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Entries Tagged as 'Worthwhile Work'

Reinventing your job specification

May 29th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Previously (here) I talked about the value to an organisation of redesigning job specs to motivate and inspire job seekers to take on the job. For those seeking to move into a job and an organisation where their talents will be not only recognised, but given free reign to really soar.  What we want is [...]

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In search of a job spec that inspires!

May 26th, 2006 · 3 Comments

Over on Talking Story, Rosa has an interesting post on simplifying job descriptions – simply titled "Got a job to fill?  Tell it like it is". I love how Rosa thinks, her blog is on my ‘must read’ list (sometimes, though, I have to put off reading for when I have more time, as her [...]

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Attitude is key in the new workplace

May 23rd, 2006 · 2 Comments

With skill shortages abounding in the traditional professions here in Australia, and the competition for each skilled person coming on the market so fierce – professional practices and many other industries are having to think laterally to attract and employ staff. My husband has a professional practice, and so I have experienced first hand (as [...]

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Making our escape from 'corporate'

May 19th, 2006 · No Comments

I can recall a time, many years ago now, when I first decided I wanted to be my own boss and escape the shackles of the job I was in.  I was newly married, working in an intense job as a marketing executive for a computer software developer and I was so tired (mentally more [...]

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Do you feel like you’re stuck on one of those electronic treadmills?

May 5th, 2006 · No Comments

 You know, the ones you set the speed on, and then start walking, jogging or running in place, never getting anywhere (unless you belong to one of those fancy schmancy gyms where they have the video connected to the treadmill and you run through scenery…) . . . day in, day out, your feet are [...]

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Tags: Reinvention · Resourcing for Women Who Do Too Much · Worthwhile Work

Doing a great job, not just a good job #2

March 27th, 2006 · No Comments

Thanks for your response to my post on The difference between doing a good job and doing a great job.  There, we discussed the need to ‘refresh’ the page on our work – be it corporate or small business. . .and check out our underlying assumptions and paradigms by taking a different view of the [...]

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Being passionate about your work

March 15th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Lately, I have been reminded of something I knew, but had temporarily forgotten.  The more you have passion, enthusiasm and engagement with your work, the more everything in your life works. I talked about how large a part passion plays in our enjoyment and productivity at work in a post back in January.  I promised [...]

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January 25th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Did I get you in with that title? Even though today is our 20th wedding anniversary and passion obviously plays a big part in THAT achievement, that is not the subject of this posting today. Anyway. I have been thinking about passion as it relates to our work.  To what we do with our hours [...]

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