The Secret to Staying Positive During Change in the Workplace

By Dana Bohman |   Tue, Feb 12, 2019 @ 11:38 AM

50% of American workers report being affected by organizational change at work. Those who had gone through change reported noticeably lower job satisfaction, more chronic stress, and less work-life balance than those who didn’t. Whether you’re feeling these effects or are managing employees who are, there is a secret that can help: it’s all about maintaining the right perspective.

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Don’t Talk Politics at Work

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Mon, Dec 03, 2018 @ 08:23 AM

It seems obvious, but it may not be to everyone, and either way, it bears repeating: don’t talk politics at work. It has never been a good idea but in the current hyper-partisan environment of today, it’s a suggestion that you might want to consider making a rule.

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ATR Employee Necia Chase Demonstrates the Importance of Certifications

By Jerry Brenholz |   Thu, Feb 19, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Late last year we published Do Certifications Really Help Job Seekers which looked at some of the current hot skills to have and whether or not certifications and other continuing education helps your career. Today, we want to share the story of Necia Davis-Chase, who works for ATR at Kaiser Permanente as an HR Staffing Coordinator responsible for working with employees on workplace issues ranging from unions and workers comp to benefits and family and medical leave.

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Volunteering May Help You Land Your Next Job

By ATR International |   Thu, Jan 30, 2014 @ 07:47 AM

Maybe you’ve heard about LinkedIn’s new feature, the Volunteer Marketplace. It launched on January 14th to a fair amount of fanfare and generally positive press and reviews. I’m a big supporter of volunteer efforts and understand their importance to many civic and charitable institutions in our community. In some cases they are the very lifeblood. Like so many of you, I know personally how satisfying it is to give back, whether it’s doing something completely new and different or perhaps putting your professional skills to work. Volunteering in and of itself is reward enough but did you know that it can help you professionally?

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What Career Is Best For You?

By ATR International |   Fri, Jan 10, 2014 @ 06:25 AM

Do you like your job? Do you wonder if there’s something better out there? Something you’d enjoy more or maybe just make more money or have more opportunities? Most of us daydream at some point about our “perfect job.” Some are just that, dreams. It would be nice to play first base in Major League Baseball or first chair violin in the symphony, but most of us don’t have those kind of skills and talent. But dreaming about a new career path, a different position, can also be the beginning of real change too. How do you make your dreams a reality? Hard work, tenacity, planning, a little luck, and more hard work!

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Are You Building Temples?

By ATR International |   Fri, Nov 08, 2013 @ 08:33 AM

A traveler passes a quarry and sees three men working.  The traveler asks the first man what he is doing and he replies “cutting stone.”  The second says “earning money to feed and shelter my family.”  When the third man is questioned, he proclaims “I am building a temple.” 

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How To Get Promoted At Work

By ATR International |   Fri, Oct 11, 2013 @ 08:51 AM

Most people want to advance in their careers through promotions and raises. But most people also usually sit quietly, doing their job as well as they possibly can, hoping for that raise or promotion. And while doing your job well is important, it’s only part of the strategy behind getting that promotion that you want. Hoping alone won’t get you there!

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5 Ways To Be Memorable At Work

By ATR International |   Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 08:54 AM

Making yourself memorable at work isn’t always easy, especially if you work at a big company. But there are some basic things you can do to make sure you are considered when promotions, raises and new opportunities within the company arise.

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Are You An Indispensable Employee?

By ATR International |   Wed, Jul 31, 2013 @ 08:53 AM

To be indispensable means you are “essential” or “absolutely necessary.” Look at yourself and what you contribute to your department and company. Are you indispensable? The good news is that no matter what your role, it is possible to be an indispensable employee. Lee Iacocca once said, “The kind of people I look for ar the people who do more than they’re expected to do, they always reach.” This is one key to being indispensable. Here are some others to consider.

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Sleep and Productivity

By ATR International |   Wed, May 15, 2013 @ 08:49 AM

We all know we need a good night's sleep to be effective during the day. But often, sleep is the first thing to suffer when something else demands our attention. It could be staying out late with friends, tending to a sick child, or getting caught up in a good book. Sometimes the motivation to stay up late into the night is more alluring than getting a good night’s sleep. But we often forget how important sleep is to productivity.

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