As one who has been employed by 4 different organizations as they were acquired, I have observed several types of behavior which lead toward—and away from—relevancy in the new organization.
The brinksmanship of the annual performance review may be a thing of the past for some people, but the experience of having ongoing conversations with your manager about performance and career goals can also be a challenge. For those about the enter the brave new age of regular performance reviews, here are some best practices.
After working with hundreds of people in dozens of different careers and industries, I have found that most of us follow what I call the “opportunistic” path to our career. How can we find better opportunities and make better choices when they arise?
To better understand how hiring managers vet job candidates, Lee Hecht Harrison surveyed 277 human resource managers responsible for sourcing or hiring talent. Learn the different interviewing techniques they're using to learn more about candidates.
Unhappy with your current job? It's difficult to find a better job until you know more about where you are right now. Using the Career Positioning Model, you will gain insight into your future state by seeing in which of five possible stages of career positioning you fall.
Lee Hecht Harrison's recent survey on recruiting and hiring practices confirmed that personal contact—referrals, networks, face-to-face meetings—are enduring tools in an increasingly digital world.
Consider alternative career paths and keep an open mind about how to take your skills and education and apply them outside the typical or traditional channels.
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.