Here in the Midwest, we tend to be a little more reserved. Maybe it’s an Indianapolis thing, but it seems like so many business people don’t want to talk to the customer. They want to talk about the customer, but not to them. Why is that?
Monthly Archives: November 2016
On one particular Thursday in November, people all across the country gather to give thanks. Here at IndyAtWork, we’re thankful for the chance to share a few thoughts about workplace opportunities and ideas for Central Indiana, as well as our resources for those looking to improve their careers. Thankfulness is on everyone’s mind this time […]
Wed, November 23 2016 » Uncategorized » No Comments
Of all the words that employees sometimes use to describe their supervisor, being called a “micromanager” is one of the worst. That term describes a style of interacting with your team based on control, distrust, and superiority. But like anyone who has an addiction, we should be most concerned about the people who are the […]
Wed, November 16 2016 » Uncategorized » No Comments
The issue of “job satisfaction” is a curious one. On the one hand, jobs are supposed to be something you do to make money to support the rest of your life. Enjoying what you do doesn’t seem all that important. But on the other hand, what if you do like your job? What impact might […]
Wed, November 9 2016 » Uncategorized » No Comments
I’m sure this problem is not unique to Central Indiana, but since I’m based in Indianapolis I hear over and over again about local employees who have to report to two different supervisors. It’s already painful enough to deal with one boss for many workers, but what do you do if you have two?