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A Word of Advice Before You Resign From Your Job

A Word of Advice Before You Resign From Your Job

By Folarin Longe Resigning from a job, even one that we don’t like, can be quite stressful. Unless it’s done on the spur of the moment or in the heat of anger, the decision to resign is usually the result of many days of reflection and consultation.  It often stems from a sense of hopelessness that a particular job situation cannot be satisfactorily improved or resolved, hence our decision to move on and hopefully improve our lot some place else. On the surface, there appears to be nothing wrong with this line of thought. In fact, it almost seems the logical thing to do. However, I’ve noticed a rather strange phenomenon over the past year – the rising number of people who resign from an organization, only to return within a few months,  often to the same job and on the same pay as they left. Assuming that their old employers haven’t suddenly improved their retention skills overnight, the answer to the question seems to lie more with the job seekers themselves.  In my experience, many people simply don’t consider all of the options available to them before deciding to quit.  This is unfortunate because most of us have at least six legitimate career options at any given point in time. For example, we can: ... Read More
Move Over Maslow: 3 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Move Over Maslow: 3 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Motivating employees can be hard. With so many theories, ideologies and processes, it can often seem quite a complicated task. But forget about Maslow’s Hierarchy and any weird Freudian ideas, we’ve got 3 simple ways that you can transform your workplace into a haven of productivity.... Read More
5 Key Elements for Human Resources Changeover

5 Key Elements for Human Resources Changeover

Times have changed, things are flying at rocket speed and we are more connected than ever. All thanks to social media, cloud and mobile technology that are the key driving forces behind this innovation. A noteworthy by-product of this innovative revolution is the new breed of workforce that we are witnessing, the one that eats, breathes and lives technology.... Read More
10 Best Job Interview Tips for Jobseekers

10 Best Job Interview Tips for Jobseekers

When you have successfully mastered cover letters, resumes, and job applications and are receiving requests for interviews, its time to understand how to succeed in the job interview so that you are ever closer to your goal of obtaining one or more job offers.... Read More
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