Monthly Archives: June 2009

Jun 23

3 secrets of work

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

Most time on career sites is devoted to the stuff “in the weeds.” The 3 white lies managers tell you all the time, how to answer 1000 different interview questions and the 5 things that make you look like a poor job performer all dominate the headlines. Necessarily so, since we seek to solve work […]

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Jun 17

How personal finance is career management

By Scot Herrick | Personal Finance

When CIO’s start getting articles about personal finance — the basics, not the fancy investments — you know that personal finance has come to career management. Here’s the basic thrust of Where Personal Finance and Career Management Meet: Good career management stems from a foundation of good financial management. Career freedom and financial freedom begin […]

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Jun 16

Are your SMART Goals still relevant?

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Towers Perrin surveys employees on their engagement, satisfaction and productivity. If you want to see how hard times hit employees, you can see the answers from the results, this time in Forbes. Basically, employees are “more engaged than contented, and unlikely to leave even if they have no confidence in their employers (emphasis added).” The […]

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Jun 10

How to deal with a moody manager

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Every human being on the planet goes through job pressure swings. Management teams, even the good ones, can go through moods despite the job skill of “emotional maturity.” How do you deal with a moody manager? Very carefully. Don’t interact at all The best way to avoid issues with an angry bear is to stay […]

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