Monthly Archives: May 2008

May 29

To Stay or Leave – Your Manager

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

This week I’m focusing attention on to stay or leave your employer. These articles present examination areas to help your decision. Yesterday, in To Stay or Leave – Your Company, I covered how your company and personal industry can affect your decision. Before that, I looked at your industry affecting your decision. There are two […]

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May 28

To Stay or Leave – Your Company

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

This week I’m focusing attention on to stay or leave your employer. These articles present examination areas to help your decision. Yesterday, in To Stay or Leave – Your Industry, I covered how your company and personal industry can affect your decision. There are three more areas: Your Company Your Manager Your Personal Criteria I’m […]

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May 12

Book Review: Never Eat Alone

By Scot Herrick | Book Reviews

Keith Ferrazzi has provided us a unique insight into how networking works in the world with his book “never eat alone.” Networking is a scary for many people. Visions of handing out business cards on the street come to mind. But networking is about getting to know people, helping them where you can, and asking […]

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May 09

Competency perspective: teamwork

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

In our performance reviews, we typically see ratings for both goals and competencies. Competencies are your job skills and how you play in the sandbox with others. While there are many competencies, the one that consistently shows up is “teamwork.” Here’s my perspective. If you read a hundred reviews and look at how people write […]

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May 08

Competencies and the Performance Review

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

In many companies, goals are not the only ingredient of a performance review. Indeed, what is called “competency” can be the deciding reason in a performance review rating. Competencies address the job, teamwork, and business skills of the employee. Rather than a goal that needs achievement, a competency is a rating about how well the […]

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