How a medium size, "old economy" company can really win the battle for talent

How a medium size, “old economy” company can really win the battle for talent

August 23rd, 2017 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “How a medium size, “old economy” company can really win the battle for talent”

The latest issue of The Economist Intelligence Unit analyzes the challenges many medium size company have to tackle in attracting and retaining talents.

Medium sized companies employ up to the 25% of the global workforce. They very often operate in niche markets and grow more quickly than companies in other parts of the economy. Moreover, they act as valuable suppliers partnering with bigger organizations, which depend on their unique capabilities and specialised skills.

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You, reloaded!

July 23rd, 2017 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “You, reloaded!”

Suffering from a career setback can be one of life’s most traumatic events. For many, after years of professional success, a big career disappointment such as getting fired or being passed over for a promotion may be their first taste of failure.

People might sink into anger or denial, blaming situational factors or company politics. Though that’s a natural response, it can also prevent them from breaking free of the destructive behaviours that may have derailed them in the first place.

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10 rules for negotiating a job offer

10 rules for negotiating a job offer

July 23rd, 2017 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “10 rules for negotiating a job offer”

Picture this scenario: you’ve received an offer for a job you’ll enjoy, but the salary is lower than you think you deserve. You ask your potential boss whether he/she has any flexibility. “We typically don’t hire people with your background, and we have a different culture here,” he/she responds. “This job isn’t just about the money. Are you saying you won’t take it unless we increase the pay?” As a consultant I frequently advise professionals on navigating this terrain. Deepak Malhotra (HBS professor) came up with some rules to guide you in negotiating with employers.

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Build your own meaningful career

July 23rd, 2017 Posted by News 0 thoughts on “Build your own meaningful career”

You probably aspire to have purpose or meaning in your career, but are you actually taking practical steps to make sure you’re doing something you genuinely care about?

You just need to know how to make the job decisions that lead to satisfaction. “We look for things that we’re proud to talk about at a cocktail party or that look good on a résumé”, says Nathaniel Koloc, the CEO of ReWork. But rarely are those the things that translate to happiness. Here are principles you can follow to build a professional life you don’t just enjoy, but love.

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