Entries by Joseph Chris

7 Pros and Cons of Group Work

As in everything, there are many advantages and disadvantages to working as a group. Not all situations can work in your favor. This is especially true if a group consists of individuals from different cultural backgrounds, varying skill levels, and knowledge. Even people on the same wavelength almost always find something to argue or debate […]

Overcoming Negativity in the Workplace

Negative attitudes are more like the common cold. What starts with just one of your employees can soon infect others in the office causing a decline in morale, drop in performance, and decrease in productivity. Also like any cold, there is a cure. Here are some ways to effectively overcome negativity in the workplace. 1) […]

Drug Testing in the Workplace Pros and Cons

A recent survey showed that 10% of employees working full or part-time in the U.S. workforce abuse drugs and alcohol. There is also proof that “9.7 percent of Americans smoke marijuana before going to work,” according to Jim Reidy, a Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green in Manchester, N.H attorney. Reidy claims that employees who abuse […]

11 Examples of Workplace Morale Boosters

Does it seem like your employees are dragging themselves into work? Are happy moments in the office only a vague memory? If so, morale among your people definitely needs a boost. It is important to remember that low employee morale can lead to poor cooperation, low productivity, and an increased turnover in your team. This […]

How to Handle Workplace Bullies

Some people are mean by nature, while others just choose to be jerks. But no matter how they came to be, they have one thing in common—they like to hurt other people physically and emotionally to make themselves feel more important or powerful. While a good deal of action has been made to solve bullying […]

Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Retire

I have a friend that knows the exact amount of time before he can retire–down to the number of days. He looks forward to his retirement date every single day, and has a countdown like a child waiting for Christmas to arrive in the month of December. That’s a hard notion for me to comprehend. […]

How Successful Candidates Steal Job Interviews

Searching for a job can be frustrating, especially if you are devoting full-time hours to the process. You spend hours laboring over the perfect cover letter and making sure your resume is impeccable. You follow all the rules, but still receive no phone calls from employers. What is the deal? You know they called someone. […]

Do You Know How Recruiters Read Executive Resumes?

Wouldn’t you like to know how recruiters read your resume? If you did know, you could leverage that knowledge to incorporate the right strategies into your resume, right? Believe it or not, recruiters are trained how to grab the most information in the least amount of time. By last count, they have shaved the time […]

The Key To Letting Go

We’ve all heard it or been told we need to let go, forgive and forget and this is the right thing to do. It enables us to move forward in life, genuine forgiveness really does lighten the emotional load and in the long term it is true only you become consumed by the wrong you […]

Please Join Me In Welcoming Brian Arnold to the Joseph Chris Team

Brian Arnold comes to Joseph Chris Partners with 25 years of leadership and management experience within a variety of different industries. Brian has held executive level management positions in the fields of Banking and Finance, Construction Management and Sales as well as two separate tours with the United States Army.  He spent his first tour […]