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Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

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Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Tactics for Difficult Work Conversations

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Whether it has to do with a more personal matter, a business-related complaint, or potentially firing someone, there are countless difficult conversations that need to be had at work. Jim Webber, a professional with more than 25 years of experience as an employment lawyer and human resources manager, gives us some tips on how to handle various situations, big or small. He tells Tim Muma how a personal issue needs a different tact than a legal one, and he fills the listeners in on some of the most important steps to take. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Mar 02 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - How to Be More Assertive at Work

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Being assertive at work can be an important part of your career development. The delicate balance between being too passive or too aggressive may take practice and effort, but the outcome is often worth the hard work. Melody Wilding, licensed social worker and founder of her self-named career-coaching firm for young professional women and female entrepreneurs, joins LJNRadio to explain the techniques of being more assertive at work, and how assertiveness can improve your career. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Feb 22 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Bouncing Back After a Career Setback

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Career setbacks such as lay-offs, re-organization of companies, working for an unsupportive manager, or even a lingering sense of discontent with your career can have a profound effect on your life. But with determination and good strategy, you can learn to bounce back from negative career situations and come out stronger on the other side. Sherri Thomas, career strategist, international speaker, and the best-selling author of "The Bounce Back – Personal stories of bouncing back higher and faster after a layoff, re-org or career setback" joins LJNRadio to share her insight on this topic. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Dec 30 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Handling a Slacking Co-Worker

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It's likely you'll be working with a slacking co-worker at some point in your career. He or she may be negatively impacting your work on a number of levels and something needs to be said. This can be a complicated and delicate issue to take care of when it's a peer. Kerry Patterson, co-founder of VitalSmarts, helps the listeners figure out the best tactics for handling this situation with professionalism and effectiveness. Kerry tells Tim Muma that carefully addressing the individual and having a sound strategy makes it much simpler to manage. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Oct 21 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Why the Two-Week Notice Still Matters

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There has been a lot of discussion lately about the belief that giving a two-week notice isn't necessary anymore when you're leaving an employer. Some argue the practice is outdated or doesn't make a difference. Mary V. Davids, Principal Consultant at D&M Consulting Services, joins Tim Muma to refute these beliefs. She explains why the two-week notice remains not only a professional courtesy, but imperative to the future of your career. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Oct 08 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Negotiating a Flexible Work Schedule

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In some companies, negotiating a flexible work schedule is an easy process. In other organizations, the discussion may become an uphill battle for employees who are seeking a non-traditional work schedule. To learn more about how to effectively negotiate a flexible work schedule, LJNRadio welcomes Dr. Christine Dickson, a clinical psychologist, industrial-organization psychologist, and the owner of Tri-Valley Psychotherapy. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 24 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Employment Notebook – Power of Gratitude

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When it comes to the workplace, one item that may or may not be present is the idea of gratitude, whether it is expressed in words or actions. Andria Corso, founder of C3 Coaching and Consulting, has worked with a variety of Fortune 100 C-Suite leadership teams, and she brings that perspective to LJNRadio. In Andria's experience, gratitude holds plenty of power in the workplace and she has some different ways it looks and sounds, as well as the impact it can have on everyone. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Aug 13 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Getting Along With a Younger Boss

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Many of our shows touch on the aspects of generational differences in the workplace, but one area of potential sensitivity occurs when a mature worker reports to a younger boss. National best-selling author, Kerry Hannon, AARP's Jobs Expert, dives into this subject that seems to be happening now more than ever. Kerry gives Tim Muma the details that make this a challenging circumstance, as well as the little (and big) things that can turn an uncomfortable situation into a productive and satisfying relationship. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 20 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Phrases Leaders Should Avoid

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The words and actions of the leaders in an organization can make a huge impact on the employees' production and satisfaction. Dianna Booher, an expert in executive communications and the author of 46 books related to the topic, talks with Tim Muma about how certain phrases can create many problems for a company. Dianna also offers up some alternative things leaders can say to add a positive impact. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

May 07 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Avoiding Burnout

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Early mornings and late nights spent at work, panic attacks over missing deadlines for the smallest projects, and a never-ending pile of work just sounds exhausting. But over time high levels of stress and anxiety can cause burnout. Paula Davis-Laack, founder and CEO of the Davis Laack Stress and Resilience Institute, joins us to share her experience with burnout and several strategies that you can use to prevent it from happening to you. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Apr 18 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Remote Workforce: Factors to Consider Before Switching

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Technology, efficiency and flexibility are all coming together to entice employers to move to a remote workforce. Of course, many individuals welcome the opportunity to work from elsewhere and have some autonomy. Craig Bryant, founder and product manager for Kin HR, gives Tim Muma and the employers listening some tips on what to think about before making the switch to a remote workforce. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Mar 28 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Narcissism in the Workplace

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With social media taking the lead, narcissism has become a rather big part of our current society. It's also making an impact in the workplace and how people think and perform. Tim Sackett brings his 20 years of human resources and recruiting experience to give managers and employers advice and strategies on how to lead a generation with a very different perspective on their employment. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jan 30 2014

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - What Truly Matters When Hiring

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Whenever you're hiring someone, it's a challenge to handpick the perfect candidate, but it's also important to understand where missteps may occur. Gary Swart, CEO of oDesk, argues that most of the time, the issue lies in what the employer deems most important. Gary explains what aspects truly matter when hiring personnel and how focusing on factors other than skill and knowledge will lead to greater success in hiring. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Dec 29 2013

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Managing Emotional Employees

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Emotions can run high in a place of employment, whether it's brought on by a co-worker or a personal event. Many factors can negatively affect an employee, leading to potentially unpredictable responses and struggles on the job, impacting multiple employees in the process. Jackie Mueckenheim of ERC joins Tim Muma to discuss effective strategies for managing emotional employees, from recognizing signs to approaching the individual and preventing emotional issues from impacting the organization altogether. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Nov 26 2013

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Essentials for New Managers

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Making the switch from productive "general" employee into a manager's position is often a challenging, eye-opening experience. Too few individuals are trained to manage others, creating a steep learning curve at the start. Tim Muma talks with Victor Lipman, founder and principal of Howling Wolf Management Training, who uses his experience as a frontline manager to give the rookies some essential areas to focus on to help ensure a smooth transition into becoming an effective manager. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Nov 22 2013

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Early Recognition to Aid Retention

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It's no secret American workers are quick to leave one employer for another with the average job tenure less than five years and millenials barely staying beyond three. Cord Himelstein is the vice president of marketing and communications for Michael C. Fina, an employee recognition company, and he offers up an underutilized strategy. Cord argues companies need to recognize employees sooner and he gives Tim Muma some details on what will make it effective. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Nov 18 2013

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Pre-Employment Screening

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The effective hiring of the best employees requires a focused strategy and a detailed method. Jennifer Nichols, human resources manager at West Corporation, fills us in on the key factors in the pre-employment screening process. Jennifer points out the essential information you need and how to successfully put together an accurate assessment. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Oct 18 2013

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Emotional Intelligence

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Skills and experience are vital components of a successful employee, but the role of emotional intelligence may be taking on greater value in the workplace. Dr. Travis Bradberry, the award-winning author of the number one best-selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the co-founder of TalentSmart, joins Tim Muma to explain the significance and importance of emotional intelligence among individuals and businesses. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 30 2013

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Shedding Self-Doubt in the Workplace

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While we all like to believe we're confident in our skills and experiences at work, everyone battles with a level of self-doubt. Interestingly, women's leadership expert Tara Mohr says that confidence means little in this regard. Tara is the author of "Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message," and she describes to Tim Muma the key strategies you should be using to shake off your own self-doubt and the doubts of your employees. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 02 2017

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - The Psychological Health of Your Workplace

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The psychological health of one's workplace, and the varying factors that may contribute, can be a vitally important issue. To discuss a number of areas to consider and the impact, Dr. Alan Cavaiola joins Tim Muma on LJNRadio. Dr. Cavaiola is a licensed psychologist and a professor in the Department of Psychological Counseling at Monmouth University. He brings some terrific insight into the psychological aspect of work, the culture and how to be the most productive team and individual. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 21 2016

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Shedding Self-Doubt in the Workplace

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While we all like to believe we're confident in our skills and experiences at work, everyone battles with a level of self-doubt. Interestingly, women's leadership expert Tara Mohr says that confidence means little in this regard. Tara is the author of "Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message," and she describes to Tim Muma the key strategies you should be using to shake off your own self-doubt and the doubts of your employees. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 02 2017

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Conversations to Help Develop High Performers

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One key to long-term, sustainable success is the level of performance put forth by each employee. Not every person comes to your organization as an 'A' player, but there are ways to bring them up to high performer status. William Dann, founder and president of Professional Growth Systems, leverages his years in management and as a CEO to discuss the types of communication that develops high performers. He also explains to Tim Muma the areas to focus on, some which come from his book, "Creating High Performers: 7 Questions to Ask Your Direct Reports." Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Nov 30 2016

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - The Psychological Health of Your Workplace

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The psychological health of one's workplace, and the varying factors that may contribute, can be a vitally important issue. To discuss a number of areas to consider and the impact, Dr. Alan Cavaiola joins Tim Muma on LJNRadio. Dr. Cavaiola is a licensed psychologist and a professor in the Department of Psychological Counseling at Monmouth University. He brings some terrific insight into the psychological aspect of work, the culture and how to be the most productive team and individual. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 21 2016

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - The Effects and Perceptions of Crying at Work

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Many places of work can bring about an array of emotions on each end of the scale, and yet it's always been taboo to actually break down and cry in a vast majority of cases. Career counselor and executive coach, Anna Ranieri, joins Tim Muma to discuss the different reasons an employee might cry at the office, and what impact that can have. Anna looks at gender differences, the perspective of colleagues versus management, and what you should do if you begin to feel the build up to a good (or bad) cry. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 18 2016

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Manager's Guide to Getting Results

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Managerial success could be defined in a number of ways, but there's no denying the path to such success has changed over the past few decades. The workplaces, cultures, expectations and employees have all evolved and it impacts the way a manager can effectively run a team. David Dye, founder and president of Trailblaze, Inc., explains to Tim Muma how motivation is a myth and quality teams start with hiring. David also gives us a peek into his book, "Winning Well: A Manager's Guide to Getting Results - Without Losing Your Mind." Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 12 2016

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Unlimited Vacation Perks and Challenges

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On the surface, getting unlimited vacation sounds like the perfect benefit for any employee. Until you've been put in this situation, however, you don't realize the mental hurdles that need to be overcome to take full advantage of this terrific perk. Courtney Seiter, head of content marketing for Buffer, brings us her first-hand experiences with unlimited vacation, and how Buffer made adjustments to ensure the best for its employees and production. Courtney explains to Tim Muma the key factors in making unlimited vacation effective for everyone. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jan 28 2016

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Value of Strategic, World-Class Customer Service

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With the push to virtual connections and technology-based services, there's a case to be made that customer care needs a greater strategic focus than ever before. Anne MacKeigan, customer care program specialist for Sandler Training, brings us her perspectives and examples on how customer service creates a highly-desired, repeat customer base. She explains parts of her book, "CUSTOMER SERVICE THE SANDLER WAY: 48 Rules For Strategic Customer Care," to Tim Muma on how sales and reputation are impacted by customer service, and how world-class care takes a special approach and planning. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 29 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Poor Performance and Who is to Blame

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When it comes to important workplace topics, employee performance ranks near the top. However, when someone is performing poorly, who should actually be blamed for it? Tina Hallis, founder of The Positive Edge, tells Tim Muma it's not always as simple as it might seem. Depending on the situation at hand, there could be a few people who need to share the blame and look to improve moving forward. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 16 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Ideal Work Schedule and the Circadian Rhythm

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Many people work on similar schedules, give or take a few extra hours. The more research that is done, however, shows that individuals need to be checking their own, personal clocks to get the most out of their efforts. Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, talks with Tim Muma about the Circadian Rhythm and how it impacts our energy, focus and productivity. He discusses ways employers can set up their employees for success, and what we can do to utilize our mind and body more effectively. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Sep 14 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - The Impact of Procrastinating With Your Retirement Planning

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Many people put off retirement planning until they see the horizon, which often puts them in a bad spot when the time comes to leave the workforce. Rick Martin, senior financial planner for Szarka Financial, breaks down the ways that delaying your retirement planning can harm you down the road. He explains to Tim Muma how each year of waiting decreases value and increases the chances you'll need to work well past retirement age to survive. The information is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax, legal or investment planning advice. Therefore, the information should only be relied upon when coordinated with individual professional advice. Securities offered through Registered Representatives of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a Broker Dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory Services through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser. Cambridge and Szarka Financial are not affiliated. Cambridge and Szarka Financial are not affiliated. Fixed Insurance services offered through Szarka Financial. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Aug 04 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - How Journaling Can Help You Overcome Career Obstacles

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If you’re like most people, the last time you wrote in a diary or journal was probably many years ago – if ever. But, have you ever considered using journaling as a technique to help you overcome obstacles in your career? Hallie Crawford returns to LJNRadio to discuss how something as simple and straightforward as journaling can be an effective method for diminishing professional challenges and boosting your career. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jul 13 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Taming the Gremlin: Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome

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If you’ve ever experienced feelings of self-doubt in your career – believing that you’ve only gotten to your current role because of luck or random chance – you could be suffering from “the Imposter Syndrome.” Hallie Crawford returns to LJNRadio to discuss the harm of such thoughts, and how you can overcome them to be more confident in your career and abilities. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 22 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Take Better Notes, Improve Your Production

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When you hear about actual note taking, you probably harken back to school with your pen and paper. Research has shown, despite improvements in technology, physically writing down notes continues to have tremendous benefits - even in a work setting. Laura Vanderkam, author of "I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Build Lives That Work," breaks down the best ways to take notes at work and the number of benefits it holds. She also tells Tim Muma how effectively documenting items from meetings and projects will enhance your career. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 15 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Turning a New Grad Hire Into an Ideal Employee

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Hiring experienced workers brings many advantages, as well as a higher salary in most cases. By brining on a recent graduate, the real world work experience may be lacking, but other areas serve as positives. Brad Zomick, co-founder and senior director of content strategy for SkilledUp, talks about the strategies that turn these new grads into the employee you want and need. Brad explains to Tim Muma how this inexperienced talent and enthusiasm can create quality workers. Topical subjects are discussed as well. Anything goes on this show! Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 09 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Employee Wellness Programs: Are They Worth It?

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With many companies exploring or implementing wellness programs for their employees, it's important to examine the value of the different types of programs that exist. Adam Levenson, community manager for the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, walks through the varying pros and cons of many wellness programs. He explains to Tim Muma the factors each employer must consider, what strategies they can utilize, and how to tell if your program makes sense. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 08 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Encore Career Roadblocks

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Employed individuals nearing retirement often look forward to not having a long commute, stressful deadlines, and office politics to deal with. However, many new retirees find themselves faced with roadblocks preventing them from being successful in their encore careers. Hallie Crawford joins the show to share 5 common roadblocks that may be preventing you from being successful in your encore career. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

Jun 05 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Weight Discrimination

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There have been great strides in protecting individuals from certain types of discrimination in the workplace, but it appears one's weight continues to be an area that hasn't been thoroughly addressed. Attorney James Parks is a partner in the Southfield office of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss and a member of the firm’s litigation group. He joins Tim Muma to discuss the key points that are argued in weight discrimination cases, how employers can help counteract negative perspectives, and what steps need to be taken to protect this group. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

May 26 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Fears of Running Out of Money

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Unless you're in the latter part of your career, retirement is often looked at only occasionally with an eye on things like your 401K. The reality remains, many people end up fearing they won't have enough money to last them to the end of their lives. Les Szarka, CEO and founder of Szarka Financial, talks with Tim Muma about the concerns and solutions related to retirement and finances. Les offers his experienced advice on what it takes to feel confident, comfortable and fully prepared to retire with your financial affairs squared away for the rest of your life. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

May 25 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - How Great Mothers Make Great Leaders

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In a world of fast-paced, high-pressure jobs, companies are often looking for employees that can “handle the heat.” And who is better suited to handle pressure than a mother? Salary.com estimated last year that a stay-at-home mother would earn an annual salary of nearly $119,000, if compensated for all of her mothering duties. In the workplace, mothers can be just as valuable. Jas Singh returns to LJNRadio to share his insight on the characteristics that mothers and workplace leaders have in common, and why mothers often make great leaders in the office. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

May 18 2015

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LJNRadio: Employment Notebook - Keys to More Effective Listening

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Communication skills are often cited at the top of desired abilities from employees. While we tend to think that means expressing our own thoughts, listening can be the more important component of the communication spectrum. Kathy Rapp, senior vice president and co-owner of hrQ, gives Tim Muma strategic ways we can all practice more effective listening. Kathy stresses that by improving our listening skills, our overall communication will be strong, and it will lead to bigger and better career opportunities. Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.

May 18 2015

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