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Posted August 10, 2015 by

Leadership Techniques for the Technology-driven Business World

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Business, technology, internet and networking concept – businessman pressing button on virtual screens. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether you’re supervising a project team from the comfort of home or working closely with an overseas office, new virtual collaboration tools have rendered the traditional management environment obsolete, allowing teams to coordinate from anywhere in the world. However, as the limitations previously imposed by geography quickly dwindle, a new host of challenges has arisen for today’s business leaders.

Even the iconic image of team members gathered for a meeting around a conference room table has become a thing of the past. Instead, digital meeting services like join.me enable users to work together on a single project from wherever they happen to be, bringing the office to them. Establishing clear priorities and expectations can be difficult, for some organizations, without the benefit of face-to-face, in-person interaction, not to mention brainstorming and other creative tasks. (more…)

Posted February 16, 2015 by

8 Best Career Options for Skilled Writers

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Woman writer in her home with laptop in creative process. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Not all good writers wind up writing the latest new stories or best-selling novels. The notion that those jobs are the only kind out there for professional writers is wide off the mark. In fact, many professional writers of today are into other gigs that are quite lucrative and well-paying.

So, are you one of those passion-filled newbies looking forward to exploring the many lucrative opportunities for today’s skilled writers? Read on to find out the best writing career options that are not only reputable, but also well-paying. (more…)

Posted November 17, 2014 by

How to Effectively Interview with Senior Executives

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

Everyone thrives to have more influence at work. They want to become leaders, do something great with the career they are given and be better liked by those around them. Additionally, power translates into more money.

However, prior to obtaining an executive level position, you’ll notice that it’s imperative that you learn to interview with senior management. Despite the task seeming highly intimidating on the surface, effective C-level interviewing can be executed at any age. (more…)

Posted October 01, 2014 by

Employers, 8 Signs Your Company Needs to Hire New Talent

For one reason or another, employers may find the need to bring in more workers.  However, some may not realize when the time is right to do so.  In the following infographic, learn eight signs that indicate a company should hire new talent. (more…)

Posted September 02, 2014 by

4 Ways to Be An Attractive Hire

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Successful applicant holding her document files. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

No one needs to tell you that the current job market is ultra-competitive. Executives are finding themselves unemployed or underemployed, while new graduates are having a tough time just getting noticed. Here are four ways to get a hiring manager’s attention, from writing your résumé to signing your offer letter. (more…)

Posted May 21, 2014 by

Want a Promotion from Your Entry Level Job? Sell Yourself This Way

If you hope to one day advance from your entry level job, consider this one way to sell yourself in the following post.

Let’s imagine a time in the not-too-distant future when your company’s executive team is considering candidates for promotion. You’re being discussed. What are those executives saying? You can be sure the conversation will include far more than a discussion of your on-the-job skills. Promotions aren’t offered based on job skills alone. Plenty

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Posted May 15, 2014 by

Internet Use Wastes the Most Time at Work

Employers who are wondering why workers aren’t being as productive as possible just might find the answer in the following post.

Web surfing and water cooler chatter are the top time thieves at work, according to a new survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) from Robert Half Management Resources. Nearly one-third (32%) of executives interviewed said non-business related Internet use, including social media, is the greatest time-waster. Chatting with coworkers ranked a not-too-distant second, garnering 27% of the response. (more…)

Posted February 05, 2014 by

Internship Finder, How to Leave Your Position the Right Way

If you haven’t found your experience so appealing as an internship finder, the following post offers advice on leaving your position the right way.

You’re probably expecting an awesome internship experience this spring. Maybe you’ll gain access to executives and perks and receive an amazing educational experience. But if recent internship news is anything to go by, it may not end up being the experience you were expecting. More than 30 lawsuits have been filed by former interns. The lawsuits range from

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Posted January 28, 2014 by

Overachieving on Those Recent Graduate Jobs? 7 Ways to Highlight Resumes

Achieving success on recent graduate jobs is great, but how can employees show it to others when applying for future jobs?  Learn seven ways to highlight resumes in the following post.

You think of yourself as driven; a capable team-player ready to contribute. But are you also good at selling yourself on paper? Would anyone know how good you are? If you’re unsure, good news! Lou Adler, best-selling author of The Essential Guide for Hiring and Getting Hired and creator of Performance-Based Hiring recently wrote a post on

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Posted June 06, 2013 by

93% of Top-Tier Executives Learn From College Grads; Yet, 53% of Companies Not Hiring Grads

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Group of college graduates with their degrees, certificates, or diplomas. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

While a majority of company executives say they learn from college graduates, companies don’t appear to be showing much love when it comes to hiring this group of job seekers.

n an April survey, 93% of top-tier executives at global companies said they learn from college graduates.  Executive talent management firm, Korn/Ferry, International (NYSE:KFY) conducted the survey from April 18-25, 2013.  Further, 80% of respondents said college students teach executives all of the following: social marketing, how to connect with 20-somethings, and how to improve tech skills. (more…)