Are you a seasoned wellness professional getting ready to make your next career move? Bad news: Your resume almost certainly contains these five mistakes. Good news: They’re easy to fix.
1) Respect is the bedrock of strong companies I worked for a top partner at Arthur Andersen – then the leading public accounting firm in the world. When he visited audit teams at clients, he always had individually-wrapped domino-sized Chuckles candies with him. And on more than one occasion, I saw him HURL these things [...]
Ten meeting management tips from a former CFO & COO that help get things done in your health club, yoga studio, wellness center, or healthy lifestyles business.
Certifications, degrees, dependability, positive attitude….all good stuff. But it’s not enough.The most successful wellness businesses look for “broad shoulders” in everyone from the receptionist to the general manager.
Use behavioral interviewing techniques + written assessments, interview questions and demonstrations to assess true capabilities of health and wellness professionals.
You know how you get zillions of unqualified responses whenever you post a job – often from people who clearly didn’t even read the posting closely? And it happens everywhere – newspaper, Craigslist, college and university job boards, Monster.com and on and on. I love what the guy who started the Buckyballs magnetic toy business [...]
Political discussions at work. Not cool. And yes, you CAN put a stop to them – the First Amendment doesn’t apply to employers, only governments. I can point to at least two specific situations where excellent employees LEFT companies because they were so offended by constant political discussion in the office which conflicted with their [...]
Noncash reward and recognition ideas for health clubs, corporate wellness providers, yoga studios, wellness centers, clinics and medical practices and other health and wellness businesses
“Riding the waves” seems like a great way to frame intensity, staying fresh and avoiding staleness and burnout. This guest blog comes from Dr. Darla Sedlacek, a sports and fitness psychologist in Cleveland who teaches at Cleveland State. Darla’s also a marathoner, ultra-marathoner and soccer player, so she gets intensity both as a wellness professional [...]
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