Tag: Thank

Thank you! This will be my last post, forever. #ProjectEnd

It comes with great pride and a bit of sorrow that I tell you that today will be the last time I’ll be posting on my blog. For the past decade, I’ve been posting each workday my thoughts and ideas about work, technology, and life. As I looked back on over three thousand posts, well over a million words written, I came to realize…

Thank You!

As you go off on your Thanksgiving Holiday – Thank you! Thank you for reading my thoughts. Thank you for your support over the years. Thank you to all those who send me personal notes on how a post impacts you. Thank you to all those who send me personal notes about my grammar errors. In a year that has been so hard on…

A “Thank You” You’ll Never Forget (part 2)

Read Time5 Minute, 44 Second Want some good news? Searching for inspirational stories? Need your faith in humanity restored? Keep reading – I got you. With the spirit of Thanksgiving in mind, I recently asked our team to describe the best “thank you” they ever received. Their response was so overwhelming, I had to break their stories into two posts! You can read the…

A “Thank You” You’ll Never Forget (part 1)

Read Time5 Minute, 39 Second At Haley Marketing, we proactively look for the positives in our professional and personal lives. And given what 2020 has dealt us so far, this habit has been a lifesaver. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I asked our team to describe the best “thank you” they ever received. Their responses were uplifting – and a few were unexpected…

Is Sending a Paper Thank You Note Desperate? The New Norms for Evaluating Job Candidates.

When it comes to how recruiters are evaluating candidates, the rules of the game are rapidly changing. Job interviews are becoming more intense, challenging candidates in new ways to eliminate canned responses – not to mention etiquette that was once commonplace for decades is no longer the norm. For most industries cover letters are now a waste of everyone’s time, social media can now…

A Memorial Day Weekend Thank You!

You may have seen me post this picture before. It is my nephew Paul, a Naval Officer, with his son Mason standing on his feet. Paul has served our country for the past two decades, been wounded and recovered during the second Gulf War conflict, and has had many dangerous tours of duty during that time. He does this to protect our nation and…

The Amazing Effect of “Thank You” on the Job

Happy employees are more productive than unhappy employees. That’s a no-brainer, and we all know that. Every company tries every day to create an environment to make their employees happy. They advertise it in almost every job advert, what cool things they are offering, what amazing benefits they have, how many things they can give their potential employees just to lure them in and…

Give ‘Thank You’ and ‘I Know’ a Rest

I did a piece a while back on how “thank you” can wear out its welcome in the workplace, and come off as insincere if overused. The law of diminishing returns says that the longer you rely on something for results, the weaker its impact will become. People, it turns out, get tired of the same old thing after a while.

This Thanksgiving, Say ‘Thank You’ to Others

I’m coming off a whirlwind of events where I had the opportunity to share my passion for creating more human workplaces by helping millions of employees feel noticed, valued, and appreciated for who they are as well as for what they do. As always at these events, I learned more from the other speakers and from conversations with attendees. So here I share with…

9 Smart Ways to Thank an Event Team

“One way we foster constant appreciation is by encouraging our [employees] to … send positive reinforcement to each other through our TinyPulse [employee engagement] platform any time. The praise can be for big things like helping with a project or …

Candidate Tip O’ The Week: Just say No Thank You….

Last summer, my oldest daughter worked in a daycare. Forty hours a week, sometimes split shifts, and a lot of times… the poop work. Literally. She had a great time with the kiddos (except for that poop part!), learned a lot about holding down a real job, split shifts, commuting, taxes, office politics.  And she learned how to say “No thank you.”  What an…