Category Archives: Career

The Start-Up of You

I don’t usually do (free) promotions, but every now and then a topic comes along that I feel strongly enough about to share with the masses. I’ve always believed in The Entity of You and that you should accept yourself (and your career) as having a brand, an image, an offering, a value proposition. And while…

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Can I get an ‘Amen’, Greg Smith?

Former Goldman Sachs Executive, Greg Smith, is exactly the kind of wake up call corporate America needs right now. Whether you think he’s got shit for brains or monster balls for broadcasting his resignation from Goldman Sachs to the world via his scathing New York Times Op Ed piece is irrelevant. Does it really matter whether he’s…

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Social Media Puts Job Seekers Under House-Arrest

Ever wondered whether your online social profile is affecting your professional life? Is your Facebook littered with the evidence of another rough night of drinking and debauchery while out on the town? Perhaps your twitter feed is chocked full of smarmy comments. Terribly pithy, sure, but man they’ll make you blush. According to a new study…

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Pass the Podium

Why is it that every organization in the world that puts on continuing education programs for HR professionals feel like we’d all benefit from having Non-HR Executives tell us how to be more successful? I got an invitation in the mail today from The Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) for a Leadership Series…

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A Call to Maladjustment

On 1/18/2010, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bethel College in Kansas played for the first time a recording of a speech Dr. King made on its campus.  It is the only known recording of this speech and they were lucky enough to track down an alumnus who brought his own reel-to-reel recording equipment to the…

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