by John M. O’Connor and Sallyann Hulick Business and stock market fluctuations continue to be the order of the day. More than any other time in history, those fluctuations come from a global marketplace. So how do you navigate that marketplace for your business and even your own career plans? Today a successful business and career must be considered global …
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 …
Would you feel comfortable with the rotating door of large outplacement firms, caroseling their part-time advisory staff to “support” your displaced workers or senior leaders? Insist on the best, no, demand the best. Boutique firms like ours provide this one on one focus. What do you feel companies need to do to invest in their departing workforce? Are you ready and more knowledgeable about getting your demands met? Are you in human resources? Then find and invest in your workforce and your departing workforce by associating yourself with best practices, defined and delivered.
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Many of these concepts can be started during any career upheaval. It would be nice if these ideas were all supported by your current company. But most of the time they are not. If they are great. If not then it is up to you to put together your critical team members. In other words, do not rely on your current company or organization to do this for you. You do it.
One of the most overlooked aspects of networking are employee referrals. Sadly, many eager networkers who are in career transition don’t take time to build the relationships needed to secure a positive referral from a friend, a former colleague or even a new relationship. Handle this networking approach with care.
This podcast volume discusses and provides insight into outplacement, what it is today and what it needs to be.
Big outplacement wants you to think they are on the leading edge of issues related to careers and outplacement.
Here are some facts and excerpts from a very important piece on big outplacement firms and their struggle to remove themselves from the cookie cutter.
I read many insightful articles. Hopefully I have written a few over 17 years. Recently I read some articles published by The Wall Street Journal and other publications devoted to job search insights. Unfortunately most article insights do not go far enough to provide the kind of detailed, one on one coaching someone needs during a job search. They can’t. …