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101 Great Ways To Enhance Your Career

In such a challenging workforce climate, career enhancement means many different things: procuring that first job, keeping an existing position, returning to the workforce after a long hiatus, riding the waves of unemployment, starting an entrepreneurial venture...

Employee Engagement: A Roadmap for Creating Profits, Optimizing Performance, and Increasing Loyalty

Each employee within an organization puts forth discretionary effort; they come to work with a choice of how much effort they are willing to give their company. An engaged employee is a person who is fully involved in, and enthusiastic about, his or her work. These types of employees care about the future of the organization and feel a strong emotional bond to the business.

15 Strategies For Turning A Lackluster Brand Around

A big part of running a successful company is getting people to buy into and become loyal to your brand. If a company’s brand is lackluster it can damage the chances for further success and growth.

In this article, COO Brad Federman and 14 other Forbes Coaches Council members discuss how to turn a lackluster brand around.

The Business Case for Succession Planning

In April 2004, McDonald’s CEO Jim Cantalupo died suddenly of a heart attack after what many on Wall Street considered to be a successful 16-month run as the company’s Chief Executive. Within six hours of Mr. Cantalupo’s death, 43-year-old Charlie Bell was voted into the CEO position by McDonald’s board. While McDonald’s had been grooming Mr. Bell to eventually succeed Mr. Cantalupo, circumstances warranted quick action. Within weeks of accepting the position, Mr. Bell was diagnosed with colon cancer. His illness forced him to resign in late 2004, and he passed away in January 2005.

Making It a Win-Win When Retirees Return to Work

In this article, Brad Federman, COO of F&H Solutions Group, discusses how to make it work when retirees come back to work.

Is Multitasking Affecting Your Team's Productivity And Efficiency?

Interconnectedness, ease of communication and accessibility have been practical byproducts of technology in the workplace since the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s. The capability to retrieve, organize and present information has shattered the notion of what was once considered to be optimum productivity. With all of this power at an employee’s fingertips, the work floor of every organization should be a paradigm of efficiency and output.

The Forgotten and Disengaged: How to Find More Skilled Workers

  • In 2018, the number of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment suits jumped more than 50%.
  • Sexual harassment charges filed with the EEOC increased by more than 12% year-over-year.
  • The EEOC recovered $70 million for employees alleging sexual harassment, up from $47.5 million last year.
  • The number of hits to the agency’s sexual harassment webpage also more than doubled in the past year.

We are in a new era. Some worry about false sexual harassment accusations while others are glad women are finally speaking up.

The Meat of the Sandwich: How the Middle Manager Can Close the Gap between the C-Suite and the Front-line

There are leaders, and there are those who lead. Leaders hold a position of power or influence. Those who lead inspire us.

“Whether individuals or organizations, we follow those who lead not because we have to, but because we want to. We follow those who lead not for them, but for ourselves.” – Simon Sinek

Who’s To Blame for Our Race Relations Issues in the Workplace? Us.

Whites will be in the minority by the year 2045, according to the Census. We still have 27 more years before this happens, so why focus on that issue now? Because the shift is already beginning to occur and it is having a significant impact on our society and the workplace.

11 Signs That A Client Is On The Brink Of A Life Crisis

FHSG COO Brad Federman and other Forbes Coaches Council experts discuss signs that a client is on the brink of a life crisis.