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Why Women Need Career Sponsors More Than Mentors

On March 4, 2016, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

SAVA BERHANÉ 08.28.15 5:00 Talented women need more than just the advice and encouragement of a professional mentor. There are plenty of mentoring programs out there these days for professional women, but they aren’t doing enough. Many are held up as examples of a company’s commitment to diversifying its leadership…

How the “African Growth and Opportunities Act” Promotes Global Dealings with Africa

On February 18, 2016, Posted by , In Blog,Resources, With No Comments

By Zachary Avina, B.S. in Business Management and Victor T. Madubuko, SPHR, GPHR Why Africa? The business “layman” may be confused by this idea that Africa is a hub of the growing global economy; however, the facts are becoming less and less elusive to the general populace. An astounding $19.140…

How To Align Talent With The Oil Price Crash

On November 3, 2015, Posted by , In Blog,Resources, With No Comments

How To Align Talent With The Oil Price Crash By Victor T. Madubuko, SPHR, GPHR The 166th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was held in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, 27th. The Conference decided to maintain the production level of 30.0 mb/d, as…

Emerging Patterns In Global Assignment.

On November 3, 2015, Posted by , In Blog,Resources, With No Comments

By Victor T. Madubuko, SPHR, GPHR Employee mobility is inevitable for companies competing in global markets. How companies are deploying their global workforces, however, is changing, with the introduction of new assignment forms. Driving this trend are employers who are looking at containing costs of international assignments, employees and their…

5 Tips to Improve Your Resume

On April 13, 2015, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

5 Tips to Improve Your Resume Keywords By Victor T. Madubuko What is all the hype about Resume Keywords? We are told they are ‘essential to a job search. That we should use them in our resume and cover letters and use them when searching for job openings. But what…

How to Make the Leap from Entrepreneur to Executive on Your

On April 13, 2015, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

By Laura Smith-Proulx Skilled executive leaders have often heard the siren call of business ownership, with many walking away from the corporate world to start their own companies. If you’ve been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, you’ve no doubt been attracted by the freedom to make top-level business decisions or…

Looking For A new job in Ghana?

On April 13, 2015, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

By Angela Sarpong There are a few helpful tips that you should know for your new job in the wonderful Western African country of Ghana. Here is some general advice regarding new jobs and integration in general, as well as specifics for employment in Ghana. To adapt yourself to your…

7 Ways to Manage Email So It Doesn’t Manage You

On April 13, 2015, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

By Jeff Weiner I’m always struck by the number of people who complain about the amount of email they receive and how much they despise their inbox — not because their complaints aren’t valid but because my own view couldn’t be more different. By design, my inbox has essentially become…

Employee Retention Now a Big Issue: Why the Tide has Turned

On April 13, 2015, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

By Josh Bersin I can tell the economy is recovering: we’re suddenly seeing companies tell us that “employee retention” has become a critical issue. Let me give you some research-based perspectives on this critically important topic. What does Retention Mean? Nearly all companies measure turnover. In some industries (retail, customer…

How to use Linkedin as Your Online

On April 13, 2015, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

The general consensus at the moment is that Linkedin is an extremely useful tool for companies that are looking for potential employees and it is an excellent tool for those looking for jobs too. Linkedin is similar to social media platforms in that you construct an online profile for yourself,…