Making The Most of Office Politics

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Corporate Services, Talent Transition

By Jeff Davidson, MBA, CMC and John M. O’Connor, MFA, CRW Have you noticed how office organization charts always look so nice and neat — how the lines of communication are always straight and direct?  Jason reports to Margaret who reports to David who reports to Damon.  That’s the formal power structure of the organization. It’s important because it shows …

3 Ways to Use Writing to Boost Your Career

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Individual Services

Writing is a simple and powerful way to increase the power of your personal brand, and it amazes me how few people take advantage of it. Perhaps I should not be so amazed. After sampling the opinions of five six-figure executives I found these off the record comments. Perhaps they could be summarized by what one said to me: John, …

Hiring and Retaining People with Disabilities (Special Abilities) Makes Business Sense

CareerPro Inc. Blogging, Corporate Services, Talent Acquisition

Hiring people with physical and mental disabilities can and should be viewed as good business. Companies and organizations that support and encourage hiring people with disabilities send the most important message to their respective audiences, customers, stakeholders and the communities they inhabit. What are some of those unintended but important message consequences? Here are a few to consider: 1. Inclusion …