If you want to succeed in the workplace you have to have these two things... and a degree is not one of them.
Fourteen years ago we started our firm based on a distributed workforce. At the time, there was a huge stigma around organizations that allowed employees to telecommute or work primarily from home with the implication being that the company was not a [...]
Don't hang around or associate with negativity. It brings you down and holds you back from achieving your goals. Always be looking to put positive influences into your life.
You can't underestimate the power of energy and enthusiasm. I'd take a new employee any day who is fired up and hungry to learn vs. one who is much more talented but doesn't care. If you want to succeed, bring the energy!
I still remember it like it was yesterday. My high school basketball season had ended and I had six months until I went off to college. My parents told me it was time to get a part time job and so there I was with a McDonald’s uniform in my hand [...]
Here's a quick tip that can help you on your interviews. It's a great way to impress and show you did your homework.
Okay. It’s time for a short rant.
I get so tired of hearing about millennials in the workplace. How we need to conform to their needs and how they are going to dominate the world.
What a pile of ….
Reality Check: Life goes fast… and [...]
Can you believe it? Only around 30 people really care to do a good job at work. My suggestion is to cut those who don't care and keep adding those who do until you get a much better ratio at your company. That way you will be poised to beat [...]
By Ernie Bray
Whether you think you have a brand or “merely” a professional image, it’s important to nurture it. In today’s competitive job market, it’s vital to distinguish yourself from your competition – to position yourself as a coveted [...]
In today's fast changing world you gotta think like an entrepreneur.
If you want to be valuable in the job market of the future, better be creative and innovative. These are some key traits that employers will look for.
Whether you’re a new employee or a veteran, just starting your career or angling for a promotion to senior management, you probably spend considerable time wondering what the boss is really thinking. Is the boss scrutinizing your performance? Do you [...]
If recent events have revealed anything, it’s that many Americans are anxious about their jobs – an anxiety based on well-documented facts. There is fierce competition for good positions. Very often, however, it comes not from globalization [...]
I've had the opportunity to interview quite a few people over the years. As an entrepreneur building a company from the ground up means hiring fast, making mistakes and learning along the way. During this time though, some candidates really stood [...]
As one of the most educated and tech savvy generations, young millennials with newly minted degrees are still facing a tough challenge when it comes to landing good jobs.
Unprepared IRL “In Real Life”
Don’t mistake my analysis for a “kids [...]
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