Tag archive for career

Election or selection? 6 short answers

Like in any other year in 2016 a huge part of the world population is going through elections.  Like in any other year in 2016 a lot of people are looking for jobs.  Candidates, whether on the political stage or the labor market, are striving…

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The Game of Reference Letters

One rather annoyed colleague asked me about the real need and purpose of reference letters in the recruiting process especially given the fact that people who are looking for a new job cannot expect or rely on the goodwill of their current or past employers….

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Internal Networking

I kindly invite you to a discussion about the internal networking that is the “closed circuit human network” – closed within the virtual boundaries of an organization. There is much talk about networking, but usually it is about the networking taking place outside the organization…

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Manage your boss

Last week I had the pleasure to deliver under the aegis of Exec Edu a seminar on the universal and hot topic I admit that initially the topic scared me given its absence in the corporate manuals.  Later, as I was frantically searching for concepts…

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Manager or expert?

Many want to be BOSSES – with capital letters. Other do not want to be bosses. I wonder how many would like to be just experts? After joining multinational companies, I have believed that any training is good – even if paid by myself. I…

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