Monthly Archives: June 2012
Check out Elena Bajic’s, Ivy Exec’s CEO column on Forbes.com!
The latest insightful post in the series is: Marketing Strategy for Lean Start-Ups
This article comes from Pete Leibman, an Ivy Exec Contributor.
Right now is the best time in history to get any job you want. Seriously.
Before discussing why this is true, let me address the first objection you may have: the economy.
You don’t need me to bombard you with stats about the recession. The media has already done more than enough of that. All I will say is this: How many jobs do you need to get?
One job! Not Continue reading
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Ivy Exec’s Sr. Resume Specialist Staci Collins explains how carefully chosen words and focusing on the solution, not the problem, are the keys to getting the interview and Showing Evidence of Leadership & People Skills on Your Resume:
Adding proof of Leadership & People skills into your resume, while of crucial importance, can be some of the trickiest bullets. First, it’s often hard to quantify people results. Not every intervention results in a promotion, performance Continue reading
Andrew Blum, CEO of the Trium Group
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Andrew Blum, CEO of the Trium Group. Trium is a strategy execution firm that pays a lot of attention to leadership and team dynamics. They specialize in corporate transformation, culture change, restructuring and leadership-driven change management. Andrew is a frequent speaker on strategy and leadership issues, most recently at the University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and the company was named one of Consulting Magazine’s “Small Jewels” in Continue reading
Lynley Williams – Director, Talent Acquisition at Progressive
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Lynley Williams, Director, Talent Acquisition at Progressive.
Ivy Exec: In which area of your company do you expect the most growth during 2012?
Lynley Williams: Our goal is to be consumers’ number one choice for car insurance. To do that, we will continue to grow our business by creating products that provide our customers with innovative ways to Continue reading
This article comes from Common Sense at Work, an Ivy Exec contributor.
Bosses who truly want to achieve career success delegate as much responsibility and authority to their subordinates as they can handle. Therefore, they have more time and energy to advance toward their career goals by shouldering duties of greater visibility and value to their employer.
Effective subordinates take on as much responsibility and authority as they can carry. This is the way they can grow on the career path to more rewarding jobs.
This dynamic of Continue reading
Todd Vician, Talent Management and Recruiting Leader at PeopleFirm
Ivy Exec recently interviewed Todd Vician, Talent Management and Recruiting Leader at PeopleFirm. PeopleFirm is a People Strategy and Implementation firm headquartered in Seattle, WA, serving Fortune 500 and Midmarket clients locally and throughout the US. They have been recognized as the #9 Best Small Firm to Work For by Consulting Magazine and the #3 Fastest-Growing Private Company in the State of Washington by the Puget Sound Business Continue reading