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Corporate life is a game. How one man found his dream job and didn’t sell his soul to win it.

Dream Job

Are you willing to “do”

Find your dream job

Today’s post is a success story of a candidate going from frustration to dream job. I couldn’t be happier or prouder of this guy. He worked his ass off and he deserves every bit of his success. He went from a frustrated fishing guide to Exec Director in his field of study.  

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HRNasty’s business podcasts for the corporate lifestyle

business podcasts

Commutes are a great time to listen to business podcasts

Business Podcasts

I receive requests for a list of recommended business books on a regular basis. If my parents knew that folks were coming to ME for a reading list they would be rolling over in their graves. Growing up, they were big on the classics and I was more into Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Anarchists Cookbook.

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Lawless Forge, the Mother of all Corporate Team Building Events

Corporate Team Building

Corporate Team Building that REALLY is safe. Everyone holding red-hot metal ready to be made into a knife.

Corporate Team Building

We have all been to corporate team building events. Trust falls, Kum Bah Yah and sharing personal stories. Yuck! Bah Humbug and bullshit. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for team building activities and work on employee engagement like a mother f@#$%er every day within our company.

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Control and manage your interview and the person conducting the interview

manage the job interview

Take control of your job interview and your career. Avoid a car crash / multiple car pile up

Manage your interview part 2

As a candidate, you need to manage your interview. Last weeks post was on the topic of overcoming a recruiter that didn’t make use of follow-up questions. Many candidates have a solid skill set that fits the job description.

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Job Interview Etiquette, the specifics on what is expected

job interview etiquette

Don’t stay seated when you shake hands. Stand up and show job interview etiquette

Job Interview etiquette during your first interview

Is there such a thing as job interview etiquette?  Yes, there is. Not just “Yes there is”.  “Hell Yes there is!” Our company recently opened 4 entry-level positions and I have been surprised by the lack of job interview etiquette.

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Exiting employee vs HR department

exiting employee

Treat exiting employees with respect. It is a reflection of the company as much as it is the HR person conducting the exit process

How HR should treat an exiting employee

Exiting employees and how companies treat them is a phenomenon we have all witnessed in the workplace. We have all seen the HR department turn teenager petty when an employee leaves a company for a new opportunity.

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