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Google Chairman’s Surprising Career Advice to Young Leaders

Over 2 million people apply each year at Google. Here's another way to look at it. It's almost ten times harder to get a job at Google than it is to get into Harvard. Nearly everyone wants to work for "Greatest Company in United States." Great Place to Work Institute and CareerBliss has consistently ranked Google as the top career destination for students, recent grads, and young professionals. In the last few weeks, I read "How Google Works" authored by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and former VP of Product Management Jonathan Rosenberg. They provide an insightful window into the inner workings of Google's organizational and leadership practices. ...

The Number One Career Advice from Former President of Chick-fil-A

Let me introduce you to Jimmy Collins. Jimmy was born in an unpainted share-cropper house in the middle of cotton fields and dreamed of becoming an executive. From his first job of delivering groceries on a bicycle at 12 years old, to establishing his own business as a commercial kitchen design consultant, to his 32 year career with Chick-fil-A, Inc., he learned and applied the principles that you also can learn. Jimmy retired from Chick-fil-A, Inc. as president, Chief Operating Officer. He describes his role there as the chief follower of the founder, S. Truett Cathy. He is the founder of Creative Followership and an author. I want to share with you ...

Congratulations Graduate! 11 Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You

Here's some tough love for soon-to-be or recent graduates about how to avoid those common gaffes that filter you out of the running for jobs. This is one of the most awesome slides I've came across on job hunting. The slides does a fine job illustrating why employers will never hire you. If you come across anyone you know who might benefit from this, feel free to pass this along! In summary, the 11 reasons why graduates will lose out on jobs are:   1. Your resume is longer than that of a 25-year professional. 2. You didn't prepare for our interview. 3. You didn't bring questions for me. 4. You wrote a thank you note and ...