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    “To get a foot in the door and boost the number of interviews that come along, executive job seekers must be ready to invest in some upfront sweat equity that, in reality, is not all that different from the strategies they employ to be successful in their roles. Here’s how …”

    What Executive Job Seekers Must Do to Stand Out in Today’s Saturated Market

    Virginia Franco on BlueSteps

    The upside of a booming economy means hiring is stronger than ever. The downside? More folks are out there emboldened to test the job search waters. The bottom line? The job market is growing increasi... Read »

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    Kate Beaumont has always been someone to give credit where credit is due. Kate shares a couple of feel-good stories to counter the stereotypical assumption that those new to the workforce expect the world or don’t seem to be aware they have to earn their stripes for millennia.

    Work ethic and the M word

    Kate Beaumont on The Slade Report

    Over the years as an HR professional I have seen several generations at work. Putting people in boxes goes against the grain with me - most workers defy categorisation, let me tell you! Read »

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    When it comes to pursuing an advanced degree, most professionals wonder “Will the output of time and energy be worth it?” It’s a big commitment, especially for established professionals who usually have plenty to balance already. Chris Swan explains what to consider if you are contemplating this pursuit.

    What is the ROI on a Graduate Degree?

    Chris Swan on BlueSteps

    As an executive recruiter, I think about career trajectories a lot. When it comes to pursuing an advanced degree, most professionals wonder-will the output of time and energy be worth it? It’s a big... Read »

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    Resilience can be defined as “The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. Organisations want people who aren’t afraid to tackle difficult tasks – problem solvers who learn from a challenge, not folk who say “that’s too hard” and pack it in. Angela Yeoland shares three take outs from a resilience training session led by Monique Slade from Springfox and The Resilience Institute.

    How everyone can develop resilience: 3 things you can do right now.

    Angela Yeoland on The Slade Report

    Recently relocating from Sydney to Melbourne, let’s just say I appreciate the differences between the two! Coming from a retail background, not only did I have to adjust to a different work style i... Read »

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    Call out for a call back!

    Kelly Stubbs on The Slade Report

    Something I learned a number of years ago... always follow through with what you say you are going to do in business. Close out the deal, finish the process, you get the drift. If you say you are go... Read »

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    Is it important to you where you work? Roman Molek, Managing Partner at TRANSEARCH International, highlights the impact corporate culture has on each of us (in Czech).

    Is it important to you where you work?

    Roman Molek on ZaP Web

    Je pro vás důležité, kde pracujete? Jsem si jistý, že ano. V práci trávíme většinu svého života a spokojenost nebo nespokojenost se svou prací výrazně ovlivňuje, zda se cítíme šťa... Read »

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    “The actions of leaders are a key driver of employee engagement, but leaders are often surprised to know just how much of an impact they have. Significantly, what they don’t say or do, speaks as loudly as their visible actions.”

    The role of leaders in internal communication

    Megan Thomas on LinkedIn

    While a leader’s presence in the market is likely to be quite evident, the way they communicate internally with their people will not usually be on display. So, if you are an internal comms professi... Read »

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    It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. Richard Lewith explains the benefits of re-employing retired professionals into positions where they can add significant value.

    There's an Engineering skills shortage. Here's one way to solve it.

    Richard Lewith on The Slade Report

    It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. While there have been many reports on this topic, I haven’t seen one that provides an adequate solution to t... Read »

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    “As digital tightens its grip on business models, new ways of working and organisational practices are migrating from the tech world into the wider business community as it undergoes the often fraught process of digital transformation. Enter the chief product officer, the executive charged with making sure it all runs smoothly.”

    The Rising Influence Of The Chief Product Officer

    Tess Bennett on Which-50

    Answering to the CEO, the CPO typically has a broad purview at the intersection of tech, user and business requirements. Read »

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    Some of the most important lessons are often revealed where we might least expect it, and often in the words of people who’ve walked distinctly different paths than our own up the corporate ladder.

    Working For Your Resume Or Your Eulogy

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    Sometimes, if you listen intently enough, some of the most powerful lessons of your executive leadership career can come from some of the most unexpected places. Too often, it seems, global executives... Read »

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