CAPITALIST MAILBAG: What's the Most HRish Thing to Come Out of Boston?

HR Capitalist

Hey Capitalist/KD: What''s the most HRish thing to come out of the Boston tragedy? I''m betting you''ve got something to say about the media coverage. Becka from Charlotte. Hey Becka - . Media coverage? Talking at length when you know nothing? Sounds like HR, right? Or maybe marketing.

Hiring is a Team Sport

Hiring Technical People

One of the things I say in the interview is, “Hiring should be a team sport, too.” ” I’m speaking at Agile Boston this week. Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport. I’m repeating the talk in Downtown Boston on Thursday , too. Shane Hastie, my sometime coauthor , and sometime co-teacher, interviewed me for InfoQ about Hiring Geeks That Fit. We had a great time, and the interview shows it. I hope you enjoy the interview.

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Effective Onboarding: How to Introduce New Leadership to a Team


Depending on the circumstances, introducing new leadership to your team is both exciting and challenging. So how do you protect yourself and your team and set your new leader up for success? Half of the executives brought on to a new team quit or are fired in their first three years.

2016 144

Hard Work And Ambition Are Rewarded At Drift

Career Realism

Drift is the fastest-growing technology company in Boston, but it remains committed to fostering a company culture of openness and teamwork. The sabbatical is a paid month off and the only requirement is that those who take the sabbatical share their experience with the team when they return.

2019 65

Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport Slides Posted

Hiring Technical People

I gave the “same” talk twice last week, at Agile Boston. So, if you would like to see and hear Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport , hop on over to slideshare. Now, I never memorize my talks, so it’s never the same talk. I record my talks so I can learn from them. I had to select which talk I uploaded to slideshare. Tough decision! I decided to upload the first talk, because I thought the quality of the recording was better.

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5 Wild St. Patrick's Day Cities From Coast to Coast

Ms. Career Girl

Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is the home of the leprechaun. Even the greatest basketball team has a logo that is all about St Patrick’s. The city has the biggest event anyone can think of especially in South Boston. The post 5 Wild St.

Toast, Inc. Strives To Be The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Career Realism

headquartered in Boston, is a cloud-based restaurant software company that provides restaurants with a management and point of sale system. It remains a privilege to work alongside the incredibly talented team here," one employee wrote in a review.

2019 62

How to be a team player while Gen Z saves the planet

Penelope Trunk

I am the rebel, writing a blog post instead of dedicating my brainpower to reclaiming the East Boston shoreline: For the people! The post How to be a team player while Gen Z saves the planet appeared first on Penelope Trunk Careers.

2019 66

Tech Culture is in CTC’s DNA

Career Realism

The CTC recruiting team loves to have fun, is laid-back (like the tech stars they recruit – a/k/a YOU), and really proud of how they help the best tech talent find job opportunities on contract, temp-to-perm, and full-time basis with the finest companies in New England.

A Different View on Decision Making

Water Cooler Wisdom

« New Episode: 30/20 Vision | Main | Mantra For Being Less Sensitive » July 13, 2010 A Different View on Decision Making   Ann MarieBland of Boston ,a video game marketing executive, was recently faced with two attractive joboffers. 

2010 74

Keys To Building A Winning Workplace

Career Realism

As a fan, there's nothing more thrilling than when your favorite team wins a championship. In many ways, a successful workplace is a lot like a championship-caliber sports team. Well-run workplaces and championship teams have the following characteristic in common.

2019 62

15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

Up against male-dominated industries, the two women team up to form an unbreakable friendship and help each other succeed during the most meaningful summer of their lives. Acclaimed author Elise Hooper explores the untold stories of three women on the first integrated women’s Olympic team.

2020 282

What Being a Diverse, Female Entrepreneur Has Taught Me About Challenges and Uncertainty 

Ms. Career Girl

I spent 12 months pitching over 250 times before I got my first ‘yes,’ learning quickly how to stay lean and rely on myself and my team more than anyone else. It’s important to make sure your team and your customers are also connected to that “why”.

2020 162

Call Up The Co-Worker or Boss You Used to Hate and Tell Them You Understand.

HR Capitalist

How about Kyrie Irving of pro basketball's Boston Celtics? More from ESPN: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving said that in the wake of his outbursts at coach Brad Stevens and forward Gordon Hayward on the court at the end of Saturday's loss at the Orlando Magic and pointed criticisms of Boston's young players afterward, he called LeBron James and apologized for the way he handled criticism from James when the two were teammates in Cleveland.

Ken Carson – CEO Finding Work Today [Video Interview] | Boomers.

Boomers Next Step

Ken Carson, started his career learning at the feet of the master, joining his father’s firm as a rookie straight out of Boston University.

2011 47

I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good.

Ms. Career Girl

Growing up in Boston has a way of making you a big fan of St. We are a team. . The post I’m Not Lucky, I’m Good. appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Heather Monahan. Her bio follows. I found myself thinking about St.

2017 195

Coaches Who Should Not Of Been Fired?

Resume Bear

They depend on the talent, health, and cooperation of their players to make wins happen, but when the team falls short, somebody is to blame. And as the figurehead of team, it’s typically the coaches who get the boot first. ” What else could Boston ask for?

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

In Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1 , I wrote about the need to add women to your team, and what you could do. You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. I took a hard look at my teams. Why did I only have younger white people in my teams? Surely, in the Boston area, there must be non-white, young and older people looking for jobs.

2014 205

April Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

This month the MCG team is proud to say we survived the launch of the New & Improved Ms. Coordinating a slew of editorial changes and new technology among a team of 12 busy girls from cities across the US was definitely a challenge but also a lot of fun. A Boston Marathon Story.

2013 151

Ask Deb – 5 Steps to Step Up Your Job Search

Careers Done Write

Your team did a great job on a résumé revision for me last month. JG, Chief Information Officer, Boston, MA. Our coaching team has consistently helped candidates reposition themselves to become gainfully employed.

2010 229

Real Career Girls CEO Spotlight: Annbeth Eschbach, Exhale Spa

Ms. Career Girl

In order for someone to be a good cultural fit, they need to be engaged, passionate, soulful, a team player, and have a very high work ethic. After opening our first 6 spa and fitness boutiques, in NYC, Boston, Dallas, and Chicago -the world changed and the winds shifted.

2015 169

How Searching for an IT Job is Different than Searching for Any Other Job - Guest Post

Careers Done Write

Be a team player and be ready to demonstrate that even in the interview. Some IT jobs can require great chemistry with an existing team. Companies that really prize that chemistry will actually have you meet and be evaluated by existing team members. AVID Technical Resources has offices in NY, Boston, CA, and RI and is ready to help you find your dream IT job. Careers Done Write is pleased to have a partnership with a well respected IT recruitment firm.

2013 100

What Questions Do You Have For Me?

Hiring Technical People

If you live in a major city, such as New York, San Francisco, or Boston, and commuting could be an issue, you might want to address that. “This team has lively discussions, and the way they treat each other is special. If you’ve had any interview training at all, you know you’re supposed to leave time at the end of the interview to ask, “What questions do you have for me?” ” Most candidates don’t know what to ask.

2012 160

Dual Enrollment Students More Likely to Attend, Graduate From College

Resume Bear

High school students who take college courses are significantly more likely to attend and graduate from college than peers who do not, according to a study of more than 30,000 Texas high school graduates by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF).

2012 239

Lawyer Career Myths That Need a Good Busting


Big productions such as “Suits,” “The Good Wife,” “Boston Legal,” “Law and Order,” “Legally Blonde” and “Erin Brockovich” have made the legal career path more popular than ever.

2018 141

5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive

Ms. Career Girl

After almost two years spent gathering data, conducting focus groups, and working with a team to develop the app, Alexandra launched Springpop in June 2016. The post 5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

Not Blowing Sh*t Up At Work is Hard.

HR Capitalist

I type up a fact-filled observation about said team member's response. I'm on the road, so an email back from a plane somewhere on the way to Boston is how it's going to go down. "You think this is hard? This isn't hard. You know what's hard?

2017 65

Study finds a Third of US College Students would Rather Have Started a Business

Ms. Career Girl

For the study, entitled “The Multi-Generational Job Search”, produced by Boston-based consulting firm Millennial Branding and career network, found almost two-thirds of US employers would now consider hiring a candidate without a college degree.

2014 151

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Team Roster: Best you could make changes to the page subject To.

How do you work full-time while you homeschool full-time?

Penelope Trunk

Now, in Boston, the boys study at the dining room table and mostly manage their own schedules. So, I hired two people and I am working with a team, because managing a team requires checking in quickly throughout the day, which fits in nicely between the kids.

2019 92

Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Team Roster: Best you could make changes to the page subject To.

The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume

Resume Bear

She had put her home address in New Jersey down while applying for full-time positions in Boston. Deborah Federico is an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Services in the School of Management at Boston University. Gone in sixty seconds.

10 Story Tidbits for Employee Engagement

David Zinger

10 Tidbits – Kevin Bishop – Anecdote – Employee Engagement – Boston Story Course. David Zinger picture of swans at Boston Commons (June 2012). Kevin Bishop from Anecdote in Australia conducted a one day workshop on story and leadership in Boston this June. It was an honor to attend Kevin’s session in Boston. Stories are engaging. Stories create a fabric and foundation for our organization.

Culture Showcase: Fashion, Fun, And Bagels With The CEO

Career Realism

Today’s culture showcase is Rue La La , an online retailer headquartered in Boston. ” Even with over 600 employees, CEO Steve Davis works hard to get to know his teams. Each week, we try to showcase amazing companies that have cool company cultures.

Data Warehouse Analyst

Job Shoe

Boston, MA 02115. Data Warehouse Analyst – Boston – Reporting to the Director of Applications, the Enterprise Data Warehouse Analyst position is responsible for analysis, design, implementation and maintenance of data warehouse and/or related productivity tools for the business/clinical groups. Great team to become a part of, contact Kevin M. Company. Advanced Medical Recources. Location. Compensation. $0. Education. Experience. Posted On. 6/9/2011 12:48:54 PM.

Top 10 Rebounding USA Markets | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Boston 3. Team Roster: Best you could make changes to the page subject To.

2010 221

Who dat stealing my brand

Career Brander

The NFL is trying to say they own “Who Dat&# which is a battle cry of New Orleans folks cheering on their sports teams. The legal wrestling will begin between Neal Diamond and the Boston Red Sox over Sweet Caroline.

2010 104

Should Your Business Have a Physical Location?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Here, Peter Awad, co-founder of  Mission Meats in Decorah, Iowa; Lindsay Kolber, co-founder of LogicPrep in Armonk, New York; Brian Podwinski, owner of Blue Blood Brewing Company in Lincoln, Nebraska; and Ismael Wrixen, co-owner of brokerage firm FE International in Boston, Massachusetts, sound off. Are you having trouble choosing a business location for your company?

2016 40

How To Bridge The Gap In Your Resume |

Resume to Referral

Here’s an example of how to build that bridge on your resume: 1993-2001 Assistant Director of Marketing, Ace Manufacturing, Boston, MA 2001-2002 Boston University, Earned an M.A.

2010 64

How A Big Data Can Be Used In Retail Banking?

Imarticus Learning

Big Data transformation benefits: With the move by customers to digital transactions many banks did invest substantial efforts in dedicated teams, advanced analytics, appointing data officers, and upgrading their infrastructure.

Cat Chow Contest: This Dream Job Is the Cats Meow -


Corporate Clothing Keep the entire team looking smart and presentable with our extensive range of tasteful office wear. Several PetSmart stores will be holding casting calls, including locations in Phoenix, Boston, Tampa, Minneapolis and San Francisco.

2011 234

How to Prevent Business Tech Overload

Water Cooler Wisdom

I discussed this issue with Amber Anderson, CEO of organizational advisory firm Kayson  in Phoenix; Rebecca Devaney, CEO of Hunter Creative Labs , a pro-social product development lab in Boston; and Thomas Smale, co-founder of online business brokerage FE International  in London. We didn't have the team in place to manage it, nor the processes to make it useful. Technology for technology's sake can hurt.

2017 46

5 Mistakes to AVOID when Implementing Internal Collaboration Tool


We piloted the program with our senior executive leadership team (CEO, CFO, Chief Risk Officer, etc.) We incorporated their ideas, AND invited them to join our team! conference in Boston on Organization & Operational Readiness. Pitfalls of An Employee Collaboration Tool.