have recently come up with a whole new line of digital signage which is sure to do the job. When it comes to clearly marking your aisles, exits, and other locations of note, there’s nothing like a digital sign to really make things clear and easy to comprehend. These handy signs make customers feel at ease when they navigate through your store.
Two months ago I was walking in my hometown of Bristol, England. I passed a modern office with glass walls and my curiosity compelled me to look inside. I saw a conference room with about ten people in it. All of them were men.
Is the Gender Gap Still Prevalent in the Workplace?
When we talk about the gender gap in the workplace, there are two factors to consider. Firstly, that there are more men working than women. Secondly, that those women are not paid the same amount as men. Despite numerous countries creating laws to eradicate the gender pay gap, it is still very much present in today’s society. This isn’t just a problem for us in the UK: the problem is worldwide.
The American Association of University Women explains why the gender gap still exists for so many of us in the workplace. For full-time men and women, they claim that there is still a 20% pay gap in the USA. How is this possible?
There are lots of ways that employers can support their employees in and out of the workplace. In fact, more and more new recruits are looking for those extra benefits of working for big companies. These benefits may not have a financial value but instead offer something a little more personal. After all, they’re there for their career, not only a paycheck!
How is your company helping employees work their way up the career ladder? Do you offer a defined career progression and plenty of promotion prospects? Do you offer careers counselling and opportunities for interdepartmental work experience? Millennials aren’t the only ones seeking something more from their work. Don’t forget the newest graduates and the longest serving employees. They too can benefit from more attention to their career progression.
We live in an age where people are starting to become more and more aware of the importance of a good workplace culture. Where people are motivated, engaged, and part of the solution, not just tools or numbers. Having your employees on your side is invaluable to a business leader. But to get them there, there’s one more ingredient you have to offer. You have to offer them a little respect. But that’s not achieved just by being polite. Respect means a little more than that. Read on to see what how good leaders respect their employees.
Have you ever gotten lost while following your SatNav GPS?
I bet you were so intent on the turn by turn navigation and watching the map that you missed valuable street signs, landmarks, and other signals that would have let you know you were off course.
Here are some models that sent a lot of people and resources down the wrong path. Did you know;