I am fortunate to have a warm and receptive boss that cares about my future and goes above and beyond to provide me with the tools and resources to gain the necessary skills to grow and work in a very satisfying environment.
With her cheerleader persona, focus on rewards and recognition and balanced workflow, she is a role model for the qualities that we look for in a “cool” boss. On a daily basis, I witness a leader that:
Added by Mark A. Leon on May 7, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments
Recently some good friends and I were enjoying a great bottle of wine over dinner when an interesting discussion arose. “Is your boss ruining your career?” We all unanimously agreed that we had either been in the situation before or were currently in one.
Each of us sitting at the table that night is…
Added by Jackye on February 18, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Be honest or keep quiet? Image via StreetFly JZ.
Criticising a colleague or ex-colleague during an interview has always been considered a massive no-no in the recruitment world. However, this year has seen the rule being broken numerous times on quite a public scale. From Greg Smith’s infamous resignation letter in the New York Times to the latest resignation letter to go viral in which the …Continue
Added by Tanya Ireland on December 3, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments
Whether you are applying for a job at the local mini-mart or as a top executive for a small or large business, being able to sell yourself is critically important.
So, on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being poor and 10 being great), how would you consider your selling skills when it comes to the job hunt?
While some job applicants find the interviewing process a piece of cake, others sweat their way through it, oftentimes doing something along the way that eliminates them from the…Continue
Added by Dave Thomas on March 29, 2012 at 12:24pm — No Comments
I hear that you hate your job and are ready to leave! You got in touch with a recruiter who found you an amazing position and the phrase “peace out” is roaring in your head. Those bridges are ready to be burned, but hold up a minute. People are always afraid of change. They focus so much on just leaving the job that they forget that the way they do so is very important. Keeping connections with your old employer is crucial!
You want to know why? Well, think about it for a second. If…Continue
Added by Michael Stoyanoff on February 25, 2011 at 9:44am — No Comments
Added by Gavin Redelman on June 3, 2010 at 12:01am — No Comments
If you're like me, you've had quite a few bosses over the years. Some were good, some were bad, some were great, and some you'd rather forget. So what makes a great boss? Now I'm completely aware that the challenges I've faced with my bosses over the years say at least as much about me as it does about them. That being said, let's take a look at the hypothetical best boss I never had.
From: Hiring Manager
To: Corporate Recruiter…Continue