Job Dissatisfaction Stems From Unmet Employee Needs [Study]

January 26, 2012 coms 0

A new study has linked employee satisfaction to both management style and corporate attitudes towards employees. In an article published in Springer’s Journal of Business and Psychology, researchers from the Universite Francois Rabelais in Tours, France, revealed new evidence that meeting employees’ basic needs for competence, autonomy and relatedness leads to improved job satisfaction.

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Important Communication Skills You Can’t Learn From an MBA

January 13, 2012 Elaine Hirsch 0

You finally have your MBA and your first “real” job. Writing the resume was easy since your department counselor helped you with it. The interview also went well because you were given problems taken straight out of textbooks. Now you are faced with a difficulty at work that none of your professors ever covered, leaving you helpless.

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A Phone Interview Is Like A First Date

June 26, 2011 Paul J. Bailo 0

Think of the phone interview as a first date. Going out for an ice cream is a great first date: cheap, easy and none committal. If the “ice cream” date goes well, then you may want to spend more time and money on the person so you move on to a dinner or a movie date.

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How to Talk on the Telephone. Duh.

June 23, 2011 markhenry 0

I know. This seems like an awful simplistic article for a Communication Studies website. After all, people around here discuss such lofty subject matter as communication theories, rhetoric and scholarly papers. And here I am telling you I am going to talk to you to speaking on the telephone?