Being Prepared

Being Prepared

What transpired in college football on the last two weekends reinforces the importance of having a clear vision and being prepared. The lesson it teaches has a very strong business application. One week ago Michigan defeated Michigan State in a dramatic last-play as...
Do You Have The Vision To Recruit Stars ?

Do You Have The Vision To Recruit Stars ?

Every time an organization hires an individual for a key role they make decisions that will impact their success.  Organizations that do this well can outperform their competitors; those that don’t miss an opportunity to “up their game.” A long list of other projects,...
Why Should I Read Your Resumé?

Why Should I Read Your Resumé?

Sometime ago I wrote a couple of posts about resumés. They seem even more appropriate now because every day we receive even greater numbers of resumés. How do you get someone to read yours with all this “clutter?” Most resumés focus on the individual’s experience....
Recruiting for the Future

Recruiting for the Future

  Traits leaders will need in the future have been discussed for several years.  The message tends to consistently reflect that to be outstanding, leaders will have the ability to: Create a clear vision Think globally Stay current Rapidly adapt to change Collaborate...
Preparing for Your Job Interview

Preparing for Your Job Interview

When someone who is actively searching for a job learns they are going to be interviewed, they now “begin to prepare in earnest.”  The goal is to learn as much as possible about the organization. The power of the internet is that anyone can quickly find out lots of...