To most of us, career growth and success are life goals that are right in line with marriage, a mortgage, kids, and two bright and shiny new cars in the driveway. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. In many cases, well-educated people are stuck in jobs that they're overqualified for and they're blocked for promotions by senior team members.
When it comes to career success, if you're not growing, you're dying. Here are five things that you can do to improve your career growth prospects and be happier and successful at work.
When it comes to caring about employees, Malouf believes that actions speak louder than words.
The Utah-based bedding and furniture manufacturer honors that belief by offering a strong benefits package to not only make Malouf an attractive place for new talent, but to build camaraderie among current employees, making them want to stay with the company over the long-term.
Having problems with a difficult co-worker? It can be frustrating when you feel like this person is acting inappropriately, isn't doing his or her job, or is simply acting like a roadblock between you and success within the company.
You might be tempted to go around this person and take the issue to a higher up. However, this might not be in your best interest.
If you're a football fan, you're probably very familiar with the Antonio Brown situation.
The Pro-Bowl wide receiver became a locker room problem for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was traded to the Oakland Raiders in the off-season. However, Brown never played a game for Oakland and, through a series of bizarre events, essentially forced his release from the team and joined the New England Patriots for the 2019 season.
If you're still reading this, you must be wondering, what does this have to do with workplace culture?