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The best perk of being Diamond level at Hilton

This story begins at 3am in the Orrington Hotel when I am answering emails. I woke up in the middle of the night to my son vomiting on the bed, which we are sharing, and now smells faintly of chewed up room service fruit plate. Maybe I should have said no to room service. It’s extravagant. But he...

Find New Ways to Connect by Discussing a Story a Week

#78 Discuss a Story a Week Part IV of Fired Up or Burned Out has 20 inspiring stories of great leaders who created Connection Cultures (see pages 132-194). Take your team through one story each week and discuss how you can employ the practices in each chapter to your workplace. Show More Summary

How to Find Talent on LinkedIn [Infographic]

Gone are the days when business executives debate whether social media is the flavor of the month at the buzzword ice cream shop. Social media has become one of the most invaluable resources for staffing and recruiting companies.  And, its popularity continues to gain momentum. Today, the vast majority of business professionals and job seekers are [...]Show More Summary

Career as an Airline Pilot

Do you have a love of flying? Do you feel depressed when you have to work in a land-based job? And would you like to travel the world? If so, the idea of becoming a commercial airline pilot may have crossed your mind. Yes, on first reflection it appears to be a demanding and highly [...]Show More Summary

5 Career Paths People Are Least Likely To Follow

There are hundreds, if not thousands of career paths that one can select. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a job after finishing your education. Or even if you are bored of working in your industry and want to work elsewhere. There’s always going to be a career choice out there for you. [...]Show More Summary

4 Ways to Foil Your Fear of Risk

How, and why, to get out of your comfort zone and take those barrier-busting leaps of faith All of us have fears—especially when it comes to taking risks in our professional and personal lives. In fact, it’s been said that FEAR stands for “Forget Everything And Run,” which is a logical reaction given that, by [...]Show More Summary

4 Exciting Career Ideas for People Interested in Design

The design industry is the perfect sector for creative people. It gives you the chance to express yourself in a healthy, creative way. There are loads of design careers available to cater to whatever interests you might have. Have a think about where your strengths and interests lie, and think about the type of careers [...]Show More Summary

Why I Read So Much...

I was asked this question last week as if all the reading I do was a negative thing....I was almost speechless (yes, and before you say it, I know that's rare) although I managed to squeeze out this quick response.

Why Traditional Recruiting Methods Fail

The amount of time, effort and frustration companies go through to find reliable, intelligent recruiting assistance is astronomical. Over the years, the majority of hiring companies bounce from one recruitment company to another, unable...Show More Summary

Everything #HR Needs to Know About SaaS

In our continuing series on human resources and technology, I thought it would be good to cover a term that gets thrown around a lot – SaaS. It’s an acronym for Software-as-a-Service. Many times, when I hear the term SaaS, it’s usedShow More Summary

5 Things To Know About Travel Nursing Company Profit Margins

A deeper understanding of travel nursing company profit margins can inform your dealings with agencies and maybe improve your negotiating skills. The post 5 Things To Know About Travel Nursing Company Profit Margins appeared first on BluePipes Blog.

What Millennial Employees Want from Their Workplace

Every generation enters the workforce with a different set of standard skills and experiences. When Gen Y employees enter the business world, they’re used to being connected and plugged in. Therefore, millennials often search for work experiences where they can … [Read more...] The post What Millennial Employees Want from Their Workplace appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.

When ‘Busy’ is a 4-Letter Word for Leaders

When I first started my career in the late-1990s, I remember being really impressed by people who said they were “slammed”, “buried” or “completely maxed out”. “They must be so important,” I thought, as I chugged my third Diet Coke … [Read more...] The post When ‘Busy’ is a 4-Letter Word for Leaders appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.

Busting More Myths About Millennial Employees

As a group, millennial employees are still plagued by stereotypes and misconceptions. Like any generation, millennials have their own quirks about what they’re looking for from work. But creating a millennial-friendly workplace  — through...Show More Summary

The New Conscious Heart Workshop

I’m happy to announce that we’re now taking registrations for a new 3-day workshop: The Conscious Heart Workshop. Since this workshop is very unique, I decided to create a video to tell you all about it. So please watch the video to learn about CHW and to decide if you want to be there. Show More Summary

Give Your Personal Brand More Visibility with a Strong Call to Action

A loyal following is like gold when it comes to building a personal brand. While online marketing is very effective in this process it’s also important to include a strong call-to-action with that, otherwise known as influence or permission marketing. Show More Summary

5 Ways to Evaluate MOOCs on a Resume

Guillaume Dumas, a 28-year-old Canadian, made headlines recently when he announced that he had obtained an Ivy League education for free by sneaking in to classes at prestigious universities. His story — coupled with the skyrocketing costs of a college education — raised serious doubts about the value of a diploma. With tuition costs rising […]

March Madness Star From Xavier Also Uber Driver...

Need a workplace connection to the NCAA Tourney/March Madness? Look no further than Xavier's Matt Stainbrook, who also moonlights as a Uber driver. Cool story, bro. More from ESPN: "Since he started in September, Matt has chauffeured students in the...

Employee Engagement in Doha: Geometry and Sun Light

I am currently in Doha, Qatar to work on employee engagement. I strive to be influenced by the sights, feel, geography and architecture of wherever I am working. Flying to Qatar from Montreal I watched a brilliant video about I. M Pei and his architectural design and work on the magnificent Museum of Islamic Art by […]

"Miracle" - Derren Brown's Brand of Edutainment - Helping People Think

Derren Brown is a British illusionist, mentalist, trickster, hypnotist, painter, writer, and sceptic known for his appearances in television specials, stage productions, and British television series such as Trick of the Mind and Trick or Treat. Show More Summary

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