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Career Advice: New grads- The unspoken rules of the workplace

New Graduates: These Are The Unspoken Rules Of The Workplace No One Tells You

Graduation is an exciting (and scary) time; you’re leaving a world where you know all the rules and entering into a world where what’s expected of you often isn’t so clear cut. The rules that truly matter in the workplace are often not written anywhere-they’re simply things that those who have been in it for a while consider to be obvious.

 

Career Advice: Elon Musk Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

Elon Musk Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

In his recent TED interview, the serial entrepreneur hit on what it takes to develop a successful mindset.

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.

 

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.”

 

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.

 

Culture Advice: The Serious Business of Sandboxes

The Serious Business of Sandboxes

“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind), those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” Charles Darwin, the author of this quote, was known more for his expertise on the science of evolution than the science of management.

 

Career Advice: The Mid-Career Internship

The Mid-Career Internship

For women who have been away for the workforce for a spell, sometimes re-entry programs are the only way back in.

 

Culture Advice: How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right

How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right

Creating diverse and inclusive workplaces isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. There is also a well-documented business case for how diversity positively impacts the bottom line. But once you’ve put the time and effort into building your multitalented, multifaceted A-team, you’re not going to keep them if they don’t feel valued, understood, and comfortable.

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