Dress Like an Organizational Leader

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Dress Like an Organizational Leader

Posted on June 5th, by Gabe Gabrielsen in Career Advice. No Comments

This is the second article of a five part series. The first article focused on ‘Writing Styles’ of organizational leaders; this will article ponder the Dress and Appearance of the men and women who actually lead and transform organizations.

As stated in article one, I had a fantastic opportunity, early in my career, to work with … Read More »


Job Search and the Role of Communication

Posted on June 5th, by Mark Babbitt in networking/interviewing. No Comments

Depression caused by chronic unemployment can be all-consuming. While job seekers are certainly not responsible for our current economy, this problem seems to be compounded by our attitudes: pessimism, angst and guilt. And not to twist the already inserted knife, but to bring us to the root cause of the problem… Much of this anxiety … Read More »


It Takes Courage to Say NO to Cynicism and Resignation

Posted on June 5th, by Gershon Mader in Career Advice. No Comments

Recently a client described his job as: “My job is my 8 hour inconvenience.” At first I laughed because I wasn’t sure if he meant it seriously or as a joke. It seemed a bit blunt, harsh and sarcastic.

But, then as I reflected more on his sentiment, as well as my thirty-plus years experience working … Read More »


The Secret to Walking Your Talk

Posted on May 12th, by Susan Mazza in on the job. No Comments

You are likely familiar with the phrase “actions speak louder than words”.  The actions of leaders are, in particular, under scrutiny, and so are the actions of those who act on a leader’s behalf.

Like it or not, people are more likely to listen for any inconsistency between your words and your actions than give you … Read More »


Banks Go through Stress Tests. Why Not Your Career?

Posted on May 12th, by Mashaal Ahmed in education/training. 1 Comment

This is not a post about burnout or stress management. This is a conversation about a different kind of self-care.  Time to time, we hear about banks undergoing stress tests to determine how they would fare in the face of difficult economic scenarios.  What if you put your career through a similar stress test? Are you … Read More »


A Passion for Meaningless Work?

Posted on May 9th, by Robert Denhardt in on the job. No Comments

Research tends to show that workers who are passionate about their jobs and consider their work meaningful are more productive than those who don’t. But there are limits to what leaders can do to create meaningful jobs that people can be passionate about, especially at the lower levels of organizations.

Think about how one might identify … Read More »


Your Fire Service Resume: Is It Good Enough? Pt. 4

Posted on May 9th, by Bob Atlas in on the job. No Comments

Congratulations!

You have made it to part 4 of 5 of your Fire Service Resume and we are headed down the home stretch.  Soon you will have a deep and complete understanding of what a winning firefighter resume should look like and what information should be contained in the document.  As you can tell creating something … Read More »


Treat Your Professional Identity Like Metadata

Posted on May 9th, by David Shindler in Trends. No Comments

Big data is a hot topic. Mega corporations like Google and Amazon glean huge volumes of information about their customers’ interests and spending patterns. The furore over the Edward Snowden revelations propelled the word metadata from the private lexicon of IT professionals into the mainstream political and media spotlight.

So how do you Treat Your Professional … Read More »


What Does Your Email Address Say About You?

Posted on May 9th, by Gavin Redelman in networking/interviewing. No Comments

First impressions are important when it comes to job seeking, and an email address can make quite a first impression. Often times, the email address is the first thing a hiring manager sees – before even seeing your name! Before you send out your next resume, consider what your email address alone might say about … Read More »


Working for USAID

Posted on May 8th, by John Sinden in job descriptions/glossary. 1 Comment

A master’s degree in international relations provides the foundational knowledge and professional skills you will need for a career in the field—which may include a service career in the government and nonprofit sectors. Students in these programs gain an in-depth understanding of international politics, nation-to-nation relationships, the growing global morality gap, and sustainable international development. … Read More »