Archive for March, 2016
Posted on31. Mar, 2016 by John Lynn.
Alex Taub has an interesting post up on LinkedIn about the concept of glorifying hard work. He makes the case that we shouldn’t glorify hard work (the humble brag if you will). He acknowledges that we should work hard, but we shouldn’t glorify it. He also offers this great Yahoo answer which offers some interesting […]
Posted on29. Mar, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Do you tend to remember stories instead of facts? I know I do. Most of us do, because we are people who love stories — movies, tv shows, books, gossip, family lore, and all the rest of the ways one can tell a narrative. Even jokes are stories, if you think about it! I don’t […]
Posted on25. Mar, 2016 by John Lynn.
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Posted on21. Mar, 2016 by John Lynn.
For many people I know, taking vacation time is hard. It’s not that they don’t want to take their vacation days. It’s just that they feel like they have so much work to do, it’s hard for them to take time off work. I was talking to my friend yesterday about this very problem. We […]
Posted on17. Mar, 2016 by John Lynn.
In many respects one of the hardest things in your career can be job rejection. Nobody likes to be rejected (in a job or anything else), but that doesn’t mean that there’s not plenty of things you can learn from being rejected for a job. Here are 8 lessons that Steve Audifferen offered: 1) Be […]
Posted on15. Mar, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Some will tell you that nobody reads cover letters any more, so there’s no good reason to write them. But there actually are very good reasons to write a professional, researched, compelling cover letter, and here’s the top reason why: It is your opening argument that the attached resume is worth taking the time to […]
Posted on10. Mar, 2016 by John Lynn.
One of the biggest mistakes people make in their careers is they stop learning and growing. For some reason, many people think that they’ve gone to college and then once they get out of college they don’t have any need to learn and grow. Even more common are the people who’ve been doing a job […]
Posted on08. Mar, 2016 by John Lynn.
In response to a recent post titled “Managing People is the Hardest Part of an Organization“, Bob Ring offered this great insight: Hiring the best people is a challenge, even when using “tools.” At one company I worked for, HR decided to use pre-employment online testing for all applicants. If the applicant didn’t hit a […]
Posted on01. Mar, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
In 2013, a young woman named Mita Duran died after one of the too-frequent 30-hour work days she put in as a copywriter for an international ad agency. The comments on this story number in the thousands; some fault the energy drinks she was consuming to stay awake, some fault the work culture that expects […]