I was talking to Rick Landman the other day. He spotted a quote of mine in a Chicago Tribune story, tracked me down in New York and I asked him about the state of the search business.
Landman is a well-known Midwest networker and search professional. He said: "Things are excellent. The job market is definitely on an uptick. I am specializing now in key jobs ......Full article >>>
ech employees to grasp. No longer can you rely on your boss or his boss to ensure that the work you're doing is inextricably tied to the company's fortunes. It may just not be the case. You have to look out for your own connection to the bottom line and strengthen it whenever and however you can.
But you may protest: "If I'm told to do something even if I think it's random or pointless ......Full article >>>
I am over the moon. I just got approval to hire two more PC techs. Our users have been screaming for support.
Wonderful news! What sorts of user issues are these folks solving?
The usual stuff: people get hung up, they can't print or they lose files.
So there's a cost associated with your employees being offline or having th......Full article >>>
r, an employee's time specifically the way their time is allocated at work is about the only thing an employee has to invest in his later career) on initiatives that may succeed, may fail and may hurt their own resumes.
How so? If all you can say on your next job interview is "I worked on this and I worked on that" without being able to point to the company's advantage that has been der......Full article >>>
, timely new product launch, change in the credit policy or this new carpeting in the company's break room, we will face "x," "y" and "z" problems.
Like they said in the 1960s (so they say; I was playing Barbies at the time): If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.