The Connector Ed. 80
Sep 12th, 2023 | The Connector
Get Ready to Elevate Your Professional Game with our TOC Signature Events!
At The O'Connor Group, we believe in the power of knowledge, networking, and personal growth. That's why we are thrilled to announce the return of our highly anticipated TOC Signature Events this month! Whether you're an industry veteran or just starting your career journey, these events are designed to provide you with invaluable insights and connections to help you succeed.
🌟 TOC Talent Talks –
Friday, September 15th at 8:30am 🌟
Join us for a morning of inspiration and learning as we host some of the brightest minds in the business. Our Talent Talks event will feature thought-provoking discussions on the latest trends in talent acquisition, career development, and leadership. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain fresh perspectives and strategies to elevate your professional journey.
Register here: TOC Talent Talks Registration
☕ TOC Coffee and Connections –
Tuesday, September 26th at 8:30am ☕
Networking is the name of the game, and we've brewed up the perfect opportunity for you to expand your professional circle. Grab your morning coffee and join us for an engaging session of connecting with industry peers, sharing experiences, and building relationships that aid you in your career transition. It's a fantastic chance to grow your network while enjoying your favorite brew.
Register here: TOC Coffee and Connections Registration
🕒 TOC HR Office Hours –
Thursday, September 28th at 3:00pm 🕒
Got burning questions about HR, recruitment, or workplace dynamics? Our HR Office Hours event is your opportunity to get expert advice and solutions. Join us for an informative session where our seasoned HR professionals will provide guidance, share best practices, and address your HR-related inquiries. It's a must-attend event for anyone navigating the complexities of the modern workplace.
Register here: TOC HR Office Hours Registration
Mark your calendars, register for your preferred events, and get ready to unlock new horizons of success with The O'Connor Group.
1. Your Real Problem Isn't a Lack of Time. It's a Lack of Energy
How doing what you love can give you more time. Despite having more leisure time than ever before, many Americans still feel short on time. Executive coach Mandy Brown suggests that the problem isn't lack of time, but lack of energy. While time management techniques can be helpful, the main issue is how you recharge your batteries. Read the full article here!
2. 1 Simple Habit That Separates Winning Leaders From Wannabe Leaders
Leadership Revelation! Break free from fear to unlock employee engagement and innovation. Discover the power of eliminating fear in the workplace to create a culture of trust and unleash your team's true potential. Read the full article here!
3. GVFHRA HR Summit: Embracing Differences + Discovering Similarities = Thriving Businesses
Save the date! On October 20, 2023 at 7:15am, Marcia O'Connor will be speaking at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley in Malvern, PA. As Diversity Panel Moderator, Marcia will be discussing practical strategies to create environments where every employee feels valued and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents. Moving beyond the why to the how.
Register for the event at the link here!
4. How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team
In a recent coaching session with a new business client, a glaring issue surfaced – the pervasive culture of micromanagement plaguing their company. This phenomenon had not only seeped into the very fabric of their organization but had also become an obstacle to productivity, morale, and creativity in recent years. It was time to address this critical issue and embark on a journey to rebuild trust within the team. Read the full article here!
5. RTO pushes continue despite significant employee pushback
The heavier-than-expected resistance to many recent RTO pushes is in the numbers: the percentages of companies requiring their employees to be fully onsite dropped from 49% in January to 39% in July. 33% of companies are fully flexible on work location and 28% of companies require a particular number of days in the office. Read the full article here!
6. Thought Leadership - The Latest Trends!
Each month our Human Resources and Talent Acquisition team members deliver this valuable resource to keep you in the know of the latest topics and trends impacting the people part of your business.
In our latest HireWire Blog, "Staying Ahead of AI in Your Job Search: Humanizing the Hunt," Marketing Coordinator, Julia Carminati, explores how to unlock success in your job search and master the art of human touch in an AI world.
Read more at the link here!
7. Wellness Wednesday...
Practice gratitude to improve your overall well-being. Gratitude can help you feel more positive, reduce stress, and improve your relationships with others!
Here are some ways to practice gratitude:
- Keep a gratitude journal: Write down three to five things you are grateful for each day. This can help you focus on the positive aspects of your life and increase your overall happiness
- Create a gratitude jar: Decorate a jar and fill it with notes about things you are grateful for. This can be a fun and creative way to practice gratitude with your family or friends
- Celebrate your accomplishments: Take time to acknowledge and celebrate your achievements, no matter how small they may seem. This can help you feel more confident and motivated
- Practice mindfulness: Take a few minutes each day to focus on the present moment and appreciate the things around you. This can help you feel more grounded and grateful
- Volunteer: Giving back to others can help you feel more connected to your community and increase your sense of purpose. Look for volunteer opportunities in your area
By incorporating gratitude into your routine, you can improve your overall well-being and lead a happier, healthier life.