Friday, March 24, 2006

Why Your Boss May Start Sweating The Small Stuff -- Mar. 20, 2006

TIME Magazine Archive Article -- Why Your Boss May Start Sweating The Small Stuff -- Mar. 20, 2006: New sensitivity training at the office focuses on all the little ways a tone-deaf manager can demoralize a staff

I think much of this goes back to general politeness and good manners. Even the Golden Rule: do to others as you'd have them do to you.

Not being able to manage interruptions effectively - especially when you're having an important meeting with someone, IS demoralizing.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

High-demand for These Workers reports:

Are you looking for a job that has good pay, a lot of security and flexible hours? Would you believe the trucking industry has all that? Some people, such as Clark, would not do well in this job. But others love the open road and the solitude and would be great at the job. Better yet, you don’t need any training because most schools will train you for free. The industry needs about 20,000 truckers, so companies are offering signing bonuses and all kinds of incentives. Truckers make about $60,000 a year. Other jobs with lots of openings include registered nurses or RNs and pharmacists. If you are interested in those fields you could make a great living and do what you love. What could be better?
via Show Archives for March 1, 2006

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Podcast for Jobs in Europe

I heard this promo for an IT jobcast where the host lets people know about projects or jobs (freelance or permanent). Locations are UK, Benelux, Germany and France.

spotted at PodShow Promos website