Tag: Hiring

Personal Branding May Not Be What You Think It Is

People are making a career out of that personal branding bandwagon that may have seen better days. There are multiple examples of selling the idea and products associated with personal branding. We have massaged and smithed this buzzword of years ago when somebody first put those words together until we now have a confusing array …

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Loosening the Life of Lethargy

Read any motivational book or blog post about accomplishing anything in business or in life and there is probably an underlying assumption that everyone wants to be lively and progressive. Sweet memes are made of this. Is this an unrealistic picture of the people we have become? When there are a gazillion daily temptations toward …

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Ethical Egoism – Enemy of Employment

This article is being reposted from May 9, 2013. It was originally written with a target audience of corporate leaders responsible for hiring. Regarding the ethics of egoism, Immanuel Kant said, “So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.” One truth that we live by is …

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Recruiting Fables – The Ugly Candidate

Once upon a time there was a man who had everything a man could want. He had worked at the same remote branch of a major corporation for thirteen years and lived the classic dream. This was his first job out of college and he started at the bottom in IT and had worked his …

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The Holistic Human Resources Influence on Business

In case there is an HR professional out there that has a delusion that you run things, here is your bubble bursting awakening. You don’t drive the train or blow the whistle, but if the business derails you can be sure that you will share in the blame. Unless the business of your company IS …

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