5 results for tag: career development


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 ...

Mass Career Customization (MCC): Building Corporate Lattice at Work

The corporate ladder will be obsolete in less than decade. No longer would an employee make a straightforward upward climb from the bottom to achieve the higher rungs of the ladder. Instead, the employee will have the liberty to take diversions along the way as the seasons of life in the employee’s lives change significantly which demands a new approach to career development. The corporate ladder will be superseded by what Cathleen Benko, Chief Talent Officer of Deloitte calls the Corporate Lattice. She says, "Lattices allow movement in many directions. Like the literal lattices you see in gardens, these are living platforms for growth with ...

CareerBuilder’s “Most Outrageous Resume Mistakes” Survey

Just came across this really interesting survey annually conducted by CareerBuilder on the "Most Outrageous Resume Mistakes." Here are some unbelievable blunders people have committed on their resumes as well as some creative pointers on how to differentiate yourself from the market. Enjoy!

Your Definitive Guide to Resume Writing (Value of $500)

Are you a seasoned professional looking for a transition in your career? Are you a young professional looking to accelerate your leadership development opportunities? Or, are you a recent grad or soon-to-be graduate seeking to work at your dream job? If you find yourself in any one of these categories, this is a MUST-READ! I assure you’ll find the content of this blog post of inestimable value. My objective is two-fold: provide specific, practical, high-impact tips on how to immediately enhance your resume and demystify what it takes to build an effective resume. In fact, in the last month, I have invested around $500 worth of value to ...

Insider Tips on How to Write a Killer Resume

A few weeks ago, I posed a question to my readers around what questions they had around writing an effective resume. I got in touch with a resume expert Steven Provenzano with outstanding credentials. Not only does he have a professional certification in resume writing, but also he has been considered a thought leader in this field. Currently he serves as the President of ECS: Executive Career Services & DTP, Inc.with eight career books published and personally written more than 5000 resumes. He has been featured widely in WSJ, Chicago Tribune, CNBC, CNN etc. The first part of this blog is Steven’s article entitled, “Top Secrets of Expert ...