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  • Employers should embrace people analytics to help solve problems
    by Alexandra Levit - September 22, 2017
    On a SilkRoad webinar with HR Daily Advisor last week, we talked about how advances in people analytics are augmenting the business and HR operations of modern organizations. The event, called, The Next Frontier of People Analytics, explored how HR can up its game to become a strategic partner and essential source of analytical guidance. As our hour concluded, there were many terrific questions, but very honest one in particul...
  • Authentic personality styles affect your career and work.
    by Kathy Caprino - September 21, 2017
    Working with mid- to high-level professionals who long to create something dramatically better in their lives and careers, a stunning realization often emerges. Many see that they haven’t been true to themselves or honored who they are deep down. They begin to recognize that their authentic, core self has been denied in order to to feel accepted and validated in their job(s) and work cultures. Oftentimes, they realize to...
  • Making the right career decisions
    by Georgia Adamson - September 20, 2017
    What would you do if the kind of career opportunity you’ve been eagerly seeking suddenly appeared–but it came with a “catch”? That is, it carried some baggage that wasn’t what you wanted. Would you walk away in disappointment or take it and hope for the best? Career opportunity decisions can force choices you’re not sure how to make. What Do Career Opportunities with a Catch Look Like?...
  • 5 Lessons Yoga Has Taught Me About Career Success
    by Lindsey Pollak - September 19, 2017
    While yoga’s benefits are well documented, I was a bit resistant to try it — I didn’t start practicing regularly until I turned 40 a few years ago. I now enjoy the practice so much that yoga has become one of my essentials. Like most yogis and yoginis, I have seen its benefits to my overall flexibility, focus and health. And, as my regular readers might guess, I’ve also discovered a number of parallels...
  • Unlimited PTO - More For the Employer or the Employee?
    by Kris Dunn - September 19, 2017
    Yeah, I said it. In my darkest moments, I’m a bit of a skeptic. And I think unlimited PTO might just be a scam to not pay out accrued vacation and sick time. With me? Against me? As with most things, the truth probably lies somewhere in the middle. Here’s 5 things I know about vacation/sick time and the connection to the concept of unlimited PTO: Unlimited PTO is limitless in its attraction as a co...
  • Winning at Working: Two Kinds of People
    by Nan S. Russell - September 19, 2017
    Twelve minutes before I was to speak to a large group in a hotel ballroom, I was struggling with A/V equipment. With hundreds of presentations under my belt, I’m accustomed to glitches, but no matter what I tried my presentation wouldn’t project. Hailing the meeting planner, he did his magic and within minutes an A/V tech arrived with another projector. That, too, failed and with five minutes remaining, he began...
  • 5 Job Search Tactics for Executives Using the R.O.T.H. Method
    by Lisa Rangel - September 18, 2017
    When a frustrated client who is in a job search tells me something like, “I have submitted my resume to over 300 job postings and I have only received one interview,” I want to scream: “Joel, get off the job boards!” a-la-Risky Business - where Joel’s mom tells him to get off the babysitter with the house surrounded by police. Seriously, get off the job boards. Stop spending all of your t...
  • Does Birth Order Influence Career Decision Making?
    by Carole Kanchier - September 18, 2017
    Are you the eldest, middle, youngest or only child? Do you think your position in the family affects your career development? Birth order is defined as a person's rank by age among his or her brothers and sisters. Many researchers state that birth order influences our personality, intelligence, career choice and success. Oldest, youngest, middle, only children and twins develop distinctive personality traits because...
  • Practical Help in Resume Writing Services for Career Change
    by Paul Freiberger - September 18, 2017
    Looking for secrets of the career change job search and the career change resume? When you are contemplating a career change, you certainly need to know what job you want to do. But making a change can force you to know what you want your job to do for you. Look at yourself, your career, and your goals. Goals may change over the course of your career. You may have more of an eagerness to contribute to others. Or your pers...
  • 3 Ways Leaders Kill Innovation
    by Sara Canaday - September 15, 2017
    Many companies today are worried they don’t have the right leadership to succeed in the digital and disruptive age. Maybe they’ve got it all wrong. What if they actually have the right leaders—but they’re being held hostage by the same old expectations, metrics, and rewards? Here’s the problem. The very nature of business is continually evolving. Consumer needs fluctuate. Technology keeps sh...