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Here are four things you need to focus on now to make the most impact for your career and your company and become a trusted talent advisor in 2015.
Executive presence is ageless. Talent advisors of all generations can be bold, confident and courageous leaders who can mobilize the masses. Here are three ideas to help you start earning respect as a leader.
Today, success has a lot to do with self-promotion. There's a fine line, however, between showcasing your talent and showing off. Fortunately, there's a better way to promote yourself at work (without being obnoxious).
“I just knew I wanted to make a difference somehow, but I couldn’t identify exactly how,” says Amazon.com recruiter Jessica Salo, of her decision to apply to the Hadassah Leadership Fellows Program (HLF). The HLF is a two-year fellowship program designed to inspire and cultivate future leaders who want to affect change on global scale. Now in her second year of the program, Salo says has discovered a passion for “finding areas in my life where I can directly influence change.”
As of right now, Jessica is influencing change in her role at Amazon.
Ladies, we need to be nicer to each other — and to ourselves. There is a perpetuating storm of controversy around high-powered women asserting that we all have to make a decision between success at home and at the office. The debate has politely raged for some time now. However, when PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi, speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, commented that women couldn’t have it all, that they can only pretend to have it all, I knew it was time to weigh in.
Earlier this quarter, CareerBuilder launched a new women’s alliance initiative, CareerBuildHER, with the mission to empower women companywide in their career pursuits. In anticipation of an upcoming CareerBuildHER event focused on mentoring, CareerBuilder’s Chief Product Officer, Hope Gurion, who’s spearheading the mentorship program, spoke with us about the importance of mentoring, what she hopes participants will get out of the program and what “having it all” means to her.
When did “no” become a four-letter word? It seems like only yesterday when Nancy Reagan was on a very special episode of “Diff’rent Strokes” to talk to Gary Coleman about the virtues of saying no. (Those were the days, eh?)
If only the former first lady were around today to speak with today’s working professionals about just saying no at work.
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