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Month: March 2017 (page 1 of 2)

Career Advice: Three Ways To Add Personality To Your Resume

Three Ways To Add Personality To Your Resume (And Three Ways Not To) | Fast Company

It takes a hiring manager just a few seconds to look at your resume and decide whether or not they like you enough to want to meet you. That’s precious little time to stand out and convey not just your professional skills but who you are.

 

Leadership Advice: To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but with. What sets that person apart from every other boss? Simple. They gave: generously, selflessly, and without expectation of return.

 

Culture Advice: Do You Have A High Trust Team?

Is Your Staff A High-Trust Team?

After over 22 years of leading teams and 10 years of working in executive search and staff consulting, it’s safe to say I’ve worked with my fair share of teams. I’ve witnessed all kinds of different team dynamics, from healthy to toxic, flexible to rigid, informal to formal, and everywhere in between.

 

Work/Life Balance News: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority over the more important things in her life, and, as often happens in fables, karma is not on her side.

 

Culture Advice: Six Key Factors That Will Help You Retain Top Talent

Six Key Factors That Will Help You Retain Top Talent

Today’s job market is still very much in favor of candidates, and employers have to work harder than ever to attract and retain their best employees. It’s no longer enough to offer a competitive salary and benefits package – top talent want something bigger, and they have no problem moving on if they don’t find it.

Talent Strategy News: A Strategic Plan Without A Talent Strategy Isn’t A Plan

A Strategic Plan Without a Talent Strategy Isn’t a Plan

“So what happens if I create strategy and ‘ignore’ the talent side since we have never paired the two together?” As a senior faculty member for the Human Capital Institute, I was leading a two-day strategic workforce planning session recently in Singapore when that question was posed to me.

Recruitment Advice: Three Potential Points Of Agony In Recruitment

Three Potential Points Of Agony In Recruitment

There can be three potential points of agony associated with hiring people. One is finding capable people in the first place. Two, when staff retention is crucial and you are worried that key people may jump ship. And three, when staff turnover is embarrassingly high and this speaks volumes about your business.

Employer Branding Advice: Five Ways to Manage & Protect Your Employer Brand

Five Ways to Manage and Protect Your Employer Brand

By Alyssa Krane It’s a battleground out there. The war for critical, game-changing talent continues. The best minds have options and do their research. Your employer brand is so much more than pretty pictures and marketing – it’s a peephole into the soul of your company. Why should great talent consider you?

Recruitment Advice: The Hidden Talent Pool That Companies Are Missing

Grads of LifeVoice: The Hidden Talent Pool That Companies Are Missing

I just celebrated my tenth year at Google, and for a decade, I have had my dream job. I’m on the team that launched Google Apps for Education into higher education and K12. I’m on the team that launched Chromebooks into education.

 

Employer Branding News: Australia: Is this the worst recruitment ad ever?

Australia: Is this the worst recruitment ad ever? – BBC News

A recruitment video featuring stilted performances from real government employees has been widely panned as awkward and cringe-worthy in Australia. The Game Changers ad is aimed at enticing young people to apply for the finance department’s graduate scheme. In one of the more mocked lines a woman says: “Hey guys, I’m just heading downstairs for my paleo pear and banana bread.

 

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