Tagged as Professional development

How to fall (and stay) in love with your job.

What made you apply for the job you have now? Was it passion for your area of expertise? Adoration of the organization that hired you? Maybe you simply needed to put food on the table....

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Introducing LifeSpeak Feature Friday!

We're excited to tell you about a new way LifeSpeak is sharing our expert content to help people lead healthier lives. Starting today, we'll be posting short clips of our experts on YouTube discussing important...

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10 reasons your employees keep leaving, and what you can do to change their minds.

The most dreaded phrase in HR is “I quit.” It hurts to hear someone who has been brought into the corporate family say they want to leave. A lot of optimism and energy goes into...

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15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. According to...

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How Career Edge helped us grow the LifeSpeak family

At LifeSpeak, we value dedication, creativity, and ambition. So when the employment matching team at Career Edge connected us with a hard-working and talented web developer named Tahmina Naznen, we knew she would fit right...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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What might employee wellness look like in 2018?

Gone are the days when all “employee wellness” meant was smoking cessation. This year saw the continuation of wellness programs becoming more nimble, robust, and supportive of a much wider range of employee needs. Progressive...

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The trick to measuring employee engagement.

Compared to employee engagement, most KPIs are a cinch to track. Want to know your return on investment, click-through rate, or cost per acquisition? No problem. Just pop some numbers into a formula and you’re...

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Have you considered becoming a mentor?

How would you define mentorship? Many people immediately think of an older, more experienced person within the mentee’s company passing their knowledge down to a young, eager protégé, but it doesn’t always work like that....

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5 reasons your organization should be more transparent about promotions.

The phrase “climbing the corporate ladder” gets thrown around a lot, but what it actually means can vary greatly across organizations and industries. Anyone in human resources knows merit, seniority, budgets, and availability of positions...

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How to change careers without feeling like you’re starting back at square one.

If you’re reading this, the thought of making a huge career change has probably already crossed your mind. You might’ve hemmed and hawed about it over the last weeks, months, or even years, never fully...

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Mastering the art of starting a new job.

You did it! You survived hours of perfecting your resume, tweaking your cover letter, perspiring through interviews and coffee dates, and now you have a job! For some people that’s the hard part; for others,...

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