I’ve been getting spammed by a vendor who starts every email “Hi Deepak” and continues to tell me why I should meet with them.
Some recent goings-on:
We like to believe that it’s an absolute impossibility to condense all of our great knowledge, skills and abilities. We think that if we condense, we’re omitting. If we remove, it’ll be lost.
Not quite an “uberization” movement, but now you can be rated for your services as a recruiter. Treat a candidate well, five stars for you. Spam a candidate, one star! Completed is a newish professional networking website that wants to make it easier to rate and rank, not just recruiters, but all business professionals. It’s a hybrid between […]
Recognize This! – Givers find energy when they give in self-protective and personally meaningful ways, and when they are recognized and reminded of how their contributions matter.
My guest today is author and career coach Stephanie Brown. Her new book is called Fired: why losing your job is the best thing that can happen to you. Stephanie held senior roles at Nike before leaving to take a chance on a job at a smaller company, who subsequently fired her. Knowing that ama
Crafting a resume is one of the keys to getting the job of your dream. However, unfortunately, not all people realize how a good resume should look like. What if you worked for one company for a long time without leaving it and got promoted within your department? What is the best way to lis
Whether it’s the job or your dreams or you’re just keeping an eye out.
In 2016, U.S. residents logged 457.4 million person‑trips for business purposes. Life on the road can give employees an opportunity to see new places and immerse themselves in a new culture, but it also can sometimes put them at a higher risk for contracting illness. Health risks are of particular concern for business travelers overseas, […]
May 25, 2018 — mark the date. That’s the day when the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force. So why is this a big deal? The EU already has a data protection law that covers how data collected from citizens of its member states is stored and used. To use a cliche — this […]
A manager at a constructive conversations seminar I was giving shared a great example of what I believe is one of the most powerful communication devices for getting to heart of an issue.
You’ve done everything right – put in the time and effort to show that your qualifications match the needs of the employer. And then, out of nowhere, you receive a call to come in for an interview! Your hard work has gotten you this far, but it isn’t over yet. Researching and properly preparing for […]
How do you view employees? We rarely talk about this in public forums or meetings, but we have no problem giving people our opinion in the hallway!! We wanted to stem the tide of side conversations at the March HR Roundtable (of Cincinnati) and took on the topic “Employee relations, and how to do it […]
Subject Matter Experts We all know that phone screening technical talent or highly specialized skill sets is difficult and highly subjective – especially if the interviewer isn’t technical themselves. In a small to mid-size organization, there may only be one person in the company who knows “good versus great answers” to domain-specific questions. In most cases, this […]