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Dr. Marie Gould Harper

Five Strategies to Avoid Possible Career Derailment

All too often, hard-working employees fall victim to insecure and hateful coworkers in toxic work environments. A career derailment can follow.

How Smart People Sabotage Opportunities for Success

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, five areas where smart people seem to struggle were identified. APUS Program Director Dr. Marie Gould Harper discusses these and gives some examples she's personally encountered.

Effective Managers Gain the Trust of Their Employees

Start 2019 off right – Show the managerial qualities your employees want to see and work to keep their trust.

When Is It Time for You to Move on and Get a New Job?

Although getting a new job at another company isn’t always easy, it may be the only way that you can grow and feel fulfilled.

Make 2019 the Year You Set Goals and Reach Them

2019 should be the year that you see your dreams manifest in various areas, such as career, family, finances, and education.

How to Improve Leadership Development and Behavior

Many companies have moved to leadership teams and promote collaboration. We can transition our leadership development efforts to individuals on the team.

Remote Work Is Successful, When It’s Done the Right Way

Some of the arguments we make against remote work really do not have anything to do with the practice. Instead, we should focus on deep-seated issues.

Changing Worker Incentives to Reflect Economic Realities

Is it possible to develop a campaign and offer incentives to entice individuals to move nearer to their work? I believe so.

Automated Interviewing: Should Organizations Use It?

Candidates will often favor a job opportunity that has a human touch. If a company representative is not involved from the initial stage of the hiring process, applicants might see themselves as nothing more than a number in an impersonal process.