Monthly Archives: April 2011

Apr 26

Mindset first, then job skills

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Job skills are central to getting the first phone interview from your resume. People naturally assume that job skills are where one starts when considering a job. Job skills are important, of course, but I’d suggest a different starting point: your mindset. Mindset is important. You see, I have some very good job skills. So […]

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Apr 14

Work interruptions

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

photo credit: Jackal of all trades Okay, I can finally get to this post on interruptions on work. I’ve meant to do it for months. Now’s the time. “Hey, Scot,” says my Cube Mate, “did you ever find out the answer to why that chart was so off?” “Ah, no, we took it down some […]

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Apr 06

Deadbeat Companies

By Scot Herrick | Cube Rules Commentary

Over at HR Fishbowl, Charlie had a thought-provoking article on what a “deadbeat employee” looks like and the need to get rid of them because they suck the life out of the rest of your employees. Interesting, for sure, but I think some of the points about deadbeat employees are the direct result of something […]

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