How to Handle a Leadership Change in Your Organization

Most human beings resist change. After all, the unknown is uncomfortable. Changes in leadership are no exception — with them comes a natural apprehension. What direction will the new leader take? How does that impact your future? However, with the right mindset and a smart approach, changes in leadership can lead to great opportunities. TheyRead More

How to Make Your Next Career Move

It may seem counterintuitive that despite the pandemic — or perhaps because of it — a surprising number of people are considering a voluntary career move. They may be motivated by an increasing sense of dissatisfaction with their present position or, on a more positive note, they may be identifying new opportunities as business leadersRead More

Building your A-team

Sacramento Business Journal Leadership Trust By Dave Sanders , President at WorldBridge Partners Dave is well established in the West Coast venture capital community and is a General Partner in several seed-stage venture funds. As an investor in seed and high-growth companies, I look at (beyond the idea and market potential) the founders and the team they haveRead More

Building critical skills and competencies is top HR priority for 2021

Released on November 17, 2020 Building critical skills and competencies are the No. 1 priority for human resources leaders in 2021, according to research by Gartner Inc. Its survey of more than 750 HR leaders found that 68% said building critical skills and competencies was their top priority. The survey took place from June throughRead More

UPDATE: The Senior Executive Job Market and Coronavirus – New Statistics

Published on April 17, 2020 Status is online Dean Trimble Managing Director at Jackson Stevens / Executive In Residence (contract) at N2Growth 12 articles Following Disclaimer: This article and research are based solely on the senior executive job market, where salaries are between $200,000 and $2,000,000. Full disclosure: despite all of the comments from Search Firm leadershipRead More

Employer Brand Strength and the Impact on the Job Offer

With the national unemployment rate hovering at just 3.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's safe to say a version of the following phrase has been uttered with a tremendous amount of frequency lately: "You're hired." When candidates are formally given an offer to join your company, it's not necessarily anRead More

5 Effective Ways to Assess an Employer’s Brand During the Interview

More than a quarter of the way through 2018, well over 750,000 jobs have been added to the nation's payrolls, according to the Labor Department, providing both those out of work and individuals looking for a fresh start with plenty of employment opportunities. Add to that an unemployment rate of 2 percent among managerial-level professionals.Read More

Be More Confident and Focused

You could be filled with fear if you’ve been out of the job market for any length of time. It’s also discouraging when you realize your job search is taking more of your time than you had anticipated. To conduct a successful job search, you must be brave enough to change your mindset to haveRead More

4 Ways to Demonstrate Leadership in a Non-Management Role

Whether you're just starting out with a new company or you're a seasoned veteran looking to demonstrate your value, few qualities have the same impact as strong leadership. Leadership qualities--such as introducing new strategies or energizing staff to feel more connected with their work--lead to positive results that can be evidenced in a variety ofRead More