14 Smart Strategies To Prepare Your Company For An Aging Workforce

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Today’s medical advances are adding years to our lives, and that’s an ongoing achievement worth celebrating. However, with higher life expectancy comes later retirement. While many employers have been busy focusing on millennial and Gen Z newcomers, this trend is a reminder to pay attention to your baby boomers and their continuing careers, too. What can your company do to get ready for longer …

The Lost Art Of Traditional Recruiting

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

John M. O’Connor CommunityVoiceForbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice  Getty With the never-ending advent of online résumés and companies claiming to render old-school recruiting irrelevant, how are companies to find the best people to drive their future? Nowadays, traditional recruiting practices can be easily cut short, and more “efficient” systems are replacing them. In short, what worked before does not work now. Time …

Here’s How To Create An Employee Feedback Cycle That Actually Works

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Business owners have to deal with many concerns on a daily basis, from finances to customer service. But many of them unintentionally overlook the internal issues in their company, and only learn about problems on their team when someone submits their resignation. To avoid this problem, it’s important to establish a transparent culture that encourages open feedback. This helps you catch the signs of …

11 Nonverbal Ways To Express Empathy And Camaraderie With Your Team

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

More and more leaders are becoming aware of the role emotional intelligence plays in a successful workplace. Long gone are the days of harsh authority generating positive results – in today’s world, you need to establish real connections with your team and show empathy if you want them to follow you. Demonstrating emotional intelligence often happens verbally, but it can also be conveyed through body …

Small Company, Big Success: 10 Ways To Prove Credibility To Your Customers

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice In today’s global business world, small businesses compete right alongside bigger corporations. Due to the internet and myriad tools at the ready, smaller businesses have more than enough resources to successfully compete with their larger competitors. But how do you show a potential customer that your company not only has the same resources and credibility as major …

Accelerate Your Learning Curve With 15 Career Lessons From Industry Mentors

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice Navigating the business world can be tricky, both for those just starting out, as well as for those moving quickly toward the top of their niche. Along the way, it is important to soak up knowledge from those with more experience than you in your field. Listening to their words of wisdom just might shorten your industry …

15 Effective Methods For Busy Professionals To Master New Skills

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice Modern business is in a constant state of flux. To stay flexible and sharp, working professionals and business leaders should also strive to learn new skills to assist in their career growth. Yet, starting and sticking with a skill until mastery is a hard feat to accomplish for busy professionals and entrepreneurs. Below, 15 members of Forbes Coaches …

Bad Quarter? 13 Ways To Restrategize And Recover

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

While sometimes it is up for debate, it is generally accepted that, eventually, all companies will have a bad quarter. This usually means that goals were not met, especially revenue goals. A bad quarter has the potential to derail a company, but it doesn’t mean that it has to happen. In fact, there is a lot that one can do to recover from missed opportunities and unrealized …

Twelve Often-Overlooked Ways To Build A Strong Personal Brand

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

In the age of social media, every professional has the opportunity to build and grow a strong personal brand. Like a corporate brand, your personal brand tells the world exactly what you stand for and showcases your skills and expertise. Many experts advise just being yourself when you’re determining what your brand should be, but a lot more thought and …

Why You Should Hire Someone With A Disability

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

“To create that accommodation would cost our business a lot of money. I know we could and should do it, but it’s not in our budget.” “People with disabilities have so many needs and medical issues, sometimes it’s just hard to integrate them into our work and still stay on task.” “You don’t know how hard it is to work …