Professional Development

Seek Job Seekers Where the Job Seekers Seek You

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by: Sarah Duke The search for the ever-elusive perfect candidate continues … And just how many articles on finding the perfect candidate are there, anyway? Silkroad took a new tack, asking: where are the job seekers looking? That’s a good point: how can recruiters possibly find candidates if they aren’t searching in the right places? Craigslist, LinkedIn, Indeed, CareerBuilder,…

Finding the Right Metaphor for Your Presentation

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by: Nancy Duarte When trying to persuade people to think and act differently, we study their wants and needs, what they care about, what keeps them up at night. Sometimes we reach them by making clear, concise arguments that address those concerns. But often it takes a little something more to engage an audience. Metaphors can…

Project Management Technology: A buzz of MNCs

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by: Shisam Bhattacharyya Developing project management skills, even if you are not a project manager, sets you apart from the crowd, says Shisam Bhattacharyya Are you feeling insecure in your job? Although an all-out career change may be a good choice for some, you don’t need to make such a drastic move to breathe new life…

The Power of Asking for Feedback

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By Susanne Madsen Asking for feedback is one of the most powerful tools on your road to personal and professional growth and it’s an excellent way to strengthen trust and relationships on the projects you are leading. The people you work with can see you from all angles, but without the use of a mirror…

How I Solve Problems

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By Risa Fogel One of the most stressful times in a person’s career is when they have to tell someone above them in the corporate hierarchy, “We have a problem.” As someone who has both delivered and received this message, I know the problem can be anything from a fairly insignificant miscommunication to a major…