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With upcoming graduations just around the corner, I was fondly thinking of my own time waiting for when I could finally accept my diploma and jump into the “real” world. That moment when all my hopes were high and I had an idealistic view of the world. Fresh graduates, are so eager to find a job right after college because in order to feel that sense of independence. You earn your own money and live the kind of life you want.
There was a time when you punched that old time clock that you left work behind. You went home to your family, friends, and social lives. The next day, you clocked back in and started your professional life all over for the next 8 hours. You left your work at work and your home life at home. Or did you? Today, the line between our personal and professional lives has become blurred largely due to the way we communicate… social media. It has changed the way we share our news, the way we keep up with our friends, and the way we work.
Returning to TeleTech was an important career changer for Diana Harto. Diana Harto began her career at TeleTech as a Human Capital Generalist in 1998 as the first person hired for the Moundsville facility. She was promoted to Senior Generalist then to Service Delivery Manager for support departments including training, human capital, talent acquisition, quality and facilities. As a part of her personal career growth, she left TeleTech to pursue an opportunity as a Human Resources Manager with another organization. When a similar position became available at TeleTech, she was asked to return. She is now a Senior Human Capital Manager for multiple U.S. sites. When asked why she chose to return to TeleTech, Diana's answer came simply, "The people, the culture, the innovation, the pace, the opportunities – all made it an easy decision for me to return."
Stress is a feeling of anxiety and pressure. This kind of feeling is experienced by most of us and is a natural part of our lives, especially at work. Studies conducted by The American Institute of Stress show that our job is one of the highest causes of stress. Employees experiencing stress in their jobs are one of the common reasons of attrition or poor performance. There are many factors that contribute to stress. Common examples are; deadlines, workloads, new tasks, new boss, new team, etc. According to Wikipedia.Org, "often a stressor can lead the body to have a physiological reaction which can strain a person physically as well as mentally. A variety of factors contribute to workplace stress such as negative workload, isolation, extensive hours worked, toxic work environments, lack of autonomy, difficult relationships among coworkers and management, management bullying, harassment and lack of opportunities or motivation to advancement in one’s skill level."
For the past few days, I have read a lot of articles saying that money is not the most important thing in this world. We need money to buy things that can help us survive each day but it is incomparable with what some intangible things can bring to the table. Love, belongingness, and appreciation are only a few things that people also desire which for me personally are just as important as money is.
TeleTech Guadalajara employees decided to give back in a big way over the holiday season. From the beginning of November through the end of December, employees collected more than 200 blankets. The blankets were donated to the Guadalajara Red Cross in support of local communities hit with disasters, and those left in the cold over the holiday season.
What makes your parents proud and happy is when you fulfill our duties as their children. And one of the biggest gifts that you can give them is a college diploma. Probably your parents are the happiest people on earth by the time we graduate in college. And for you as the child, this means another chapter has ended and a new beginning will start.
There are hundreds of information about job interview tips out there, especially when you Google it. But I have a few tips that will positively prepare your mind and get you that dream job. This applies to novice and expert applicants alike.
Getting your desired salary is not an easy thing to do. Some jobseekers expect too much from employers when asked about their desired income which is I suppose, happens most of the time. I myself have that mindset too. My goal is to always get the compensation that I want whenever I go on a job hunt. And so far, for the past three employments that I have, I ended up having what I wish for.
A job is what you are doing today. A career is built over a lifetime.