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Personal Branding Weekly – Need to Know Who You Know

Somebody You Currently Work with can be a Valuable Connection. This could be a fellow employee if you work for a company or an organization. If you’re a solopreneur, it could be anyone that you work with whether it is as a client or not. Show More Summary

Hiring Millennials: 6 Tips for Recruiting the Best Young Talent

If you want to diversify your team by hiring more millennials, here’s how to find the best candidates. The post Hiring Millennials: 6 Tips for Recruiting the Best Young Talent appeared first on Brazen Life.

If You Can Do This, You Win

What does everyone want more of? Think about the power you would wield, if you knew the answer. What if you knew what everyone secretly and truly wants? What is it that they’re not saying aloud to anyone, but keeping as a dark secret? Go one step further and imagine if you could DELIVER what … Read the Rest ? No related posts.

Empowerment: The Future of Hiring

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by TalentWise, a technology company that has simplified the hiring process, from the time HR extends the job offer to the new hire’s first day. They have an extensive library of resources available from industry whitepapers to best practices. Show More Summary

The Tim Ferriss Show: Tracy DiNunzio on Rapid Growth and Rapid Learning

This single interview with Tracy DiNunzio, founder of Tradesy, was recorded in three short parts.  You can: Listen to all three on iTunes Download them as MP3s (right click “save as”): Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Download the transcript (PDF, Word) Or stream them now below (If you’re reading this in e-mail, please click […]

5 Tips to Help Your Company Find the Right Person for the Right Position

It can be difficult to accurately gauge how someone will perform in a role during the recruitment process. Ultimately that’s why probationary periods exist. Hiring and training costs a lot of money though, so it is still a better option all round to hire right the first time rather than have to rehire three or [...]Show More Summary

What It Takes To Write For The Daily Show

Following responses are not verbatim I recently had the privilege to sit down with Delaney Yeager, a writer from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Delaney told me about her experience on the show and the hard work it takes to be ready to air at 11pm Monday through Friday. Show More Summary

Why Resumes Are Still Important For Job Seekers

[Sponsored: This post is brought to you by Hloom, a site offering free templates] There is a lot of hype about how resumes are going to die out with the advent of social networking sites. I have actually plead guilty to have written several articles about the “death of resumes” in the past. Show More Summary

How Leaders Can Guard Against Unethical Behavior

When leaders behave in ways that violate ethical norms and harm customers, it has a devastating effect on connection and employee engagement. A quick glance at business news headlines shows the extent to which unethical behavior has become a problem today. Many of these unethical practices seem to defy common sense, such as the restaurant [...]Show More Summary

5 Steps to making time for everything

The people who look like they have everything they want are actually the people who are most clear on what they are willing to give up. Do you ever feel sad that you have never visited the moon? Probably not. Because you just accept that you will not be doing that in your lifetime. We inadvertently start...

5 Ways to Find Out If You’re Making Enough Money

Are you making what you’re worth? Before you accept that raise or job offer, make sure you receive the salary you deserve. Here’s how. The post 5 Ways to Find Out If You’re Making Enough Money appeared first on Brazen Life.

Michelle Phan: Branding Tips from a Video Vixen

If you’ve ever searched for beauty tutorials online, then you’ve likely come across YouTube superstar Michelle Phan. At age 27, Michelle has amassed over seven million subscribers and over one billion views, created her own makeup brand, em cosmetics, and is the co-founder of beauty social networking site and sampling program IPSY.com. Show More Summary

Keep It Simple Like Einstein

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, and no simpler." --Albert Einstein If Einstein was into simple, then why aren't we? Whether you're an entrepreneur, coach/consultant, or someone slugging it out every day in corporate life, you know how...

HRCI Hits SHRM Hard on Certifications, Signs HR Equivalent of Tom Brady...

All has been quiet on the HR front related to the ongoing certification war between HRCI (who brings you the SPHR and the PHR) and SHRM (who earlier this year decided to split from their long standing relationship with HRCI...

My Visit to Google Chicago

Upfront disclosure: I don’t work for Google…yet. Thanks to my new friend Sally Anderson, a human resources partner at Google Chicago, I recently had the opportunity to tour the office and see for myself why Google is one of the...

4 Things Recruiters Will Never Tell You (That Dramatically Affect Your Job Search)

A recruiter can be an ally in your job search, but only if you know how they work. And what they don’t say is more important than what they do. The post 4 Things Recruiters Will Never Tell You (That Dramatically Affect Your Job Search) appeared first on Brazen Life.

Be Prepared for Job or Company Changes (But Not Worried)

You can do everything right, and things can still go splat in your career. As John Elway, two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback, says, “Not only do you have to be good, but you have to be lucky.” Of course, it helps if you can anticipate when your job is at risk. Show More Summary

The Harmful and Ridiculous Lie of “Mentally Strong People”

Last year, when I was in the hellish gutter of one of the worst depression and anxiety episodes of my life, I kept seeing articles pop up in my Facebook feed talking about “mentally strong people” and the actions they take every day. At the time I felt anything but mentally strong. I was just trying to […]

Establish a Team Vision Through Continuous Improvement Meetings

              #52 Hold “Continuous Improvement” Meetings – Periodically pull your team together for a session to identify innovative ways to improve.  The meeting could be focused on ways to increase revenue, reduce costs, improve quality and/or improve efficiency.  List the ideas, prioritize them, select a manageable set to focus [...]Show More Summary

Looking for my next gig

So after one and a half years with Philips in two roles I am ready for the next challenge. What can I do? I can help HR teams leverage social technologies for employer branding, social recruiting, social recognition, internal communications...Show More Summary

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