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SLIDES: 4 Ways to Measure Potential in Employees...

We did a webinar over at Fistful of Talent last week, talking about the difference between Performance and Potential (sponsored by my friends at Halogen Software). Here's a small portion of the slide deck, talking about ways that you can...

Saying No to CEO

Even if you’re not intimately familiar with the bond market, you’ve probably heard of powerhouse bond house Pimco and its founder Bill Gross. Gross, known internationally as the “Bond King,” made headlines in late 2014 when he quit the house...

Gaps in an employment history

Pattie advises how to address gaps within an employment history.

Art Break: Lewis

Art Contrarian looks at portraits by Wyndham Lewis.

How to Use LinkedIn: 5 Tips for Getting More Out of This Social Network

Twitter and Facebook may be fun, but LinkedIn can help you meet movers and shakers in your industry. Here’s how to use LinkedIn to make big strides in your career. The post How to Use LinkedIn: 5 Tips for Getting More Out of This Social Network appeared first on Brazen Life.

Found in the Workplace

He was the sort of blue collar guy who talks about white collar guys the way blue collar guys think white collar guys talk about blue collar guys. She would acknowledge the problem and would take every action to deal with it, barring any actual solutions, of course. Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

Oh, I thought about getting beat, especially when I was just starting out scared. After I won the title, I didn't worry about it no more. Oh, I knew that if I kept on fighting some guy would come along and take the title away from me, but not this guy, not tonight. - Joe Louis

Will business networking EVER rule the job search world?

I’ve been working a long time. I’ve had plenty of different jobs. I’ve promoted many times. And laid off twice. In all of that time, I’ve only gotten one job that was not a result of “networking.” That job was my very first job out of college where I had an offer come in via the […]

Jose Will be Your Boss One Day

This is a bright young man: Jose. He emailed me to ask about coaching. He explained he’s not at a high enough level for the company to invest in him this way but he was willing to pay out of his own pocket. He said, “Since starting my...Show More Summary

Happiness at work on a military base

I just got this hilarious email from Dean Langsam: Hi. I’m Dean, a casual follower. I work at a military base. The base has two entrances, one to the north and one to the south. The entrances have guards – regular soldiers who have other jobs but once every few month they have this guard … Continue reading Happiness at work on a military base ?

Ready For A Franchise? Maximize Your Success By Making The Right Choice!

You’ve made the decision to buy a franchise. The key question then becomes which one of the 3,000 franchises in the marketplace is right for you. Find out! The post Ready For A Franchise? Maximize Your Success By Making The Right Choice! appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

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

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