5 Steps for Effective Leadership

leadership

Leadership is a hot topic. A quick search on Amazon for books about leadership returns over 190,000 results. There are countless TED Talks addressing leadership, and it is not uncommon for organizations to conduct leadership seminars and retreats for their management teams. When it comes to being an effective leader, there is no magic formula.…

Generational Connections

generations

For the first time in history, we have four generations working side-by-side. While generational diversity creates challenges for many, it also brings together the strengths of each generation. Each generation has different characteristics, priorities, work styles, work ethics and values. Quite frankly, you can find article after article citing the challenges of interacting with four…

Consulting Vs. Contracting, A Recruiter’s Perspective

Consulting Vs. Contracting, A Recruiter’s Perspective Digineer

Over the year’s countless terms have been used to describe an interim worker (e.g. contractor, consultant, temp, seasonal worker, specialist, staff augmentation, etc) but there are two that stand out in the professional services industry: CONTRACTING AND CONSULTING. Is there a difference between the two? –Contractors are coming in for a specific task/project, period of…

Passion is Everything

Passion is Everything Digineer

The Leadership of an organization can only do so much. We are all responsible to ourselves for invigorating passion into our line of work. How is it defined? Passion is when people discover the work that motivates them to achieve their potential by seeking extreme performance improvement. It makes our job become more than a mode of…

3 Things for Millennials, from a Gen X’er

3 Things for Millennials, from a Gen X'er Digineer

Millennials, those born from 1980 to 1995, are the first truly digital generation. They have a unique view of a professional career which can unknowingly upset the existing unwritten workplace culture. While they may feel they are furthering their careers, that might not be the case. So at the risk of not sounding like a…