Month: July 2014

Are You Nervous before the Job Interview?

Most people are nervous before a job interview. And that’s normal. A job interview is nothing less than an oral exam. In most cases, it is very important because the outcome could change a person’s future, milieu, income, and so

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Is the Employer Always Right?

In this new, chaotic, and uncertain century, with its more and more minutely specialized occupations and skill sets and with nothing to do with the faltering economy, it’s not only human resources employees who might not be familiar with certain

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Lean Tools for Managers

“Lean” is a practice that considers the effort & cost of resources for any task, other than those that create value for the customer, to be wasteful. Those tasks are targets for elimination. While Lean principles originated in the manufacturing

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Are You Really Good at Job Interviewing?

Job interviewing is an act. Yes, you are the actor, and both sides know the rules: You, who are one of the candidates for the position, are doing your best to convince the interviewer you are the ideal candidate. The

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How to Create an Innovative Organization by Frank Wander

Saturday July 12, 2014 at 8:00 am The Presentation: “How to Create an Innovative Organization” Every firm faces daunting challenges: Cloud, Mobile, Social Media, Big Data, Security and an Employee Disengagement Crisis.   Some are even calling this the end of

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Getting project members motivated

One of the questions I hear the most from other Project Managers (PM) is how to get their project team members motivated to do the work they have been assigned. A PM usually works in a matrix organization, and that

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Use Blogging to Achieve Your Professional Goals

This post is the first to start my 2nd year of blogging. As I look at the performance of TechTopics4U over the past year, I am impressed by how my following has grown, both organically and with my own self-promotion.

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