Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO
June 20 | David Creelman, CEO, Creelman Research | Comments (0)
If you’re a business leader looking for an opportunity to have real impact on your company — and position yourself for the top job — which career path is best? CFO? COO? CMO? What if we told you that the CHRO role might be the best job you could ever have, with real opportunity for reshaping an organization? That the CHRO role, although at first it may look career limiting, can have more impact than any other position reporting to the CEO?
How to Improve at Work When You’re Not Getting Feedback
June 20 | Jack Zenger, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Zenger Folkman | Comments (0)
Too many managers avoid giving any kind of feedback, regardless of whether it’s positive or negative. If you work for a boss who doesn’t provide feedback, it’s easy to feel rudderless. It can be especially disorienting if you’re new in the role, new to the company, or a recent graduate new to the workforce. In the absence of specific guidance, is there any way to know what the average boss would want you to work on?
5 Things New Managers Should Focus on First
June 20 | Anthony Tjan, CEO, Managing Partner and Founder, Cue Ball | Comments (0)
One of the most exciting — and frightening — career transitions comes when you face the prospect of a management role for the first time. Over my career of building businesses, advising CEOs, and, most recent, exploring the philosophies and beliefs of 100 of the world’s most respected leaders for my latest book, Good People, I’ve clarified many of the top things a great new manager or leader can do.
Writing Your Résumé When Your Job Title Doesn’t Reflect Your Responsibilities
June 20 | Jane Heifetz, Founder and Principal, Right Résumés | Comments (0)
You’re ready to make a career move, up to a higher level or into a different industry or an entirely new field. But your current title doesn’t match the titles on the job postings that most excite you. How do you avoid your applications getting tossed by HR or automated filters? How do you use your résumé to tell stories that match those new positions’ requirements?
“A Friend of a Friend” Is No Longer the Best Way to Find a Job
June 20 | Ilana Gershon | Comments (0)
How do you get a job these days? The answer often involves networking — it isn’t what you know, it’s whom, we’re told. But what does that mean? After all, we’re connected to many people, in countless ways. So who can actually help? What kinds of relationships should we try to use when we are looking for a job?
When Leaders Are Hired for Talent but Fired for Not Fitting In
June 20 | Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic | Comments (0)
Even when organizations are good at assessing leaders’ talents (e.g., their skills, expertise, and generic leadership capabilities), they forget that an essential element of effective leadership is the congruence between leaders’ values and those of the organization, including the leaders’ team. As a result, too many leaders are (correctly) hired on talent but subsequently fired due to poor culture fit.
If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI
June 20 | Deborah O'Neill | Comments (0)
Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes and structured analytics can end up paralyzed.