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How to Write a Modern Resume

I think it was Sherlock Holmes who said that there is no such thing as coincidence (but then he also said that the answer is never about twins!!).

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Power of Emotional Intelligence to Take Your Team to Success

Leadership means helping others to reach their full potential. There is one thing that is alike in all effective leaders; they all have a high degree of ‘emotional intelligence’.

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The Risk of Juniorising Change

Creating a problem for the near future? A little while ago I read about the "juniorisation" of trading desks in financial services, particularly in the City of London.

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Embrace the Circle

What goes around, comes around. It's a phrase etched into our psyche at a very early age. Reciprocity. It's the basis of religions, ethoses, and behavior. And it has proven itself as truth over and over throughout history.

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What To Do When Your Team Turns Against You

Uncle Ben’s “with great power comes great responsibility” is a standard leadership principle for many, including myself. Also, with every responsibility comes expectations that might make people upset, especially the ones you lead.

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Cutting Mental Health Service on Campuses

A recent article in Inside Higher Education addressed this reality: the largest community college in the Pennsylvania State system is cutting mental health services. In this particular community college on a go forward basis, these services are being handled by the community to which students are directed (how they are directed remains a mystery to me). And, when you look at the reasons: budget, budget, budget. I’d add lack of utilization and lack of an outcry. And, a lack of understanding of who are students are and our responsibility to them.

4 months

Why Recruiters Should Care More about Individuals

I don't bite, and when I realised that I needed to be networked I also recognised that the most interesting connections and opportunities were most likely to come from people I didn't know and who did not know me ........ yet! I value all my friends and past-colleagues (well, OK, one or two fall below the line for me, but I am only human!) and the advice and support they have given, but if I restricted my network to them then I would be caught in a closed circle.