Monthly Archives: May 2010

May 31

Memorial Day, 2010

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

We tend to forget that Memorial Day is a day where we honor those who have fought for America’s freedom. And to those who give their lives as the ultimate sacrifice pursuing liberty in the midst of war torn chaos. Mike McGreevy was a Navy Seal, an “honor man” in his class, and the finest […]

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May 27

3 ways to update a stale resume

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Resumes are living things that need consistent and constant updating. After all, you are consistently accomplishing stuff on the job, right? The bigger and better the accomplishments, the bigger the need to update your resume. But even if you have updated your resume, you are starting to think it is a bit stale. The resume, […]

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May 13

When buzzwords take over your company

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Half of working in any profession is learning the language of the profession. But corporations are starting to replace the actions associated with the language with just the language. We’ve become a company of buzzwords where corporate speak is substituted for corporate actions. If you don’t know the language, you don’t count One of the […]

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May 10

You don’t deserve a job

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Those working a job search can get frustrated and upset with this attitude about work: I deserve a job. That framing in your job search discounts the immense changes in the workplace that have occurred over the past couple of years, the quickening of some longer term trends in the workplace. Instead of thinking you […]

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May 09

Sharing Sunday, May 9, 2010

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

Great reading for your Sunday! Breaking out of long term unemployment For many, long term unemployment is a reality and it is getting their spirit down. This article takes a look at ways to break out of that logjam in this improving economy. Flip on the “weakness interview question” I have a great article on […]

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May 05

Is your boss younger than you?

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Bosses younger than their employees are not liked by almost 30% of the workforce. Seriously. I don’t get why they don’t like reporting to someone younger than they are — didn’t we get past looking up to our parents a long time ago? Or, for baby boomers, not trusting anyone over the age of 30? […]

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May 02

Sharing Sunday, May 2, 2010

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

There are some great reads out there this week for your Sunday reading pleasure. Ten things Human Resources won’t tell you Originally from Smart Money, but reprinted in the Wall Street Journal. Employers miffed at employee’s lack of health engagement? Get real. See if your company can answer these questions about employee engagement in your […]

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