Personal Development

The top 5 résumé red flags to avoid

November 15, 2017

As a hospital CEO, I’ve seen many résumés come across my desk—from physicians to clerical staff—and the red flags remain the same regardless of the position. Don’t give your prospective employer any excuse to eliminate your résumé before you get the interview! Here are my top five red flags.

Personal Development

Admins, help solve the Case of the Spoiled Wreath

November 6, 2017

Question: "How do you tell your corporate office, kindly, that the holiday wreath they send each year doesn’t survive the shipment? We are located in Florida and every year the corporate office in Louisville sends us what was once a beautiful wreath with fresh fruit, nuts and berries. I am sure in the colder weather they hold up great ... but here in Florida the fruit is already molded by the time I open the box!" - Jeannie, EA

Personal Development

Evicting your inner imposter

November 6, 2017

As a new year of opportunities and aspirations quickly approaches, many of us are already hitting the gym more and focused on physical fitness. Yet, we can’t deny that our endurance is also exceedingly dependent on a happy, healthy mind.

Personal Development

Avoiding sweet rewards at work

November 2, 2017

With vendors bringing in sweet temptations, birthday cake-filled office celebrations, and a vending machine stocked with goodies, it's hard to stay healthy. Some tips and strategies from admins:

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Make your writing far more readable

November 2, 2017

Is that a memo you're typing or the Gettysburg Address? When documents look like one big block of text, it's time to deploy formatting techniques to make your words more scannable and easier to digest.

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Good boss/bad boss?

November 2, 2017

Want p.m. pep?

November 2, 2017

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Discard these myths about creativity

Harvard University business professor Teresa Amabile wanted to debunk the myths about creativity in the workplace. For years, she ran a diary study of hundreds of employees "to look at creativity in the wild." Amabile uncovered these myths.

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Touch is the great teacher

Having trouble keeping organized and remembering what to do when, or if you’ve even done it all? Don’t rely on digital reminders or processes to cue your memory. Physical objects like printouts, Post-its, a planner book, or a personal bulletin board are better and more assuring memory aids because they're tangible things you can touch or have visible all the time.

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