By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future The phrase “Purple Squirrel” is a book by that name written by Michael Junge. The term refers to the “absolutely perfect” candidate for an open position, one who meets all of the exact qualifications desired by the hiring organization. Why is it called a Purple Squirrel? Because the absolute perfect candidate … Continue reading the story "WHAT THE HECK IS A PURPLE SQUIRREL?"
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By Bill Kaufmann, President, My Greener Future If you’re considering an expansion or merger, sit down, take a few deep breadths and read this article. You may thank me later to either move ahead, or not. These are some of the things to think about. WHY DO IT? Make sure your rationale is clear, objective, understood by all, and feasable … Continue reading the story "CONSIDERING A BUSINESS EXPANSION OR MERGER?"
By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future Why should a hiring manager choose you? Is it your charm and wit? Nice try. Maybe it’s your past experiences? Now we’re getting a bit warmer, but not quite. What are the differentiators that set you apart? If you don’t know, you better find out. There … Continue reading the story "DIFFERENTIATORS THAT SET YOU APART"
By Bill Kaufmann, President of My Greener Future Each of us has a primary operating role. However, if everyone in your work group had the same operating role very little would get done. The question is, “How does the mix and balance of these operating roles affect your job search strategy?” Let’s look at just three of them.
By Bill Kaufmann, President, My Greener Future A business owner or manager needs to understand the steps and implications when “Rightsizing”. They’ll need to design and implement a smooth and successful transition not only for the business, but also for their employees. Here … Continue reading the story "WHAT TO EXPECT DURING “RIGHTSIZING”?"