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Embarrassing Office Situations

“Is this your Application in the Printer?!”

Some things are best kept private – recall Donald Trump’s infamous “locker room talk”? When situations like this arise they can be damaging to your reputation, so it’s best to be extra diligent in keeping your private affairs private. This principle also holds in business settings, especially when you’re trying to make your next career…

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Descriptions of the Perfect Employee

Irreplaceably perfect

7 Top CEO’s Describe Their Perfect Employee There is no shortage of advice out there on how to be a good employee. But ever wonder how the world’s preeminent business leaders choose their new hires? These visionaries who run—and in some cases found—billion dollar companies look for particular qualities in the people they give responsibility…

How to manage Millennials
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Managing the Millennial Generation

Mind the Gap

Millennials are now America’s biggest generation – isn’t it time we started paying more attention to the way we manage them? According to information collected by the US Census Bureau, millennials, who are categorised as being born between 1982 and 2000, now exceed 83 million, outnumbering baby boomers by more than 13 million. We spoke to career and…

illegal interview questions
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Interview Questions for Executives

5 Super Sneaky Illegal Interview Questions

They say that you have to submit 100 job applications just to get one interview, so what happens when you finally land one? With any luck, you’ll be blowing them out of the water! Fast forward to the day of the interview, and it’s going great. You’re building rapport, crafting a strong narrative for your…

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Successful Executives

Advancing your career without those long office hours

We’ve all heard the saying, “hard work pays off”, but then why is it that certain people seem to advance quicker than others, without putting in any extra effort? The answer to this question may be both surprising and inspiring… Common Career Myths: Success depends solely on hard work, dedication and clever planning, right? Wrong….

choose your inner circle
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Solid Advice Matters

Leaders, Choose Your Inner Circle Wisely

It gets lonely at the top. Leaders of all stripes tend to rely on just a small group of people for advice when making decisions. Yet all too often, this team is full of head-nodders who do not provide honest input. How do you choose your inner circle the smart way?

why idiots get promoted
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Tips for getting promoted

5 Reasons Why Idiots Get Promoted Instead Of You

In his explanation of power and ruling in relation to people, Plato’s infamous “Philosopher-King” idea goes something like this: Those who don’t deserve power will always make open bids to reach for it, usurp it, crave it and pursue it. Those who truly should be in power…are precisely those who will shy away from its…