Italy has now suffered through more than two consecutive years of recession. Sovereign debt stands at 133 percent of annual GDP -- among EU member states, only Greece has more. Rome is even €70 billion in debt to companies in Italy.Show More Summary
A new "leader in residence" program is central to Crotonville.
Gadget love is an infidelity you have to learn to live with. One of the first columns I ever wrote for Inc. was about the intrusion of technology into entrepreneurial marriages. It's still among the complaints I encounter most often when I talk to founders and their spouses. Show More Summary
Because you don't have the resources to do everything for everyone.
Marketers often lose track of what marketing is all about. These phrases signal that they need to get back on track. Over the years, I've listened to hundreds of marketing pitches and participated in thousands of conversations among marketers. Show More Summary
In order for acqui-hiring to work well, there must be philosophical and cultural alignment.
When you pay more attention to your raw materials than you do your talent, what you end up with is people that aren’t as productive as you need, aren’t as happy as they should be, and turnover that is high and costly. And nobody wants that. Plus, notes Sue Marks, CEO of Pinstripe and Ochre House, a global […]
Productivity may not depend on who we recruit but what we expect of them. Nobody knows how to hire. We spend hours combing through resumes, conducting dozens of interviews, deploying psychometric tests, and checking references. And when the bright new hires fail to deliver, we blame them when, at heart, we know we goofed. Show More Summary
We talk about academia versus industry, but academia is an industry.
With so much information available on click-through rates and Web traffic, it can be tempting to put online marketing campaigns on autopilot. But that's a mistake. We're a long way from the "Mad Men" days when advertisers bounced around ideas before launching campaigns for the masses. Show More Summary
OK, so they aren't exactly taxes. But these expected new costs to business courtesy of Washington could be cause for concern. Small-business confidence remains significantly below pre-recession levels. Why? It isn't just the cold winter, the uncertainty, the sluggish growth. Show More Summary
Word of mouth is advertising's Holy Grail. How Warby Parker takes an active role in making it happen. When it comes to advertising, nothing packs more selling power than word-of-mouth endorsements. Sure, a print or TV ad can help you...Show More Summary
Recruiters will judge your by your appearance. Here are some tips that illustrate what I mean and how you can use your appearance to your full advantage. The post Recruiters Judge A Book By Its Cover, And You Do Too! appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
While you cannot demand for an affordable education abroad, you can save big. Here's why studying abroad isn't as expensive as you thought. The post Why Studying Abroad Isn’t As Expensive As You Thought appeared first on CAREEREALIS...
Wally Bock has a very interesting post in which he and others discuss taxi cabs and the cab system. My worst cab ride does not match Wally's. It was on a shuttle van in Chicago where the driver was so reckless that all of the passengers were shouting at him to slow down. Show More Summary
Internet use has a significantly greater adverse impact in schools that allow access to YouTube.
While in the U.K., I made some interesting observations with the help of the brilliant Lieven Lambrecht, a European HR veteran at First Data Corporation: European workers are jealous of American workers because the U.S. has so many more job...
Tom Falk believes tackling environmental issues is no different than improving workplace safety.
Learn how you can host your own online networking event. Request a demo here >> It’s no surprise that as technology advances, we’re spending more time online — and less time socializing offline. Even when we are offline, we often have our eyes on a smartphone. Show More Summary