By William Arruda
LinkedIn, once your online resume, has morphed into your opportunity to introduce yourself to others and attract the attention of those who need to know you. However, mindsets are slow to shift, and those who still consider LinkedIn nothing more than a digital resume are missing out on some of the biggest opportunities LinkedIn has ever offered. In a world that is becoming mo...
By Rick Goings
The three key traits recent grads should look for in employers.
It’s a tough landscape these days, for employers and employees alike. Companies face pressure to maintain financial success while integrating new technologies into their business models. Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, and are competing for limited jobs available.
If I were lo...
At HEC Paris we learn a lot about business and leadership, not only from books and cases, but also from hands-on projects. The most complex project we are involved in during the program is the MBAT (MBA Tournament). Tarun Rangi, President of the MBAT 2017 organizing team, defines it as “a unique, one of its kind tournament that brings together the brightest folks from the top b-schools of the wor...
Interested in a summer internship? Look no more!
J&J IRDP Internship is a development program that identifies highly qualified candidates to join our teams in Mexico, Argentina, Puerto Rico and Colombia. It is collectively designed to provide a great experience that challenges and develops students personally and professionally.
Opportunities for internship positions within Johnson & Johnso...
By Claire Zillman
Over the course of its 20-year history, Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For list has featured a total of 452 different employers as firms have found their way on the list, then off, and sometimes back on again. But 12 companies have remained constant, meaning they have made the list every year for 20 straight years. We’ll call them “the Legends.” Who are they? Cisco, REI, We...
Learning the distribution of a desired variable in a random sample using M&M’s, hmmm….. seems to be a really interesting and colorful way to understand statistics. But it’s uncanny that how sometimes very simple experiences can lead to quite meaningful insights. The aim of the exercise shown in the cover photo is to see how many M&M’s of a certain color, say blues, do you find in a random pack. I...
by Lydia Dishman
You may have resolved to lose weight or exercise more this year, but what about resolving to become a better employee? Your efforts could make you indispensable (and could even get you promoted).
No matter what industry you work in, here is some practical advice on how to be your best self at work every day of 2017.
1. Strengthen Your Soft Skills
2. Show Gratitude
by John Antonakis, Marika Fenley, and Sue Liechti
To persuade others, you must use powerful and reasoned rhetoric, establish personal and moral credibility, and then rouse followers’ emotions and passions. If a leader can do those three things well, he or she can then tap into the hopes and ideals of followers, give them a sense of purpose, and inspire them to achieve great things.
Table of Contents
2. Is salary enough?
3. Other financial incentives
4. Non-financial intangible incentives
5. Tangible incentives not related to salary
6. My top list of motivations
8. Recommended books
11 years ago I learnt about Carl Sewell, one of the most famous car dealers in the United States, and read his book Custo...
By Rachel Gillett
It really doesn't take all that much to be a good employer to the women in your company.
Treat them with the same respect you show your male employees, show them that they're a valued resource by paying them and promoting them on par with their male counterparts, nix the boys club vibe and foster a more inclusive culture, and you'll be well on your way to gaining their loy...