<![CDATA[Columnist Cindy Krischer Goodman |]]> http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/ en-us Wed, 09 Aug 2017 19:21:02 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 09 Aug 2017 19:21:02 EDT Cindy Krischer Goodman 60 webmaster@miamiherald.com Navigate Valentine’s Day at work with caution http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article132059339.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:39:00 EST

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Job burnout? How to recognize it, how to cure it and how to avoid it http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article129162419.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 29 Jan 2017 07:00:00 EST

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Is working late a necessity, or a habit? http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article126584109.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:20:00 EST

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2017 looks like it will be a big year for workplace flexibility http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article123839719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 16:18:00 EST

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Even if business is slow, the holidays can be a good time to reset your career path http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article121487992.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 18 Dec 2016 19:00:00 EST

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In the workplace, manage post-election stress to finish out the year strong http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article118668288.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:00:00 EST

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Do you have what it takes to remain ‘relevant’? http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article115819758.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EST

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As employers try to bring joy to the job, perks for workers go way beyond the basics http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article112665958.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 07:00:00 EST

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They took a break from work. But things have changed so much, they need help http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article110066447.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:00:00 EDT

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In the work/life balance debate, men are joining the conversation http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article106421457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:00:00 EDT

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Gen Z workers ditching the corner office for face-to-face collaboration http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article100999597.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:00:00 EDT

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School’s on: Working parents take a team approach http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article98172007.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:00:00 EDT

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Is talking politics at work bad for business? http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article95372017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:00 EDT

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Do we work as much as we think we do? It's becoming more difficult to track http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article92728307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 31 Jul 2016 19:00:00 EDT

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Workers are dressing more casually. Does that affect productivity? http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article90019197.html#storylink=rss Office dress codes are becoming more casual, particularly during the hot summer months

There’s no consensus among researchers on how dress affects work performance

Workplace dress affects perceptions by clients and customers

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Working on vacation? Here’s how to do it without angering your family http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article88279067.html#storylink=rss Tensions can be avoided with a little planning and, if necessary, compromise

Survey finds that 97 percent of executives still connect to work on vacation

No one wants to feel so buried in email that they wish they had stayed home

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Talented employees, great managers: hunting for the best fit http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article87195862.html#storylink=rss Jim Harter, an author and Gallup executive, has studied workplace issues for over 30 years

One of his insights: Talented employees want great managers

When organizations get “engagement” right, they improve company performance, Harter says

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When work slows in summer, work out http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article85917167.html#storylink=rss Use summer to begin exercise routines to enhance your work/life balance

Some workplaces make exercise convenient

There are a variety of ways to help you stay motivated to exercise consistently

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Millennial dads expect to share parenting http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article84492677.html#storylink=rss New report shows 30 percent of fathers ages 18-34 share care-giving equally with their spouse or significant other

Wives’ earnings influence dads’ satisfaction with shared parenting

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Great expectations: New grads enter the world of work http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article81928367.html#storylink=rss New college grads nationwide are seeing the hottest job market since 2009

They want and expect a life outside work and a fulfilling employee experience at the outset of their careers

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As work schedules become flexible, so do options for childcare http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article79034727.html#storylink=rss Alternatives to full-time childcare provide parents options to fit their new ways of working

Nannies on demand, day care, after-care on demand, drop-in care are some of the newer choices

High-quality childcare is out of reach for many families

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Transparency is key to employee trust http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article76119857.html#storylink=rss Kelly Ripa was blindsided by the announcement that her “Live with Kelly & Michael” co-host Michael Strahan will be leaving the show

Ripa didn’t return to work until after executives for ABC apologized to her for the way she was told the news

The drama is a high-profile example of what happens when employees feel management has kept important information from them

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Best Mother’s Day gift: paid maternity leave http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article74750732.html#storylink=rss Businesses win when offering parental leave

Employers step up to keep their new mothers engaged

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As telecommuting soars, perceptions — and culture — must shift http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article73407252.html#storylink=rss Policies on working from home clarify what’s expected, and sometimes can also help with recruiting

Managers must communicate expectations often, focusing on productivity

Companies with a dispersed workforce are finding that employee collaboration is possible

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Florida’s women leaders focus on growth and balance http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article72147887.html#storylink=rss New survey by The Commonwealth Institute South Florida shows that many women leaders in the region are committed to growing their business this year

As they manage growth, women leaders are adopting new strategies to manage their personal lives in a positive way

Carving out time for family is among the top concerns

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The new direction of corporate wellness http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article67658262.html#storylink=rss Employers focus on employee well-being, often with a holistic approach

New programs focus on stress management, sleep management and financial health, among other areas

New approaches to wellness de-emphasize expectations of an immediate return on investment through medical cost reductions

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Plotting your career path? What do the numbers reveal? http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article64841942.html#storylink=rss Work/Life Balancing Act is a thrice-monthly column that focuses on career issues

Companies are embracing the power of data to make successful hires

Workforce analytics are being used to guide procedures not only in hiring but in scheduling, training, compensation decisions, among many others

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Reclaiming your life: At times, it’s best to change course http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article63444037.html#storylink=rss As the economy and job market improve, many are rethinking their work/life balance

Taking the first step toward change requires perspective

One executive says employees often underestimate how willing managers are to help staffers achieve goals

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Work/Life Balancing Act: Pick your business partners with caution http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article62030907.html#storylink=rss Friends and business partners can be successful

Many find a written operating agreement forces them to establish ground rules

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Find ways to build your legacy http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article60688061.html#storylink=rss Author Brad Meltzer says there are four spheres where we create legacies: our jobs, our personal lives, our communities and with strangers

Legacy-building tends to take hold when it stems from something you’re passionate about

In deciding exactly what you want your legacy to be, identify your strengths and talents

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