Malcom Gladwell's book, Blink: The power of thinking without thinking (Penguin, 2005), has a number of fantastic insights highly relevant for recruiters, specifically when Gladwell explores the ‘less is more' syndrome.
Gladwell asserts that in certain circumstances, receiving more information about an issue can cause you to become more inaccurate or ineffective in your response to, or conclusions about, that issue with a corresponding increase in your…Continue
If you're an acknowleged star at work and you wonder whether the grass might be greener on the other side, the evidence is likely to have you recommit to your current employer.
Recently LeadingCompany published a Harvard Business Review article based on detailed research over seven years into the…Continue
How can professional people, people who should know better, do such dumb things in the course of doing their job?
No, I'm not talking about Former CIA director David Petraeus and his affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell, I'm talking about the way some people use LinkedIn.
I currently have over 2,500 first level LinkedIn connections as well as being a member of about 40 LinkedIn groups. As a result I receive plenty of LinkedIn generated emails each day. Minor irritations…Continue