Networking. The word seems to strike fear in the hearts of social wallflowers, while energizing sanguine personalities and calling them to action. Some see it as a necessary evil and something to “work at” but networking is just the cultivation […]
Get some wise old managers in a room and ask them for their best piece of advice and you won’t get any corporate buzzwords, but some ideas like these:
Tweet Trust, belief, assurance, certainty, sureness, hope, dependability, confidence, faith, expectation, responsibility. No matter how you define it, trust is a vital part of any relationship, whether at work, at home, amongst a group of friends, or in the political
These 10 strategies are adapted from Results-Based Leadership(Harvard Business School Press, Boston, www.hbsp.harvard.edu). Honestly, I’ve read more than my share of books on leadership, but this book crystallizes the characteristics of a leader who is driven by results. I believe […]
Preparing for a layoff isn’t anything anyone wants to do, but with unemployment just under 10 percent, the Federal Reserve taking steps to devalue our currency by up to 20 percent, and greater numbers of businesses outsourcing jobs to cheaper
There is no such thing as a recession proof job, but by knowing what your employer wants, you might be able to save your job … or more easily find another one.
I’m not planning on leaving my current job anytime in the near future, but having resigned from other positions, I’ve been counter-offered better pay, better conditions, or better benefits in attempts to “keep me on board.” I’ve turned down every […]
Don’t leave your interview to chance! Get prepared by knowing ahead of time what you’re likely to be asked and have your answers ready.