This leadership guide from Gallup Workplace explores the needs of remote employees and how to best address them during this time of change and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, this piece looks at why working remotely may be the new way that most organizations work moving forward.
By Cody Hoyt (MBA ’14), Senior Manager for Marketing, Men’s UW, at Hanesbrands, Winston-Salem, NC I have always loved being part of a team. I learned at an early age playing sports that being part of a team was equal parts motivating to and valuable for me. I found the accountability and camaraderie that came […]
We can talk about accountability at work with relative ease; but failure and shame? Those topics aren’t your average water-cooler-conversation. And yet, mistakes at work are common; issues of trust play out in everyday interactions; and mantras for high expectations contribute to a desire for perfectionism. The topics may make us comfortable, but as you’ll […]
By Lauren Beam (’07), Associate Director, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, at Wake Forest University We’ve all been there. If you haven’t, you may be at some point. You love your job in terms of the day-to-day tasks, projects, and clients with whom you work. But, unfortunately, you can’t say the same about […]
Generation Y: How to Be a Great Employee, written by Lauren Beam for the Huffington Post, November 8, 2016 In 2015, the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU) commissioned two national surveys of employers and college students in which both groups graded recent college graduate hires on their preparedness and skill levels based on […]