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The ROI Case For Career Management

Executive Coaching Career Management

The job market has never been better. Job openings continue to set records, and the number of people switching jobs has hit a seventeen-year high. After years of low demand, the talent-acquisition space is red-hot

Leadership Lessons – How To Manage Your Most Precious Resource

Leadership Time Management

“Time is your most precious gift because you only have a set amount of it” – Rick Warren I do not know about you, but I have to admit that I need to do a tune-up on my time management skills. As much as I like to

Leadership Lessons – How A Mountain Climber Teaches Us To Be Great

Leadership Resilience

This past weekend I was a co-leader at an event sponsored by SHRM-Atlanta, and NAAAHR-Atlanta called SHIFT (Start Having Intentionality in focusing your Talents). We brought together some great speakers and had a

The Rise Of Workplace Activism

Corporate Culture Future of Work Workplace Activism

Michael Corleone famously said, “It’s not personal. It’s strictly business”. That does not seem to be the case anymore for many companies. Wayfair recently had an employee walkout over the company selling beds to

The Five Most Common Mistakes Mid-Level Job Seekers Make

Career Advice talent acquisition career transition Interviewing Job Search career development Candidates Corporate Culture Executive Search Strategies Interview

Outplacement and The Future of Work - Let's Fix Work Podcast

careers Outplacement Growing Your Career

Last week I had the opportunity to be interviewed for Laurie Reuttimann’s Let’s Fix Work podcast. Laurie and I had a lively conversation about outplacement, a topic that she has never covered in her previous

Could Your Next Interview Be With A Robot?

Interview

I am a big fan of the Chad & Cheese podcast. They like to bill themselves as “punching the recruiting industry right where it hurts, with breaking news, brash opinion, and loads of snark.” Beyond the humor, Chad &

Lessons I Have Learned From Writing 400 HR Blogs

HR HR Blogs

I reached a milestone of sorts last week. By my unofficial count, I have now written 400 HR blogs. My blogging journey began on August 17, 2011, with the aptly named blog, “Just What The World Needs -- Another

Zig When Everyone Else is Zagging – Some Counter-Intuitive HR Ideas

HR Tech HR

The conventional wisdom today is that technology will make us more productive and that it will improve all of our lives. In many cases, this is true. But several recent news articles show that the conventional

Six Great Books To Read This Year

talent development Growing Your Career Books

I am proud to say that one New Year’s resolution I have followed is to read more books. At the beginning of the year, I made a list of a lot of books that I wanted to jump into but did not read because of the usual