When thinking about what organizations need to do to effectively compete in today’s challenging marketplace, I can’t help but turn to that sage advice offered by Jim Collins in his books “Built to Last” and “Good to Great.” […]
If only I would get $1 every time I heard a human resources (HR) professional say, “I need our leaders to do more with less!” It isn’t just local HR talent desperately needing critical leadership qualities. Insights from […]
If you are involved in recruitment, I am sure you have seen it all – from candidates who have fallen asleep or who have answered cell phone calls in an interview to candidates who have asked if having […]
Recruiters only give your resume 20 to 30 seconds of air time before moving on to the next candidate—that is, if they even see your resume at all. The black hole known only to job seekers is officially […]
Some of you may remember when you could work for a “good” company, stay out of trouble, show up for work on a regular basis, keep your mouth shut and expect somewhat regular promotions and to eventually be […]
As I begin each New Year, I undergo what has become an annual ritual: developing a spreadsheet of objectives and goals for the upcoming year. This year, I realized that setting these goals and objectives is not enough. […]
The holidays are a time of celebration, reflection and excitement. We celebrate the successes and reflect on the shortcomings of the previous year, yet we are filled with excitement of the New Year to come. A good friend […]
In today’s ongoing tumultuous environment, both in for-profit and not-for-profit market space, change in organizations is exceeding the pace that most individuals can adapt to comfortably. As organizations merge, restructure their models of operations, downsize, disappear or are […]
In a world of LinkedIn and other social media sites as well as personal web pages, what role do traditional resumes and cover letters now play? The answer to that question is complex. While it is true that […]
What is corporate strategy? By definition, corporate strategy is “the overall scope and direction of a corporation and the way in which its various business operations work together to achieve particular goals” (BusinessDictionary.com). When I hear definitions like […]