Often we go through our careers focusing on succeeding in what we do. This ability to concentrate is a strength – until it isn’t. What if our focus suddenly isn’t that important in the work world? Careers are changing; they will change even more in the future. How should you handle this?
My partner, Jill Macleod, from Toronto wrote a blog that has wonderful insights into differentiating yourself. It is particularly appropriate for those in an active job search. But it has broader implications than that: everyone should be aware of what Jill says as they manage their career.
Larry Shoemaker is President of Shoemaker & Associates/Cornerstone Atlanta. He helps organizations identify, recruit, assess and retain talent. He is also President of Cornerstone International Group, a global retained search organization comprised of about 70 independently owned offices located around the globe, with headquarters in Shanghai, China and Atlanta, GA. He holds an International Coach Foundation ACC Credential.