Stop Begging To Be Hired!

The hiring process is a one which is beneficial to both the organization and job applicants. By its bi-directional nature it is a mutual assessment of two prospective partners. The fact that one party, the corporate entity has deep pockets does not diminish their need for YOU the applicant. It

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Being a Workaholic Nearly Killed Me. Here’s What I’m Doing Differently

I’ve written about my heart attacks several times before, but bear with me, because I’m still in the long process of healing and understanding what it’s all about and how I need to change my life. Quick recap: Last July I had two heart attacks which led to the discovery

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9 Types of Unconscious Bias and the Shocking Ways They Affect Your Recruiting Efforts

How many decisions have you made today? 5? 10? 15? Chances are you won’t be able to put an exact figure on it. That’s because we make countless decisions every day without even realising it. Even as you sit here reading this you’re making decisions. Decisions about me, the content,

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California Bill Tweaks Sexual Harassment Law To Account For Venture Capital

Following numerous public revelations about bad behavior in the tech industry, a Golden State senator wants to ensure that founders and funders are in line with the law. Last week, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson introduced a bill to the California legislature that targets sexual harassment in venture capital, several instances of

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Why The Best Leaders Are Fulltime Learners

Tell me something you’ve learned recently. It’s a question we ask in most interviews to determine whether a candidate has the intellectual curiosity we look for in team members. If she can’t tell me anything she’s learned in the last month, I know it won’t be a good long-term fit,

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How To Deal With Difficult People

Some people go to extraordinary lengths to be difficult. Think of the diva actress whose on-set needs can never be met or the boss who keeps moving the goal posts. The difficult person elevates the deliberate provocation to an art form. The underlying message is often, “Unless you agree with

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How Do I Make A Career Path?

Career pathing is the process used by an employee to chart a course within an organization for his or her career path and career development. Career pathing involves understanding what knowledge, skills, personal characteristics, and experience are required for an employee to progress his or her career laterally, or through

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7 Sure Signs That Your Workplace Is Toxic

By Marcel Schwantes Principal and founder, Leadership From the Core Culled From Inc.com Do you work in a toxic workplace? I’ll share what that looks like in a minute. But if you do, there comes a time when we all need to evaluate our work environment and the people we work

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Ladies, For Your Job Search, Be Confident And Selective

We live in a society in which many people, unfortunately, tie the full gamut of their individual self worth with their job or lack of thereof. Consequently, because of this odd attachment of self worth to a job, in the search for a good job, many job applicants are despondent

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Stop Being Afraid, It Is Not Your Only Option

You are probably totally disengaged from your job, if you do not recognize the concern and undercurrent fear or concern of certain folks in the workplace. Human Resources Departments that have not conducted a culture and health check survey of employees in the light of new Legislation and the Social

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