Monthly Archives: March 2008

Mar 31

SMART Goal Setting — Time Bound

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

In this series on goal setting using the traditional “SMART” methodology, the “T” represents “time-bound” for the goal. Or, in short: no date, no goal. Time-bound goals help provide a sense of urgency to the goal, a sense that it is important and needs to be completed. The uncertainty of business taints this ideal, however. […]

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Mar 25

What is Your E-mail Response Time?

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Everyone gets e-mail and responds to it. The question is this: do you and your team have an agreed upon response time to e-mail? For some, especially in operations, it may be important to respond to e-mail hourly. For others, responding within 24-hours may be perfectly appropriate. The response time agreement is important for two […]

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Mar 04

Questions to ask during the interview

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

In our work, finding the right fit within an organization is important, even if the organization changes every 18-months. Being able to work in a compatible environment reduces stress, improves your work, and helps elevate your career. How do you find out about the culture, management style and work environment of your potential new management […]

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