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Tim McLafferty
Focus Executive Search
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Jul 8, 2020
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Interview tips for hiring managers
Interviewing is a skill that improves with practice and preparation. But too often, IT managers don’t put in the work necessary to identify great candidates and instead make decisions based on imperfect information …
The Enterprisers Project
If you really want the job, show you have these 6 qualities
Even in a recession, companies are still hiring. And, given the competitive market, it’s important to make sure you stand out when …
Fast Company
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What COVID-19 is revealing about your customers and employees
The coronavirus pandemic is not simply a crisis to be endured until it's over. True, lockdown restrictions are lifting in many parts …
Strategy + Business
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Strategies For Business Communication During Crisis
Communication has always been a crucial element of business operations, regardless of the size or location of the company in question …
Entrepreneur
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The pandemic is a great time to start a business
Personally, I don't think there's ever a "right time" to start a business. If you look at the last big financial recession, a lot of …
Fast Company
A Guide to Building a More Resilient Business
In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, we have become painfully aware of the fragility of supply chains, health care, and other …
Harvard Business Review
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Signs That Will Identify Someone With Good Leadership Skills
How many times have you heard the phrase "these uncertain times" in the past few months? If you answered "more times than I can count …
Inc
Get Better at Sales: 15 Tips You Need to Know
Are you trying to figure out how to get better at sales? If yes, you should check out some of our best sales tips by clicking here. If …
The Startup Magazine
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5 Ways to Shift Your Mindset During Tough Times
There is a saying: "How you do anything is how you do everything." In other words, what is the root cause of our actions—why we behave …
All Business
How Do You Know a Good Leader When You See One?
Engaged employees are your strongest asset. In times of disruption, this is even truer. According to Gallup, engaged employees …
Inc
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It’s okay to be wrong. But only if you admit it
If your job involves anything complex or difficult, at some point, something will go wrong. It might be that an action has unforeseen …
Fast Company
Cartoon
"People hate the rich. I need to make some bad investments, bankrupt my company, fire everyone and go out of business so people will like me again."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
How many miles per gallon did the 22-horsepower, 4-cylinder Model T Ford get when it was introduced in 1908?
See the answer below.
Are You Ready to Start a Startup?
You may have heard about the entrepreneurship buzz everyone is on. "Be your own boss." "Craft your own schedule. In all …
The Startup Magazine
What Year Was It?
Monkey Trial Begins
What Year
In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called "Monkey Trial" begins with John Thomas Scopes, a young high school science teacher, accused of teaching evolution in violation of a Tennessee state law.
The day was Jul 10. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit."
Napoleon Hill
Trivia Answer
How many miles per gallon did the 22-horsepower, 4-cylinder Model T Ford get when it was introduced in 1908?
Answer: Between 25 and 30 miles per gallon
 
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