Why you’re not getting noticed at work

Getting promoted is a challenge, but it is one that should be faced with determination and poise.

Examining your workplace behavior could help you recognize why you aren't getting promoted.

Examining your workplace behavior could help you recognize why you aren’t getting promoted.

When you accept a new role, you likely do so with the expectation that you will eventually be able to move up in the organization. After all, the average person spends nearly four-and-a-half years with a company, as reported by Forbes. No one wants to waste half a decade without advancement. Therefore, if you find yourself going unnoticed, it may be time to evaluate your workplace habits. After all, your boss can’t promote you if he or she doesn’t know who you are. Take a look below to see some of the reasons you might be overlooked in your office: Continue reading

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5 important programs for your workplace

A portion of the company’s time has to be dedicated to fostering an environment in which people want to work.

A portion of the company's time has to be dedicated to fostering an environment in which people want to work.

A portion of the company’s time has to be dedicated to fostering an environment in which people want to work.

When it comes to running your company, everything can’t be about business. Of course you will want to dedicate most of your time and resources toward the main mission objectives, but a portion of the company’s time has to be committed to fostering an environment in which people want to work. The best way to do this is to offer enriching programs your employees can participate in. These programs will cover a variety of subjects, and they will allow employees to develop and encourage them to find their niche in your organization. Not sure which ones to implement? Take a look below: Continue reading

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Ask Jeff! New Series on Workplace Communication

communication skills trainingLast week we posted about “ways to encourage communication in your office.” Communication is one of those things people tend to take for granted. However, communication skills can always be built upon and improved. 

Jeff Holth, MasteryTCN’s Channel Partner Program Manager, is with us today to talk about a new series of training courses to help employees and managers know “what to say when.” Jeff, can you tell us about this new series and the unique take it offers on building communication skills? Continue reading

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How to improve your public speaking skills

This article may help you improve your public speaking skills.

Public speaking can be quite an intimidating task for those without much experience.

Public speaking is not something everyone enjoys. In fact, it can be quite an intimidating task for those without much experience. Yet, chances are that at some point in your career you will be asked to deliver a speech or give a presentation. Before those instances occur, it can be useful to dedicate some time to training in the art of public speaking. In addition to the online training courses offered by MasteryTCN, the list below could help improve your public speaking skills.  Continue reading

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Ways to encourage communication in your office

To improve relationships and efficiency in your work place, create an atmosphere of open communication.

To improve relationships and efficiency in your work place, create an atmosphere of open communication.

Motivational speaker Paul J. Meyer once said, “Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” Professionals must be aware that communication is key to success. However, it takes training and practice to create a working environment where people are comfortable communicating. To improve relationships and efficiency in your work place, create an atmosphere of open communication. Take a look at a few suggestions for encouraging communication in your office below: Continue reading

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