Archive for May 2013

Here’s a Quick Way to Get Promoted by a Gen Y-er

How Gen-Yers [aka Millennials or those born during the early 80s – 00s] Can Get Promoted in a Year by guest blogger, Lancel Joseph   I’m accustomed to a smartphone with apps for everything, a GPS that can take me anywhere and fast food that can be microwaved and made edible in fewer than 60 seconds. …

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What LinkedIn Users Ought to Know about Job References

Job references still matter. Eight out of 10 HR executives consistently contact references for professional (89 percent), executive (85 percent), administrative (84 percent), and technical (81 percent) positions, according to a SHRM survey. However, these formal reference-check conversations are getting less helpful in clarifying if someone is truly fit for the job. Specifically, a referral…

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The Secret of Making Space (Even If Your Schedule is Crazy)

The Secret of Making Space (Even If Your Schedule is Crazy) by guest blogger, Christian Simamora “We are very good at ‘doing.’ But there’s something else. The domain of  being.’ “ – Jon Kabat-Zinn I am obsessed with doing. I worship at the altar of David Allen’s Getting Things Done. I geek out over new…

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