Be Seen as a Leader among your Peers – Be creative

This year's Global Leadership Summit included a session with author Fredrik Haren (author of The Idea Book).  Haren is a business creativity expert from Sweden who, according to Forbes, lets people stay on his private island for free. His session during the summit got me thinking a little more about business creativity. He made an … Continue reading Be Seen as a Leader among your Peers – Be creative

What your recruiter is assessing during your interview

Interviews don't have to be nerve-racking when you have an idea about what your recruiter is assessing. Even though each job lists specific skills and qualifications, some winning personality traits remain in high demand. A person's performance is hard to assess and first impressions often determine suitability. Amiability tops most lists. This is the first … Continue reading What your recruiter is assessing during your interview

Maximize the first few weeks on your new job

Your first few weeks on the job can dictate your performance and reputation for possibly the rest of your time at the new company so be proactive about the reputation you build. I really enjoy leading onboarding for new hires. Getting someone who is new to the company plugged in with 'why we do what … Continue reading Maximize the first few weeks on your new job