One of the most common questions I am asked by candidates who are seeking interview coaching is about how they can show their true self in what seems like an unnatural setting — the job interview. Oftentimes candidates feel pressured to “put on a show” and manufacture the perfect answers, trying to predict what the interviewer wants to… Continue reading How to Be Authentic in an Interview
The 3 Performance-Management Mistakes You Need to Stop Making
Leaders want to change their performance-management strategy. They’re just unsure how to do that. Here are some ideas. With the start of the new year, everyone is excited about the possibilities to come. “This year,” business leaders think, “performance management will be different.” So, they set goals for employees and conduct annual reviews in hopes… Continue reading The 3 Performance-Management Mistakes You Need to Stop Making
Your personal brand is more than your brand
A decade ago it was easy to manage your personal brand. Back then, a personal brand was no more complicated than “I’m an Inventory Analyst for Sears.” When LinkedIn was launched in 2003, I’d use that as my job title on the site without thinking twice about it. Nowadays, personal branding is more complicated. We… Continue reading Your personal brand is more than your brand
Redundancy: Doing It The Right Way
Times are hard! The current economic situation has been so difficult that for some businesses, redundancy is one of the prime options to cut down costs and stay afloat. However, if this is not done the right way, it may create bigger problems for businesses because of the possibility of costly and time wasting litigations. In… Continue reading Redundancy: Doing It The Right Way
Is Compliance Necessary?
Growing up in secondary school, it was those who broke the rules that people admired, yet, when they faced disciplinary action in the form of suspension or expulsion, then it felt not so bad being the goody two-shoes student. Should companies play by the rules? Why should it take an enforcement action through fines, lawsuits… Continue reading Is Compliance Necessary?