Category Archives: Employment

She Changed One Word…

A former colleague was facing a dilemma. Embedded with an old-style, large organization as a contract editor, she was hoping her next contract would be with a leaner, livelier company. But her phone wasn’t ringing with offers. Recruiters Should Have Been … Continue reading

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Employee Recognition: Going to the Dogs

Guest author Elizabeth Creith compares on-the-job recognition with successful dog training – consistent, regular, real – and costly if you don’t do it. In the last post I talked about giving out biscuits as a way to improve work performance. … Continue reading

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So, Employers: The Newspaper – or the Biscuit?

Author, artist and dog owner Elizabeth Creith speaks to the superior effect of positive reinforcement on performance.  I’ve trained dogs since I was about ten years old, and I know that there are two ways to train a dog: You can … Continue reading

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