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REPORT: The State of U.S. Salaries and Raises

Pay is a sensitive subject for employers and employees alike. But finding a happy medium between what job seekers want and what employers want to pay is vital to both talent attraction and retention.

In spite of the current low unemployment rate, overall wage growth is expected to be slow in 2019. Salary budgets are projected to grow by …

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Why Horrible Managers Thrive

I was recently talking to a friend about a horrible manager he works under. The stories he tells… yuck. Not creepy or inappropriate, but just horrible, horrible leadership. A few months ago I was chatting with a colleague about a horrible, horrible VP he worked under. Again, not creepy, but the types of management and […]

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“Some people think you have to have a personal brand… “

I heard this statement recently. Yes, some people think you have to have a brand. The reality is, though, you already have a brand. It’s not like you have no brand, and you are a slouch. It could be worse, actually. You might have a brand with negative consequences… that you are lazy, undependable, a […]

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Creativity: The Most Important Leadership Quality (?)

Back in 2010 Fast Company had an article titled “The Most Important Leadership Quality for CEOs? Creativity”  Of course, I heard this during my workout yesterday, while listening to a Ted talk :p The soundbite that stuck out was that about 60% of CEOs cited creativity as the most important leadership quality. This stood out […]

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The Nature of Different Income Streams

When I was at Bamboo, I worked on eight to twelve courses that would have become a part of their online academy. I left Bamboo in November… and that was it. I didn’t get anymore salary, nor benefits, nor anything. I was paid while I was there, and then when I wasn’t there anymore I […]

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Innovation: Sparking Imagination With Field Trips

In my most recent Pluralsight course on innovation, one of my tips was to go on some kind of outing. The idea is that when you get out of your regular environment, and see different things and ideas and designs and solutions and even different problems, you can get out of a thinking rut. And […]

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The United States of Hipster Jobs

In the years after the global economy fell in 2008, another trend seemed to be on the rise: “hipsters,” a subculture commonly defined by its rejection of all things mainstream. Journalists would have had us believe hipsters were taking over the country one kombucha pop-up and handlebar mustache at a time — and that their presence was partly …

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Relocation: The New Tech Hiring Strategy?

We’ve heard it many times: It’s tough to hire for tech talent. While this sector is a major employer, making up almost 10% of all US jobs, 86% of hiring managers and recruiters say it’s hard to fill these roles.

To attract scarce talent, many tech companies offer increasingly unique benefits, such as on-site meals, lavish campuses and …

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Pluralsight #32: Boosting Innovation: How Leaders Can Create Innovative Teams

My 32nd course on Pluralsight is now live. You’ll only see 31 because I had one course retire (it was replaced by a more updated version). This course is pretty fun, it is titled Boosting Innovation: How Leaders Can Create Innovative Teams. This course is one hour and forty five minutes. The meat is in the […]

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JibberJobber How To: Clean Up Your Tags

Tags are… awesome! Tags help us group and slice and dice out data. I have tags for types of people (recruiters, friends, family, professional contacts, etc.), types of industries (software, Fortune 500, etc.), types of jobs (related to product management, related to executive function, etc.), and on and on. The only problem is that sometimes […]

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