If any accomplished business executive takes a few short moments to consider their good fortune, they may recognise that all they are and all they have, are gifts bestowed by and through the kindness, generosity, teaching and care of others.
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. Inviting more work can seem daunting. Ultimately, the value of any rigorous endeavour rests in the mind of the person pursuing it.
Kelly Stubbs, Practice Manager, Technical & Operations at Slade Executive, explains how those of us with experiences over time can help guide and mentor others who are starting their professional life or making a change in their career.
Flexibility now ranks top amongst what’s important to employees (even more than pay), but what does it mean in practice? Luke Clarke explains.Luke Clarke on The Slade Report
Flexible working arrangements can come in many forms. For some people being flexible will mean compressing a five day week into four days; for others it will just be having a long lunch break to fit i... Read »
The role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) has evolved to meet the disruptive times we’re living in. Having the right person in charge of Human Resources has never been so critical. Enlightened CEOs also know that success hinges on who they have leading HR simply because the set of challenges facing the CHRO have never been so profound. Howard Pezim, Partner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Bedford Consulting Group Inc, explains more.Howard Pezim, Steven Pezim, Darren Raycroft, Frank Galati, John Marshal on LinkedIn
Twenty years ago, when Jack Welch was the CEO at GE, and also when Lou Gerstner was the CEO at IBM, he knew that people and culture were critical to his success. They both knew that their HR leader wa... Read »
“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 …”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 »
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.