Overcoming Daily Challenges on Your Integrity Assignment

  • overcoming daily challenges on Your Integrity Assignment

In every job, there will be things you find difficult to deal with — stressful deadlines, uncooperative co-workers, counter-productive processes, lack of recognition for your efforts, etc. Although some challenges may just be the nature of the job and there's nothing you can do about it, it's always worth considering if something CAN be done about it.

 

At Integrity Staffing, we want all our associates to feel empowered to take positive action towards resolving challenges, and unblock their road to career success. If you believe you're in a difficult situation, here are 5 steps you can take toward making your work life better.

 

1. Define the challenge.

Rather than focusing on how the challenge makes you feel, try to analyze why that challenge exists in the first place. For example, if a team member rubs you the wrong way, why is that happening? Is the person's family problems causing him/her to be short-tempered? Is he/she from another culture with different norms of behavior?

 

Or, be honest, is it frustration because you're not meeting expectations? If that's the case, the next question is, why not? Whatever is holding you back may be the real challenge that needs to be addressed, not other people's reaction to you.

 

2. Communicate openly.

Trying to repress or avoid your problem won't make it go away. Talk about it with your team leader, your manager and fellow associates. They'll probably tell you you're not the only one facing this challenge, and give you some great advice on dealing with the situation based on their experience.

 

3. Use the resources that are there to help you.

At Integrity, there's a wide range of processes you can tap into, and get the power of our organization on your side. Bring your requests or concerns to Integrity social media, Integrity Answers or our Human Resources department. We also have specialist teams to handle issues with safety, Worker's Comp, etc.

 

4. Plan a strategy to overcome the challenge.

This will most likely be done in collaboration with the resources you've called in to assist you, from your onsite manager to the HR manager. Outline the steps that must be taken to remove or minimize the challenge.

 

5. Put the strategy into action — consistently.

If the challenge was big enough to hinder your job success, it's too big to be eliminated in one day. Persistent effort will be required to make it happen. You may find as you go along that the strategy needs to be adjusted. Go ahead and try that; but if it still doesn't work, you may have to start over and re-evaluate the situation.

 

We hope these steps will help you conquer your challenge. The most important things to remember are: you have the power to make changes for the better, and we are here to help you do that.

Together, we can turn challenges into opportunities to exceed our own expectations!

You might be interested in...

2.20.17
How to Achieve Supplier Diversity
    Integrity Staffing Solutions is committed to diversity among its suppliers as well as its workforce. We believe it's our differences that make us all stronger, and that what really matters are the core values of ambition, work ethic and integrity. This policy of deliberate inclusion helps us understand and anticipate the real needs of our clients, no matter who they are.   We'd like to share with you the basics of our Supplier Diversity Program.   1. Establish a process. We have found that with the best intentions in the world, action won't get taken until there's a defined program and assigned responsibilities. Our active Supplier Diversity Department is the starting point and facilitator for prospective diversity businesses, from answering initial questions to directing suppliers to the appropriate decision maker.   2. Qualify the business. It must be at least 51% owned and controlled/operated by a U.S. citizen and one of the following categories: African...
Read More
2.08.17
The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace
    In this era of globalization, workforce diversity is not just a fact of life, it's a business goal which can deliver real benefits. Here are our top 5 reasons why we believe that hiring policy should include individuals of all ethnicities, cultures, genders and sexual orientations.   1. Increased innovation and problem solving ability. Studies have shown that diverse groups come up with solutions to challenges faster than homogenous ones. A variety of backgrounds brings in a wider range of ideas, knowledge banks and approaches to choose from, or meld into a unique process or strategy.   2. Increased customer approval. Diversity-oriented organizations can offer more and better solutions to their customers; and may attract new business on the basis of having people on staff who can interact easily with the customer.   3. Expanded language skills. Related to point 2 above, international businesses will benefit from being able to speak the same language and...
Read More
1.23.17
Advantages of a Workplace Mentor
  Nearly all highly successful professionals say they couldn't have gotten where they are now without having a mentor in the early stages of their career. Developing a relationship with a more experienced colleague can smooth your path toward your career goals in many ways. Here are just a few of them:   1. Clues you in to the office culture. Someone who's worked there a while can tell you who really gets things done, who's in which clique, and what unwritten rules you'll be expected to play by. Insights into personalities can help you deal strategically with the individuals who will influence your job success.   2. Helps you be heard. Newbies often are afraid to speak up, or don't know how to make their point without making enemies. Plus, the mentor's position within the company can give you a powerful supporting voice if you need one.   3. Helps you listen. Being able to accept feedback, and act on it, will be crucial to your career (and personal) growth; yet it's one...
Read More
General

Title

More Info
You need an account to do that Set up an account Never Mind

Please register for an account first. If you already have one, log in here.