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How to Answer: “What is your greatest accomplishment?” in Your Job Search

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Dana TheusDana Theus is an executive and career coach specializing in helping you activate your highest potential to succeed and to shine.

Executive Communications Tip: Start with the Bottom Line

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Every single one of my coaching clients face challenges with executive communications in one form or another.

Dear Dana Career Advice: What do they mean when they say you need a confidence leadership style?

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Dear Dana, What do they mean when they say I should be more “confident”? I recently had a boss tell me that if I want to get ahead I need to express “confidence leadership style.” I think I am confident but I keep getting this advice in order to further my career.

How to Dress for Work: The Casual Dilemma

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As we come closer to Spring, would-be graduates are starting to stream towards the workforce. One issue they always need support on: how to dress for work. Appropriate workwear is more complicated than it seems because it’s one of the most visible expressions of our personal brand.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Putting Your Military Skills to Work: 6 Great Career Fields for Veterans

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Want An Executive Job? 3 Tricks To Get Out Of The Weeds

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In a previous post about job interview tips, I outlined the findings of several research studies about advancing your career – especially for professional women in leadership who want to land a C-suite executive job.

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Personal Branding Tips in the Modern Organization

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Personal branding has been a thing now for over a decade, yet too many people still feel invisible where they work. How can that be with a wash of social feeds broadcasting us 24/7? Before social media, people had personal brands and called them “professional reputations.”

Dear Dana Job Seeker Advice: When is the best time for a job search?

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Welcome to “Dear Dana”, our occasional column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. We posted this at the beginning of the year, but since I’m getting more questions about timing for a job search now, I thought I’d post it again.

3 Stages of Career Transition: Putting Yourself “Out There” For a Job Search

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Maybe you’re a little bored. Maybe you’re too comfortable. Maybe you hate your boss. Maybe you’re about to be laid off. Maybe you’re just operating below your top capacity. Maybe you’re not sure it’s time for a job search, but you’re thinking about it anyway.

Top Reasons Employees Quit

What are the top reasons people are leaving a job? And what attracts people to their new organization? The latest PayScale research take a deep dive into this to find out what is impacting employee retention and what employees are looking for in a new organization.

Unconscious Bias: the Key to Effective Communication in the Workplace Between Men and Women

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In executive coaching (both women and men) I’ve often observed that two parallel stories about women and men in the workplace often coexist. First, “women and men communicate differently” is a truth that few bother to deny. Second, “men and women are treated equally in the workplace.”

The Simplest Keys to Success: 2 Tricks for Goal-Setting and Personal Change

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Leadership, career and success gurus place a huge focus on goals. There are tons of articles, books, videos, classes and “systems” on how to set goals, how to organize them and how to “keep” them. Entire franchises have been built on this one productivity skill.

Dear Dana Career Advice: Interviewing for a job you don’t want

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Welcome to “Dear Dana”, my occasional column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. Please write in and tell me about a career challenge or frustration you’re facing at the office! Today we’re answering a question about interviewing for a job you don’t want.

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How to Future Proof YOURSELF: 6 Suggestions [Video]

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Recently I posted a video on how to future proof your career, but I only addressed the career planning aspects of how to prepare for an uncertain future.

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The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Do You Follow Your Paycheck or Do You Follow Your Passion at Work?

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By Shira Harrington Do you know the feeling when you’ve had a big “win” at work? When you’ve served with your whole heart doing something you love? It’s pretty exhilarating, right? That feeling doesn’t have to be fleeting.

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How Does Executive Coaching Work?

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Leadership Communications Trick: RIGHT vs. RIGHT

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Every time I do a leadership training seminar at least one person in the room always has the same light bulb go off when I introduce the RIGHT vs. RIGHT concept, described in Chris McGoff’s The PRIMES.

Unintended Consequences Matter: Learning to See Bystanderism and Microaggression as Contributors to Employee Turnover in the Workplace

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Efforts to increase diversity in our workplaces has been dismally slow over the last few decades, despite business initiatives, research and even expansions of the very definition of diversity. Like many, I find this frustrating.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

6 Things You can Do When You’ve Had Enough Of Sexual Discrimination & Self-Sabotage

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Every woman reaches a point at least once in her life (most of us, many more), where the frustration of sexual discrimination, subtle undermining or personal self-sabotage we learned at the knee of the dominant culture smacks us in the face. You know it. It’s that moment of wordless disbelief, where we grit our teeth […]. The post 6 Things You can Do When You’ve Had Enough Of Sexual Discrimination & Self-Sabotage appeared first on InPower Coaching.

A New Change Management Model: Change From the Inside-Out

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Last year I wrote an article on this blog called Reframing Change Management Theory as an Act of Creation , which summarizes how I’ve come to approach change management in my capacity as a coach and consultant.

Does Women’s Emotional Intelligence Help Us Get Into Leadership?

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How well do you handle your emotions at work? Too many women and men read that question as a damnation of women who can’t control their emotions in the office. In fact, it’s more important that you learn to use your emotions intentionally at work, than merely control them.

Dear Dana Workplace Advice: 3 Ways a Male Executive Can Help Create a Less Biased Corporate Culture

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Welcome to “Dear Dana”, our regular column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. Please write in and tell me about a career challenge or frustration you’re facing at the office! Dana Theus.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Solving Employee Engagement on the Front Lines

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As the job market tightens, and growth plans become constrained by the inability to hire people, many executives are talking about the importance of employee turnover and engagement. On the one hand I’m happy to see this. Employee well-being is key to a healthy business.

5 Leadership Lessons From The Worst Bosses I’ve Ever Had

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I recently read a fabulous post by Steve Tobak on BNET with tons of great management advice based on his personal experience. It reminded me that after scolding Steve Jobs and other jerk bosses, I actually owe my two worst bosses some props in public.

6 Dynamics of Transformation – for Your Business and Your Life

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Good leaders need to be reasonable managers, able to make sure the important stuff gets done from day to day, but a true leader’s potential is discovered and exercised during times of business transformation. It is in those times that the leaders truly change the world.

Middle Managers: The Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs Too What Should You Do?

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Yes, the Robots are coming, and they’re (probably) going to take your job. Have you noticed that the buzz about artificial intelligence (AI) and automation has been picking up in the last 4-6 months?

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

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Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress.

How Managers Can Improve Employee Engagement & Retention

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By: Patricia Hughes. Organizations are experiencing another perfect storm in recruiting and hiring. A combination of decreasing employee engagement, increasing turnover and fewer skilled candidates available, is making it tough for companies to get the right resources.

It’s A Matter Of Survival: The Four Conversations That Set Off Emotional Triggers

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As we approach summer, I’m reminded of the family road trip. The kind with screaming kids, barking dogs and parents hoping they don’t harm one of those screaming kids.

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3 Things My Dog Reminded Me About Employee Performance and Employee Engagement

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I rescued a pup last Fall. His name is Loki and he’s a Pomeranian and something-or-other mix. One thing I didn’t know about a rescue dog is that they’ve often been traumatized (e.g., abusive owners, time on the streets etc.)

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.