"From below, he was a nightmare. Untrustworthy, evasive and weak, he would go weeks without speaking to any of us outside formal meetings." - Simon Bell
Getting a job sounds simple enough, right? But with more people in the workforce than ever before, it's vital that you stand out at each and every stage of the hiring process.
Mind Tools' own Campaign Manager Helen Essex takes a look at five key human skills that will help you succeed in 2023.
LinkedIn has nearly 800 million members, so how can professionals use the platform safely to hire, job hunt, and enrich their careers?
Until only recently, I believed that once you reach your 50s, you become almost unemployable. No one wants to invest in someone with such limited working life left, I thought
In recent years, artificial intelligence and robotics have been hailed as efficiency boosters in all kinds of situations. But, while there's no doubting the helpfulness of new technology, where does it leave the human? Should we become more robotic ourselves, or is it better for us to focus on areas that are out of reach […]
"The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice." – Brian Herbert, U.S. author About This Week's Chat When I facilitate training at large organizations, or lecture to business school students from big corporates, I often hear the same complaints. For example: team […]
"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did." – Newt Gingrich (1943- ), American politician, historian, and author We're taught from a young age that "we can do anything that we put our minds to." But what about when your mind is working against you? […]
"People don't get promoted for doing their jobs really well, they get promoted by demonstrating their potential to do more." – Tara Jaye Frank, U.S. leadership consultant and author Tears and Joy My experiences working in human resources often involved being part of promotion selection panels. During that time, I sat through many interviews, and […]
You've been working hard for months, putting in the extra hours, and taking on additional tasks. You can see several opportunities for promotion, and you really feel that you deserve that step up. But nothing seems to be happening. Your career feels like it's hit a bit of a plateau. Sadly, working hard and having […]