Tag: Decision Making

Value of the Fringe

From the time you decided to burst forth from the womb you started on a course that would inevitably expose you to the fringe. Mommy and Daddy protected you from bad people, but your very being is quite different from them even though genetically you may carry some of their physical characteristics. Every person capable …

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Survival of the Fittest by Recruiter Triage

In the minds of recruiters, there is no such thing as an average recruiter. I can safely say this without surveying the herd of opinionated, self assured, confident, and sometimes arrogant people we meet in this business because it is not just an opinion held by the members of this profession. Research shows that the …

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Always Look For These Ten Hidden Agenda Items

In an era of so-called political correctness we often assume that the words spilling over someone else’s filters represent the true person they are. Our society condemns a slip of the tongue often without any investigation. It is ironic that we become so intolerant of perceived intolerance. When it is our own filters we are …

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Institutional Archaeology

Often overlooked in the undeclared war between generations in the workplace is the fact that most people are not stupid. Thin skinned new entrants into the workforce meet and mingle with the bias of overconfident old timers and chips begin flying off of everybody’s shoulders throughout the organization. Unlike most wars, neither side really has …

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The Best Job Search Advice

In an online world where we must constantly be on guard against spammers, tricksters and thieves we arrive at a dilemma: When our needs are great enough to require a greater than normal amount of openness there must be some rules to follow that will tell us where to find trusted agents for advice. Life …

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