462 results for tag: leadership


What We Can Learn About Interviewing From Howard Stern

You may or may not be a fan of Howard's. I have my days. But we can learn something from him. Specifically, when it comes to interviewing people. You do it when hiring. Howard does it for his ginormous Sirius XM radio show (15 million listeners and most ...
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Trends & Transformation: Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Women make up half the world’s population and drive the majority of purchasing decisions in households. However, they are still underrepresented in the workforce, especially in technology and leadership positions. There has been some groundbreaking – ...
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Leaders, Sometimes WE are the Problem

A story is told of an old guy driving home from work when his wife calls him on his cell phone. “Phil,” she shouts in a panic, “Please be careful! I just heard on the news that some lunatic is driving the wrong way on Route 80.” “Heck Doris, it’s ...
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Should You Include Employees in Hiring Decisions?

It is important that new employees embrace and fit into your company culture. An organizations vision, mission, and values tend to reflect upper management’s competencies and beliefs. When workers share connections outside these parameters, they form ...
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How Your Headhunter is Hosing You

I'm a headhunter. There. I said it. (I've been called worse.) If you're like most executives looking to hire people, you're probably using at least 1 of the 90,000 out there. They're not all created equally. (Understatement) So, join me out in the ...
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Why Can’t the Former Entrepreneur Land a C-level Job?

Thank you for taking the time to answer questions! I've been an entrepreneur for 30 years and just sold my last small business. I seem to be painfully over-qualified for many jobs, or woefully short in requirements for most C-level businesses looking to hire ...
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6 Steps to Build a Successful SEO Strategy

Launching new small business SEO strategies can position your organization for sustainable success. Using search engine optimization alongside content and social media marketing can drive consistent, relevant traffic to your site. But SEO success requires a ...
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Are You Wasting Your Time Checking Candidate References?

Let's get real. Is it time to scrap the reference check? Most execs pay lip service to checking references. Typically, they call a couple of the people provided by the candidate, ask a few softball questions and are done with it. Rarely will these brief ...
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Developing Your Leadership Mindset

You know all too well how complex leadership is. You are faced with a myriad of challenges every day. They can be simple or complex, anticipated or unexpected. To be the best you leader you can be and effectively handle these challenges requires a leadership ...
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The Importance of Honesty When Hiring

In my opinion one of the most important steps organizations can take in the hiring space is to elevate hiring from a transaction brought about by a vacancy to a behavior and attitude which is embedded in the organization's culture and business rhythm. To this ...
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Long-lasting Solutions to Everyday Work Problems

Long-lasting solutions to everyday work problems, that's what every leader strives for. There are different paths to reach this laudable goal, and ExecuNet Master Class Host Tony Vlahos spoke with someone who comes at this with a fresh look and a slightly ...
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When the Candidate Declines Your Offer

Your Rockstar candidate will say "No" for a lot of different reasons. Most of them are preventable. Are you preventing them? I just read a study that shows in today's red-hot job market, candidates say "No" one-third of time. That means 33% of the ...
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