Happy Thanksgiving

November 26 , 2014

Happy Thanksgiving! There couldn’t be a better time to express our appreciation for the extraordinary people that we regard as the Solomon Page Group family: our employees, our clients and candidates. We are grateful for the relationships we share and extend our best wishes to you and those you...

Filed Under: Happy Holidays, happy thanksgiving, thanksgiving

If You Could Choose Your Title, What Would It Be?

November 24 , 2014

Superman, Spiderman, Batman—they’re all superheroes but these three have one other great thing in common: they chose their own titles. These self-reflective titles give us insight on who they are—one is a teenager accidentally bitten by a radioactive spider, another is a grown man haunted by...

Filed Under: ambition, Branding, branding, creativity, Your Career, your career

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

November 20 , 2014

Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs and productivity experts recommend the idea highly as a huge productivity booster that will help you free up time and head space for all the things that really matter.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Good Habits, good habits, Quick Tips, quick tips, Success, success

News From Solomon Page Group

November 18 , 2014

Solomon Page Group is again on Crain's New York Business' list of New York's 150 Largest Privately Held Companies (Nov. 17-23, 2014 issue)! Now in our 24th year of providing professional staffing solutions, we continue with our commitment to provide quality, consistency and results under one...

Filed Under: Awards, awards, Company News, company news, SPG News

Why You Should Listen, Even If Others Don't

November 17 , 2014

The odds are very good that the last person to whom you spoke barely heard anything you said. Don't take it personally - most people just don't listen.

Filed Under: Career Advice, Communication, communication, Good Habits, good habits, Skills, skills

How To Stay Focused In A Distracting Workplace

November 14 , 2014

If you’re struggling to concentrate in a crowded office, there are a few simple things you can do to weed out distractions and get back to your work.

Filed Under: Focus, focus, Good Habits, good habits, Productivity, productivity, Your Career, your career

How To Make Friends With Ambitious People

November 13 , 2014

If you’re trying to take yourself and your life to the next level, it makes a lot of sense to aim higher when it comes to making friends. The right friends will support you emotional and provide practical help along the way.

Filed Under: ambition, Professional Development, professional development, Quick Tips, quick tips, Skills, skills

The Cost of Conflict

November 10 , 2014

"Every conflict we face in life is rich with positive and negative potential. It can be a source of inspiration, enlightenment, learning, transformation, and growth - or rage, fear, shame, entrapment, and resistance. The choice is not up to our opponents, but to us, and our willingness to face and...

Filed Under: ambition, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Success, success, Your Career, your career

How To Be More Organized At Work

November 06 , 2014

Organization is a pain, but the simple truth of the matter is organized people get more done. Why? Generally speaking, they have better time management, live with less mess and get in less trouble. If you want to decrease the mistakes you make and stop getting in your own way the only real option...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Strategy, Productivity, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips

Do You Have These 4 Soft-People Skills?

November 03 , 2014

Have you worked with or for a person with a strong leader-type personality? They’re adept in driving for results and measuring performance. They have no issue delivering hard feedback or making tough decisions. At times however, their sharp edge becomes a limitation. They haven’t spent much time...

Filed Under: Personality, personality, Skills, skills, Social Impact, Success, success