Tag: exercise

How to Not Screw Up Predictions (Exercise: Consider and Decide)

Read Time1 Minute, 0 Second “Predictions don’t give you answers. They give you more questions. And it’s essential to explore those questions before you make decisions based on predictions, especially when people and their careers are involved.” - Heather Bussing   How to Not Screw Up Predictions (Exercise: Consider and Decide)   Part 1: How to Not Screw Up Predictions (when you’re working with…

This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Have you heard? For four straight months this year, the number of open jobs outnumbered the people out of work in the U.S. If you’re like most in the talent acquisition biz, you’re probably feeling the squeeze of this historically tight labor market. There are no signs that this trend will slow down soon, which is great news for workers but makes our jobs…

Here's a simple exercise that can help you think through any big decision

Anxiety gets a bad rap.  We often talk about it as something that needs to be “cured.” But according to “Anxiety Toolkit” author Alice Boyes, that’s over-simplifying. With a little mental finesse, anxiety can be an ally. Boyes herself uses a simple thinking exercise to put her anxious nature to good use.  “I make myself think of the worst that could happen and the…