Preparing for My Performance Review

 Preparing for My Performance Review Q: My annual performance review is coming up and last time I was not prepared at all. Any suggestions on preparing for this meeting? A: Annual employee reviews or performance evaluations are extremely important. This can mean a possible promotion, wage increase or perhaps just your time to shine in… Read More »

Successful Skills for the New Manager

Now that you have been promoted, you will need to develop a whole new set of skills. Whether you manage 5 or 50 employees, you will now need skills to not only manage employees’ work, but their relationships and performance levels as well. Depending on others to perform their duties to the best of their… Read More »

Industry Information for CA Job Seekers

Information, professional, scientific and technical services all have largest job growth. Q: I am looking at new career opportunities and curious as to how the job market is doing in California and which industries are the best to pursue. A: As of the statistics provided for August 2016 in California, the unemployment rate has remained… Read More »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read More »