Tackling Underperformance

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Do you have an underperformer on your team? You aren’t alone. Many managers struggle with addressing underperformance. Here’s what you need to do. First, let’s make some assumptions: we will…

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Understanding the Applicant Tracking System

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If you’ve submitted a job application online, it’s become ever more likely that an Application Tracking System (ATS) has scanned your application and segregated it into either the ‘Yes’ or…

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The Name Game

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“Should I change my name?”  he asked me.  It’s the type of question likely posed by someone going into hiding. Think witness protection program, or a celebrity checking into a…

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The Perfect Employee

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Attention Hiring Managers Are you looking for a new employee that is capable, committed, and has a great character? How about one that is coached? A few of the people…

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Leading with empathy

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How would you rate your listening skills out of ten? Think back to the last conversation you were in... were you attentive? Here are some questions to ask yourself as…

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Do you have this rapid growth tool?

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Do you have your Individual Development Plan (IDP) handy? It may be the one your employer has provided or a personal one. If it is convenient and you have time…

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The perfect interview question

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Last week, I caught up with a new client who asked, “When we get to interviewing, should I tell them I have a career coach?” I reflected on the question…

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Why You Are Forgotten

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This summer, how many times will you be asked, “What do you do?” Twenty times? Thirty times? More? How will you respond? “I am an accountant.” “I am a project…

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5 tips for managing a millennial

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If you visited my living room, you could be mistaken for thinking you’d stepped into the nearby Botanical Gardens. I love plants, especially indoor ones. They’re young, vibrant and nomadic…

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