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April 13th, 2016

Do You Know Where You Are Going?

Where are you going?  You may ask, “What?”  The question bears repeating, where are you going?  Where are you going in your personal life?  As the leader, where are you going in your business? As I was thinking about those questions, I just could not get out of my mind of a story that I...

April 7th, 2016

What Christian CEOs Look for When Hiring New College Grads

In preparation for meeting with Christian Business Faculty Association, John Beckett surveyed 50 Christian CEOs, all of whom head large public and private businesses and institutions. He asked them to identify the most important qualities they look for when hiring recent college graduates....

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October 7th, 2015

It's Never Too Late to Head Back to School

More and more adults are heading back to college to sharpen their skills and broaden their understanding—especially in the rapidly changing realm of business. In fact, according to NBC News, the enrollment rate of adults going back to school is rising faster than typical college-aged...

September 23rd, 2015

5 Tips for Gracefully Accepting Constructive Criticism

Criticism -- even if it's constructive criticism -- can be tough to stomach. How we respond to criticism lets others see behind the curtain of our lives.  one is perfect, but accepting criticism is tough. Unbelievers watch how we respond to criticism and challenges to see who we really are...

September 1st, 2015

Don’t Let Unemployment Undo Your Identity

Let's face it. Our identity and work are closely aligned--and rightly so because God made us to work. But it's possible to let work be the defining reality of who we are. When we lose a job or can’t get a job, our very understanding of who we are can unravel. But good can come from this...

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August 3rd, 2014

Must-Knows Before Your Job Interview

Both of my daughters are now at an age where they are starting to consider their careers in earnest, and as a result, I’ve been fielding lots of practical questions lately about the job application and interview process. This week I thought I’d share some of that advice for those of you who...

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June 14th, 2013

Nine Questions You Should Ask in Every Job Interview

The key to making a positive impression in a job interview is to ask good questions. But not questions you should know the answers to, like “What does the position entail?" or “What is your vacation policy?” Instead, consider the nine questions listed in this article.

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May 24th, 2013

How Graduates Can Get Ahead

Jack Welch, legendary former CEO of GE offers advice for 2013 graduates on how to establish your reputation in the workplace. How do you distinguish your self from all the other job applicants?

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May 9th, 2013

First 90 Seconds Makes or Breaks an Interview

Within 90 seconds, 33% of bosses report that they know whether they will hire the person they're interviewing.  Read this Undercover Recruiter article for interview tips. What would you add to the list?

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April 12th, 2013

Can You Dump the Work You Hate? Maybe!

Are there tasks you hate to do?  What would you change in order to boost your satisfaction and effectiveness? In this article from Harvard Business Review, discover how you might redefine unpleasant parts of your work.