The candidate was ideal for the role. In the post-interview debrief of the lunch, the CEO's only con was that she did not "at least offer" to help with the bill. I asked if he (the interviewer) had invited her (the applicant) to lunch, and he was still baffled.
Doing your job and working hard are not the best ways to get ahead. In terms of human resources theory, doing your job and working hard are why you receive your paycheck. If you want to be promoted, you must think strategically.
At book club earlier this month, we were chatting about New Year's resolutions. There were the typical pledges to eat healthier and exercise more. One participant scoffed saying that resolutions never work.
From theme parks where dreams come to life to amusement parks that take your breath away, spending quality family time together has the potential for being quite taxing. Here are some polite suggestions for making your vacation memorable... in a positive way.
A few weeks ago my Aunt Leona passed away. Her life is a testament to something I teach in my professional protocol seminars. Life is about actions. In both your personal and your professional lives, others make decisions about you based upon your observable behaviors.
If you are finding your New Year's resolutions elusive, why not opt for some easily obtainable ones instead? In honor of 2012, here are 12 New Year's resolutions towards a better, and more polite, you.
There is nothing like a well written holiday letter. There are few things as painful as a poorly written holiday letter. As you reflect over the past year and compose your own, here are some guidelines to consider.
While we would all like to think the world would stop if we were unable to be in the office for the day, this is just not the case. Better to stay home and get well then to be the cause of a local outbreak.