Submitted by Sal Silvester on May 16, 2016
Leadership development is about self-development. It’s a journey and not an event. Too often we find leadership development and coaching engagements that are one-hit-wonders. They cover an overwhelming number of topics in one or two days and rarely provide ongoing reinforcement. On top of that, there’s usually no true measurement beyond the “smiley sheet” evaluations at the end of the program.
Submitted by Sal Silvester on January 31, 2015
Audrey works as a software engineer in a fast growing technology company in Denver. She’s young, smart, and a rising star on her team. She’s got a great attitude that is equally matched with performance. You might call her a “high potential” team member or even an “A” player.
Submitted by Sal Silvester on September 30, 2009
Thursday night, October 1st is part 3 of our Recesson-proof Your Career webinar series. Come on and join us. We will be talking about how to:
Submitted by Sal Silvester on September 29, 2009
In my recent webinars on Recession-proofing Your Career, I have emphasized the importance of networking. I have also emphasized that networking via social media is an important part of that process. I have seen so many people who are complacent because they have jobs. As a result, they have few, if any, LinkedIn connections, and they have rusty, at best, connections outside of their internal network.
Submitted by Sal Silvester on August 27, 2009
Have you been laid-off or outsourced more than once due to mergers and acquisitions or the economy? Are you in a dead-end job that doesn’t utilize your skills and talents? Are you in an organizational culture that doesn’t match your style? Are you uncertain about how best to market yourself and find work that’s right for you?
It's time to bust loose.
Submitted by Sal Silvester on August 25, 2009
Here's a great quote from What Color is Your Parachute 2009.
"Most job hunters who fail to find their dream job fail not because they lack information about the job market, but because they lack information about themselves."
What are you bringing to the table as you approach new employers?
Consider the following.
Submitted by Sal Silvester on August 19, 2009
According to What Color is Your Parachute 2009, the 5 worst ways to look for a job are:
Submitted by Sal Silvester on August 11, 2009
If you are looking for work, one place you might venture into is a completely new industry. Now, I know that for many this may cause hesitation. In fact I have heard people say, "I can't change industries."
Consider this. The new Chairman and CEO of General Motors was a former telecom executive at AT&T. Did AT&T manufacture cars, auto parts, or do anything even remotely related to cars? With the exception of driving their service vehicles to install or repair a phone line or cell tower, the answer is a resounding NO!