All posts by Barry Schapiro

About Barry Schapiro

Barry is the Workforce Solutions Group Practice Leader for Leadership and Professional Development. His experience includes delivery and management of business training in a variety of industries, with specialties in leadership, team development, generational diversity, and customer service. Twitter
  • Informal Networking
    Informal Networking

    You need to be prepared to meet people singly and in groups at any time, so working a room is an important networking skill that you will carry into the rest of your career. It will help...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Managing Stress: How to Cope With Change
    Managing Stress: How to Cope With Change

    Stress affects us physically and psychologically, and is generally a result of changes we experience in our lives. We can't control everything in our environment, but we can control how we respond to those experiences. Learning how...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • More Job Interview Tips
    More Job Interview Tips

    Prepare for three different types of interviews - panel, serial, and telephone - along with some general etiquette for interview situations.

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Seven Tips for Successful Job Interviews
    Seven Tips for Successful Job Interviews

    Prepare for the all-important interview. In addition to general tips and trends, you'll learn about the increasingly common behavioral interview techniques and how to best respond to behavioral interview questions.

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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  • Business and Career Success
    Top Ten Beliefs for Business and Career Success

    The fact is there are many roads to success, but underlying them all is that successful people share certain beliefs about themselves, their colleagues, and their customers.

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Preventing Employee Burnout
    Preventing Employee Burnout

    Employee stress and burnout imperil individual employees and the health of a business. It's often the best employees that experience burnout first or most severely. Burnout can be prevented by some structural and cultural changes in the...

    • Posted September 22, 2016
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  • Ten Tips For Business Networking
    Ten Tips For Business Networking

    In today's business environment, networking is more important than ever. These ten tips on how to be an effective networker emphasize that networking is about relationships - not using people. Here's how to make sure the right...

    • Posted August 9, 2016
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  • Avoiding the Perils of Groupthink
    Avoiding the Perils of Groupthink

    Working in teams has become the norm in global business. Teamwork often leads to better solutions and decisions, but not always. Groupthink is a danger when dissent is discouraged in groups. Certain group characteristics may lead to...

    • Posted July 12, 2016
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  • Making Meetings More Productive
    Making Meetings More Productive

    How can we make meetings more productive, and how can we decide whether a meeting is even necessary? When meetings really are necessary, consider the use of new technologies to save time and money. When you hold...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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  • Making Teamwork Happen
    Making Teamwork Happen

    Teamwork doesn't happen automatically when you put a bunch of people in the same room. Teams go through four stages of development, each stage having its own characteristics and outcomes. We can learn how to accelerate team...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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