career

Discarding Powerful Info That Delivers Foolproof Career Success

 

What do you call powerful information that contributes to foolproof career success but is ignored by two out of three candidates for well-remunerated managerial and executive positions? In the talent management sector the discussion of confidential data is generally referred to as 'feedback' and at a few professional executive search companies it is available to any candidate who has engaged in an assessment process to establish the closeness (or otherwise) of the job fit and determine individual strengths and weaknesses. Job-fit information derived from the assessments is usually not the focus of such discussions, but other data, including very precise scores on personal attributes, can be shared, discussed and ultimately assembled into an individual development plan.

Former top executives embarking on encore careers

Not knowing when to quit is fast becoming the defining characteristic of an entire generation of senior executives who have no intention of being put out to grass on retirement.

They are fit, healthy and have lots of living to do. They don’t fit the traditional mould of the tired, out-of-touch old-timer with nothing left to contribute.

How to manage your career in a corporate crisis

 Your company is embroiled in a reputational crisis of such magnitude it could bring down the business and with it your previously stellar career as a senior executive … what do you do to protect your own good name?

It’s no idle question.

How to manage your career in a corporate crisis

 Your company is embroiled in a reputational crisis of such magnitude it could bring down the business and with it your previously stellar career as a senior executive … what do you do to protect your own good name?

Ladies, it's time to take control

 Taking control … working women often think about it, but being brave enough to do it is a different story. Women’s Day has to be a good time to change all that.

How?

Managing your career while dealing with a personal crisis

 It is important to make sure that you don't neglect your career while you are busy attending to a major life crisis

It’s hard to manage your responsibilities while trying to cope with a major disruption in your life. Executive Coach Pat Roberts says it’s crucial to be honest with your manager and your colleagues.

Party Time Is The Right Time To Enhance Your Career

 

END-OF-YEAR parties sometimes end in career disaster. That’s why so many stories circulate about improper approaches to the opposite sex, excessive drinking and unguarded comments to the boss.

Less well known is the office party’s potential for career enhancement.

Personal branding can help women take control of their careers

 WORKING women often think about taking control, but being brave enough to do it is a different story, says Mosima Selekisho, a director at Signium Africa previously Talent Africa, a South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa. 

Personal branding can help women take control of their careers

 WORKING women often think about taking control, but being brave enough to do it is a different story, says Mosima Selekisho, a director at Signium Africa previously Talent Africa, a South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa. 

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