How to be Strong Minded?
BY: MATTHEW KOSINSKI Many stay-at-home parents would like to work — but entering the workforce is easier said than done for people in this position. The most obvious obstacle is finding a job with enough flexibility. Stay-at-home parents stay at home precisely because they are parents — that is, they have children they must care for. Stay-at-home parents need jobs they can do on their schedules, which are understandably tied to their children’s schedules. Stay-at-home parents also face a fair bit of discrimination from employers. In a 2018 study, Universit
BY:HUNTER MULLER The CIO role has evolved dramatically over the past two decades. The 21st-century CIO is a value-creator and driver of strategy. The contemporary CIO has a seat at the C-suite table and serves as a trusted advisor to the organization’s executive boards. Today’s CIOs are key players, indispensable counselors, and prime movers in the modern enterprise. This is partly a result of the CIO’s unique view across the enterprise. The CIO is often the only C-level executive with a clear line of sight across the various units and areas of the business. The CIO und
BY: JENNIFER WRIGHT Several years ago, I was preparing to make the move to Washington, DC, after spending decades in Texas. I was moving from a market where I knew everybody to one where I didn’t know a soul. I needed a job, so I headed to LinkedIn and cold-messaged 10 people I had never met before. I heard back from at least eight of them — and one of the conversations led me to where I work today. Stories like mine are becoming more common all the time. Social media permeates many aspects of our lives, and it’s even affecting how we network, identif
BY:MATTHEW KOSINSKI When you’re transitioning out of the military and into the civilian workforce, the change can be a difficult one to navigate. Military life and civilian professions can be dramatically different, which may leave you wondering how to successfully make the jump. There are many resources out there to help veterans get their feet in the doors of civilian professions, but one you may not know about is the Recruiter.com Certification Program. This self-paced program is designed to introduce people with no previous recruiting experience to the recruiting industry.
BY: ROBERT HOYT Recruiters will be the first to tell you that recruiting is a “people business,” and it is, but when the effectiveness of your recruiting program is being assessed, it really comes down to the numbers. Like it or not, there are specific recruiting metrics to which you have to pay attention. We’re approaching the end of Q2 of 2018, and the pace of business shows no signs of slowing. In order to stay competitive, your methods of sourcing talent need to be ironclad, and the only way to make sure that is the case is to hav
BY: VICTORIA CHASE As a manager, your responsibility is to guide your team. But what makes someone a good manager, and how can you become one? Well, you could sign up for endless training exercises and self-development courses. Or you could binge-watch the best TED Talks on leadership. But did you know you can learn valuable lessons on how to be a good manager from the movies, too? With the help of the Massive Movie Calendar from Carphone Warehouse, we’ve collected a list of the top movies all managers should watch for lessons in patience, perseveranc