Here’s one of the worst HR stories I’ve heard in a while. And it happened to a friend. Let’s call him Jerry. Jerry works for a global financial firm. A large portion of his compensation is in the form of a bonus. This bonus is, in part, determined by the performance review he is given Read more »
Security? The concept of job security is eroding quickly in this country. Frankly, “permanent” jobs are becoming a delusion. According to the Washington Post, more than a quarter of people who have found jobs since the recession ended have landed in temporary positions. This is a dramatic and unprecedented shift in the work place. Read more »
Standing out. Getting noticed. Being recognized and remembered. It all comes down to how we brand ourselves. So much has been written about this subject yet so little has been implemented in the job hunting arena. Recently, someone asked me how successful job seekers set themselves apart. I thought back on my 15+ years in Read more »
Last month, a potentially great job candidate lost out on an excellent opportunity–his poor choice of references sunk him. Although his resume was written perfectly, his skill-set fit the job he was applying for, his phone interview was very successful and the client was anxious to meet him in person, one vital phone call derailed Read more »
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