How would you like to get a once-in-a-life-time opportunity (face-to-face or virtually) to connect with someone famous, or with the Chief Decision Maker at your ideal employer? What if you could meet with a VIP – someone who could give you the inside scoop about one of your target employers? Yes, you can, and all it takes is a cup of coffee and lots of courage!
Not sure about the proposed new name ' open exchange' but the article has some great relationship-building ideas.
"So while you might be a responsible and strategic thinker, who is creative, effective and patient; an expert in organizational development, driven to deliver innovative ideas and be extremely analytical, you still have a long way to go to create a resume and LinkedIn profile that will totally be devoid of these buzzwords."
As I looked at the beauty and blends of vegetables in the pot, I thought how boring would the workplace be without diversity – diverse skills, cultures, races, languages, and names? Discussions of diversity are not always comfortable, yet discussions have to take place.
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Summary of Mary Barra's Leadership Lessons (via Steven Snyder)
1. Quiet leadership is a workable model for a senior executive.
2. Bring order into a chaotic world.
3. Build your own expanding hedgehog.
4. Never stop learning.
5. Treat people with dignity and respect.
- The Wright Career SolutionLead Career Strategist, present
- AT Plastics
- Sheridan College
- United Nations
- Jamaica Public Service Company
- Career Musings (current)
An award winning certified career management coach and
professional resume writer I help aspiring managers, managers & emerging executives tell their stories and get hired FASTER!
I am also author of the Canadian bestseller, No Canadian Experience, Eh?, a resource that addresses the job search challenges faced by Internationally Educated Professionals moving to Canada. The book is available at CreateSpace.
A graduate of Ryerson University, with a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, I also hold a Post-graduate Diploma in Career Development from Conestoga College. Am also a recipient of the college's 2011 Alumni of Distinction Award. My work has been published in several career, resume and cover letter books, and spotlighted in the college textbook, Business Communication: Product & Process.Highlights of my career include working with the United Nations (New York), where I learned the value of working with people from diverse cultures, and teaching at Sheridan College.
A founding member
of Career Professionals of Canada, I currently sit on the organization’s
Advisory Board. As a result of my work
supporting the Canadian career industry, I was awarded Outstanding Canadian Career Leader on two separate
Certifications include Credentialed Career Manager (Career Thought Leaders); Certified Career Management Coach (The Academies) and Career Development Practitioner (Conestoga College).
- Ryerson University
- Conestoga College
- University of the West Indies
Google HR Boss Explains Why GPA And Most Interviews Are Useless
"Academic environments are artificial environments."
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