In the spirit of Thanksgiving, MBA Focus (www.mbafocus.com) would like to thank all of our corporate clients and school partners for your ongoing business and support. And this year, we’d like to give thanks to all of the wonderful job-seeking MBA…Continue
Added by Ryan Pratt on November 21, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Many studies have identified the power of saying ‘thank you.’ When you say ‘thank you’ your customers they spend more, they return less, they tell their friends about you and your service delivery. In the workplace employee productivity increases when a sign of appreciation is shown such as ‘thank you.’ Likewise vendors go the extra mile, provide deeper discounts, extend credit, deliver on time and increase consideration. This drives profit, margin and success.
If this is the case…Continue
Imagine that you have recently interviewed for the position of your dreams and walked away confident that you would receive a job offer. Professionally, there are very few greater feelings than sincere optimism about obtaining a role that could significantly advance your career. Now consider that, despite your outstanding qualifications and presentation, you find out that another candidate has been selected for the position. As you contemplate what could have possibly gone wrong, you…Continue
Losing your followers or losing your way--which is worse for a leader?
Can you be a leader without followers or without a purpose? Which is more critical?
My view is a leader is a leader with or without followers. Leaders find a mission—a purpose and pursue it. Followers, by their nature, need motivation, direction and a person & mission/vision bigger than themselves to…Continue
Added by Valentino Martinez on October 23, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments
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When was the last time you said thank you? If you can’t remember, then it’s been too long. I just started reading a book written by someone that I’ve met and have a great deal of respect for regarding their leadership. The book is…Continue
The challenge that job seekers face in today’s world is very similar to that of most sales/marketing types, namely:
So here's the deal. For the past couple of months, customers using our applicant tracking software have been asking for an efficient way to acknowledge candidates that don't make the cut. At first blush, this seemed easy enough. But, as our product team began researching and designing the feature, all sorts of complexities became evident.
Some interesting questions were raised. Questions like:
Added by Joel Passen on November 13, 2009 at 2:04pm — No Comments
This is the BEST advice with regards to job hunting: DO NOT let your emotions control your search.…Continue
Added by Heather Gardner on September 19, 2008 at 2:02pm — No Comments