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Month: April 2017

Career Advice: The CEO of a billion-dollar brand says he doesn’t hire people with a red-flag quality that’s ‘the enemy of everything’

The CEO of a billion-dollar brand says he doesn’t hire people with a red-flag quality that’s ‘the enemy of everything’

If you’re heading into a job interview planning to self-deprecate and talk about all your past screw-ups, you’re probably not going to get hired. On the flip side, if you’re heading there thinking that you really deserve the interviewer’s job, you’re probably not going to get hired, either.

 

Employer Branding Advice: Does Your Brand Attract Star Employees?

Does Your Brand Attract Star Employees?

by Nate Dvorak and Robert Gabsa Story Highlights A majority of Americans say now is a good time to find a quality job Companies do a poor job of conveying their brand promise to job seekers Organizations need to reach job seekers on an emotional level Many star employees are probably ready to leave their companies.

 

Culture News: A five-step formula for fostering a culture of innovation

A five-step formula for fostering a culture of innovation

The Holy Grail these days is a “culture of innovation”. Everybody wants one. Nobody quite knows what it is or how to arrange it for their firm. Soren Kaplan, a consultant based in San Francisco and affiliated professor at University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, agrees with the desire for a culture of innovation.

 

Employee Value Proposition News: Employees Will Leave Companies That Don’t Offer Flexible Conditions

Employees will leave companies that don’t offer flexible conditions: Study

Australian employees will resign from organisations that don’t offer flexible working conditions, meaning employers are under pressure to evolve and adapt, according to CEB. Since 2011, work/life balance has been the number one driver of attraction for employees on the lookout for new career opportunities, according to CEB ‘s Global Talent Monitor.

 

Employer Brand News: 6 Reasons Employer Branding Is A Must

6 Reasons Employer Branding is a Must

Whether you do it intentionally or not, your company is already creating an employer brand. Your culture and organizational behavior are the products that prospective job candidates are “buying” when they agree to spend the majority of their waking hours working for you.

 

Leadership Advice: A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team — and 3 are ineffective

A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team – and 3 are ineffective

Kim Scott is no psychoanalyst – she’s a CEO coach – but when she talks about the genesis of ineffective leadership styles, she points straight to your experience at 18 months old. At that point, Scott says, you’re taught: “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”