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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.”

 

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.

 

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