Shane Parrish is an entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Farnam Street. Looking back on my first years out of school and the countless mistakes I made, I can’t help but feel that any success I’ve enjoyed is more through dumb luck than any particular brilliance on my part. Through Farnam Street, I detail […]
A leader’s success is largely incumbent on their capacity to influence other people. And 21st century leadership is about creating relationships of integrity, authenticity and trust, as loyalty is now earned through relationships and collaboration, rather than through titular power. Yet, forging deep, trusting business relationships is often awkward, unchartered territory for leaders. Many are […]
“You should never be afraid to let your personality and style come through.” That has been a foundational statement for me during my career. My first job out of college was working in the sales division for IBM. I always tell people that IBM was the Google of its day. As part of the role of […]
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Good writing skills are valuable in almost any profession. We engage in all kinds of written communication in the workplace, and often the reputation of our business rests on being able to convey a clear message. Think about the last time you received a poorly written email and spent time trying to decipher what the […]
One of the toughest things in business is when you get well-meaning advice from advisors, investors, or friends of the company who are valuable but might hold some ideas.
A good job board also means it has a well designed interface that is pleasing to the eye. Here are 5 job boards I picked that offer solid design
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Some companies are having a hard time selling people on a career in sales.
There are 80 million of them. They want jobs that benefit the world. Â By 2020, they will comprise 50% of the workforce; by 2025, that percentage will grow to 75%.
Young, idealistic workers are now the majority of the workforce. That means big opportunities for nonprofits and social-driven businesses.
In the past year, the job market continued to roar back, but some older workers still struggled to find employment. More local companies told employees to go home and stay home to work. People looked for yet more ways to be productive in that never-ending quest to balance the demands of the office with the […]
Is judgement by appearance a fact of life or exclusive to Facebook recruiting? Does it make job seekers powerless or are we all being judged by appearance?
Over the past couple years, we’ve been talking about employee engagement, war for talent, and retention. These issues are important and businesses need to pay attention. But there’s one more issue that I want to point out. It’s connected to all three of these issues. It has to do with management knowledge and skills.