Best Interview Practices; Quiz Candidates on Real-Life Situations

  The goal of any employment interview is to evaluate discover how a candidate would perform in his new environment. Traditionally, interviewers try to predict on-the-job behavior by analyzing applicants’ explanations of how they achieved results in similar situations. Recently, interviewers have adopted more esoteric questions – “How would you…...

Big-Ego Behaviors in Leadership

If you want to be a leader, forget about being a superstar.My mind went to Jack Welch, a modern ‘superstar-leader’. Jack might have a big ego, deep need to please, and the ‘it’ factor, but he’s the opposite of a superstar in one important way.Jack believes leadership is all about…...

Firing in the Financial Services Industry: the 5 Most Common Reasons Finance Professionals are Laid Off

  Being laid off or fired, though extremely unpleasant, is very much an aspect in every professional industry. This is especially so in today’s fiercely competitive Financial Services  market, where for every one employee,  you have numerous potential replacements and applicants for the same position. It stands to reason that…...