The E+R→O model is a powerful but simple truth: to resolve many of the issues you have with other people, you need to stop focusing what they are doing and start looking at how you might change the way you are responding to produce a better outcome.
When it comes to challenging moments in your career, are you seen as an invaluable member of the team and a solid producer, or an employee who tends to get dragged down by every little setback?
Our latest research revealed that the biggest overall recruiting challenge facing hiring managers today is “identifying talent for cultural fit.” In fact, when asked about the importance of specific characteristics when assessing candidates, cultural fit was in second place behind only attitude.
A career management plan is about coming up with a plan to ensure that all the hours you spend at work leave you completely satisfied and fulfilled. It’s about making sure that you look forward to going in to work each day, and that when you leave, you feel that you have made a difference.
Hiring managers we surveyed agreed that job candidates who had access to personal coaching to improve their interview performance were much more likely to avoid the common mistakes. They produced much better resumés and were more likely to nail their interviews.
Don't be tempted to put your job search on hold during the holiday season. It's a great time to network and participate in the festive activities of the season, including family, social, and community events, as well as functions of religious organizations, and professional and trade associations.
The Lee Hecht Harrison survey clearly shows that hiring managers are relying more and more heavily on the information job seekers voluntarily publish through social media channels when sourcing talent.
Most of my work with leaders is advising them about how to be better at their jobs. However, it’s hard not to gain some insight into the scenarios facing those people who are being led. This has helped me learn the following fundamental truths about suffering through bad leadership and what to do about it.
In my best-selling book "The Leadership Contract," I counsel current and prospective leaders to be definitive in committing to leadership. Leadership is, above all else, a decision. We have to be ready to make it if we have any chance at succeeding.
It's not hard to find people who feel they are in the wrong job. Or, they’re at the right company, but in the wrong department. Or in the right department, but they have the wrong job description. The big challenge is finding a way to get out of something you don’t like, and into something that brings you career fulfillment.