What Does It Mean When You Send Me Emails Over a Long Holiday Weekend?

Kris Dunn Career Advice, Communication, Culture, Email, Holidays, Kris Dunn, Vacation 2 Comments

It’s Friday, July 5th, so that can mean only one thing–a large percentage of people in America are taking the day off, or are at work enjoying the silence that comes with an American Holiday falling on Tuesday or Thursday. American holidays on Tuesdays and Thursdays correlate to opportunities to create 4 day weekends by taking Monday or Friday off …

What Are You Telling Employees When You Send Them Late Night Emails?

John Hollon Career Advice, Coaching, Communication, Culture, Email, Employee Communications, Engagement and Satisfaction, HR (& Life!) Advice, Managing People, Mental Health, Performance, Work Life Balance, Workforce Management Articles

I learned long ago that you should always be ready to take good advice — no matter where it comes from. This month, it came from a guy named Michael Dermer who touts himself in his blog and newsletter as The Lonely Entrepreneur. His words of wisdom were short, sweet, and spot-on. He said: “Turn off at a respectable time, …

Building a Brand or Burning a Bridge? Think Before You Hit Send.

Kelly Dingee Business Development, Candidate Pool, HR (& Life!) Advice, Kelly Dingee

This past month, I had an invitation to speak to an exclusive networking group in DC: Washington Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business.  All executives, all female and they all wanted to learn about LinkedIn.  And not from a sourcing perspective… from a branding perspective. We chatted quite a bit about crafting the ideal branding profile, components that can easily be …