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  • Be the Authentic Leader Your People Need
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - March 28, 2017
    Many leaders are unaware of how their lack of authenticity chips away at people, breeding dissatisfaction, distrust and disloyalty. Organizational effectiveness and productivity suffer when workers view leaders as inauthentic. One out of three people distrusts his or her employer, according to the 2017 Edelman “Trust Barometer.” Four out of five don’t see authenticity in their leaders’ performance. W...
  • Customized Company Culture
    by Steve Farber - March 28, 2017
    When you’re building a culture that matters, the mission matters. Researchers with Deloitte, for instance, found that “mission-driven” companies typically are first or second in their market segment, have 30 percent higher levels of innovation, and have 40 percent higher retention levels. Neil Gill faced this challenge in 2015 when he took over as president and CEO of Dogtopia, which offers daycare, boardi...
  • The Uber Thing: Now Is Your Chance to Get Funding for Leadership Training
    by Kris Dunn - March 28, 2017
    By now you've heard the news coming out of Uber. We always knew that this startup darling had a rough and tumble culture, and let's face it - sometimes that's needed to spark innovation. But reasonable people know you can have a performance-based culture without creating an environment full of bad stuff - including harassment. If you've always wanted to get budget for manager/leadership training, now is th...
  • How to Hit the Job Market Successfully While Still Working
    by Jessica Holbrook Hernandez - March 27, 2017
    Job searching while you’re still working can be quite the undertaking, but it’s your best bet for climbing the corporate ladder without your having to lose out on any opportunities (or money for that matter). In order to conduct a successful job search without negatively impacting your current position, I have gathered some top tips to get you moving in the right direction. Notify Your Network Be sure to let...
  • Is Your Resume Readable on Mobile Devices?
    by Lisa Rangel - March 27, 2017
    Just when you think the resume is outdated or no longer serves a purpose, it is resurrected with new life and new purpose – assuming it ever really died in the first place. What is the new-to-you-because-it-really-isn’t-new resume purpose? Ensuring your resume can be read on mobile devices. When I was a recruiter, I used to look at resumes in 2008 via email on my chunky Samsung phone (Man, I loved that pho...
  • Job Search - Got A Foolproof Plan?
    by Georgia Adamson - March 27, 2017
    Have you ever had a job search go exactly as planned from start to finish? Seriously? In case my question wasn’t clear, I don’t mean in your dreams but in real life! In fact, if you ever did have that experience, I’d love to hear about it, because I don’t think I’ve ever run into someone who could make that claim truthfully. JOB SEARCH SPEED BUMPS & ROADBLOCKS Since we recently entered a new...
  • 3 Phrases That Kill The Effectiveness of Your Executive Resume
    by Laura Smith-Proulx - March 24, 2017
    Want to distinguish your leadership brand among competing candidates? Then ditch the boring language you’ve seen on other executive resumes. Just because other resumes (both professionally created and self-written) employ a blend of monotonous, overused words doesn’t mean you have to follow suit. Shake things up and inject some power into your personal brand message by refusing to add these mundane descripto...
  • 5 Creative Ways To Reach Your Professional Development Goals
    by Lindsey Pollak - March 24, 2017
    In a recent blog post, I discussed a common trait I find among most successful professionals: They are committed to continuous learning and development. As you contemplate your goals for 2017, I urge you to put professional development on your own to-do list as an “essential.” And if you’re a manager, remember that training and development can be a prime way to retain your employees as well. In fact, nearl...
  • How Being Humiliated Can Make You A Great Leader
    by Kathy Caprino - March 24, 2017
    Experiencing public humiliation can feel excruciatingly challenging and confidence-crushing, especially for leaders of organizations who thrive on appearing that they have it all together. But as we see in our personal lives, humiliation can be one of the most potent and transformative pathways to growth, resilience and courage. Interested in learning more about how we can turn our humiliating experiences into fuel for grow...
  • 5 Tips To Make Sure Your Executive Resume Is Ready For 2017
    by Louise Garver - March 23, 2017
    Companies with new budgets and new demands for products and services start posting new openings in the first quarter of the new year (and some companies have already begun). Is your executive resume prepared for a 2017 job search? Let’s state the obvious: your executive resume should be ready to go at all times, even if you’re not actively seeking a new position. You don’t want to miss out on a great op...