Taken Out of Context

Posted by Mike Brown on  February 28, 2010

For a long time, a large corporation provided the context for my career.  Even amid dramatic change and outright chaos, relationships between me and just about everything in the big company – work variety, pace, people, meetings, surroundings, interpersonal interaction, moral support, etc. – remained very familiar. Now though, having ventured out to build my own business, I find that I’ve taken myself almost completely out of that familiar (and thus, comfortable) context. I’m sure

Birth of a Brand

Posted by Chris Perry on  February 28, 2010

When I started the career search process during the second year of my MBA program, I encountered a serious challenge.  Having multiple talents, strengths and potential career paths, I was faced with the daunting task of having to identify and communicate my value in a single word. It was thanks to a class visit by Frank Lane, Brand Entrepreneur and Author of Killer Brands, that I learned how  to formally brand myself.  At the end
Although a few months have passed since the tragic death of @Military_Mom’s son, the controversy it caused still resonates.  Friends came to her defense, yet others were outraged claiming if she had paid more attention to her son instead of Twitter, he could still be alive.  On a broader scale, it got everyone thinking: how dependent are we on social media and when do we say, “Enough is enough?” Nowadays, social media is a major factor in
This post is by guest blogger Cathy Y. Taylor When the 2009-2010 NBA season ends, super star LeBron James will be a free agent. King James, as he is affectionately called, has been a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers since he jumped from high school to the pros six years ago. He has brought a lot of excitement to the city of Cleveland, including leading the Cavs to the Eastern Conference Finals last year against the Orlando Magic. Fans

StartUp Cultures

Posted by TalentCulture Team + Guests on  February 28, 2010

I start companies.  About every seven years or so, I get another one started.  Truth: I have not had a ‘win’ the scale of a Facebook, but I have not had a loser yet, either.  Two went public and initial investors have always made money, how much depended on when they exited. Over the last 25 years or so, I have learned some painful and expensive lessons.  Now that I have gray hair and some
As a Master Resume Writer, my passion lies in the value of a muscular resume that lifts careers to new heights. Moreover, the fast-moving and intricately laced digital highway is quickly becoming clogged with an assortment of career messaging vehicles, only some of which provide value. Ensuring a stronger voice on behalf of quality, focused resume and career messaging content streams is vital to maintain communications integrity. To help kick-off my blogging relationship with TalentCulture,

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