7 Signs of a Healthy Staff Culture

There is a misconception that staff culture is all about rainbows and unicorns. While those are great perks to have, they are simply window dressing. Healthy staff culture actually refers to the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company’s employees and management interact to get work done. Every organization has a culture. If you’re

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Signs of a Toxic Staff Culture

It’s a hard thing to admit that your work culture may be toxic. Identifying the symptoms and finding the antidotes for them can quickly improve morale, engagement, retention and productivity. You must act quickly to improve a negative work environment before productivity lags and employees abandon ship. Let’s get started.  ******************************************************************* Unhappy employees Lack of

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Announcing Your Succession

So you’re changing jobs? That’s exciting! You’ve probably realized you need to have a plan—but in addition, you also should spend a good amount of time preparing how you’re going to announce the move to your network, industry, and the world. Here are some questions to ask yourself: ******************************************************************* Why do I want to leave?

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Toxic Ministry Mindsets

A healthy church starts with a healthy staff. Are your staff members supportive of each another? Do they view other ministries as threats to their own? Do they have a shared vision? If these aspects of a healthy culture are missing, it could have massive repercussions on your staff and church. Consider these three toxic

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What to Include in a Ministry Resume

A church resume is not your average resume. Churches employ people on a different basis than businesses. In many churches, other items such as licensing, ordination, college GPA, awards and honors, graduate work will be assumed or expected. Put the best foot forward so they are impressed with you. It’s a difficult line to walk.

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Resume Rules to Know

Your resume needs to make a good first impression. According to a survey of 2,200 hiring managers, one in six respondents said they spend 30 seconds or less reviewing resumes. Given that candidates have such a short time frame, it’s important that you highlight the skills you can bring to a job quickly and clearly.

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Soft Skills Interviewers Want to See

Every job has skills and experience necessary for the work. Even though these skills are important, there are specific “soft skills” that employers look for when hiring people for their organization. Soft skills are personal attributes such as the list below. Soft skills are more necessary than ever. Make sure you know what yours are

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7 Worst Career Mistakes

Changing careers is never easy. Just because you have a job doesn’t mean you have to stay in it forever. Whether you’re bored at work, burned out, or just want a fresh challenge, there are a number of considerations that go into a successful career change. Here are seven career mistakes that you could be making –

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