February 20, 2014
A great read on innovative management and leadership: The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success, by Willliam N. Thorndike.
August 26, 2013
It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new”,The Prince, Machiavelli.
November 2, 2012
The phone interview is almost always the first step in the hiring process - and one of the most challenging. In most cases, you’re speaking with someone you’ve never met and it’s difficult to get a read on how you’re being received on the other end of the line. Here are a couple of steps to help you prepare and succeed.
- Do your research! Get as much information on the company, it’s management team and the person you’ll be speaking with as you can. Much information is available on the company’s website as well as well as social media sites like LinkedIn.
July 24, 2012
6. Use bullet points
No employer will have the time or patience to read long paragraphs of text. Make sure to use bullet points and short sentences to describe your experiences, educational background and professional objectives. This can’t be overstated.
7. Attention to typography
First of all make sure that your fonts are big enough - 12 is preferable and Times and Arial are good, clean choices. Your goal is to communicate a message as quickly and as clearly as possible.
8. Where are you going?