Lloyd Blankfein’s emotional farewell to Goldman Sachs staff

The Goldman CEO has bowed out with a message telling staff what he will miss most about the firmSourceLloyd Blankfein, outgoing CEO of Goldman SachsWhen I’ve been asked about succession in the past, it’s always hard for me to imagine leaving. When times are tougher, you can’t leave. And, when times are better, you don’t … Continue reading Lloyd Blankfein’s emotional farewell to Goldman Sachs staff

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Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Phone and Video Call Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #16: Being Late Always give yourself enough time to ensure you won’t be late. William Shakespeare wrote in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor,’ “Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” So, always be on time — or early. This is just common courtesy, … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: What CEOs Look For: 5 Things To Ace The Interview

Your next boss is most interested in your contribution to the journey ahead. Where you’re going is far more interesting to your next boss than where you’ve been. Too many job candidates, though, focus on the rearview mirror, describing every detail of everything they ever did. As a CEO who has interviewed countless people, I … Continue reading Reblog: What CEOs Look For: 5 Things To Ace The Interview

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Email Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #15: Using Overly Casual Language Always proofread your emails. Especially when writing on mobile devices, as autocorrect can sometimes be fatal. Talking in emojis is fun. But, it’s not good business etiquette. Researchers from BGU, University of Haifa, and Amsterdam University found that including emojis in work emails may … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: The $2.5 Trillion Salary Surge

By 2030, thanks to a global shortage of as many as 85 million workers, organizations worldwide could be paying an additional $2.5 trillion to secure talent. Some US trucking companies are offering big signing bonuses to the few new qualified drivers who enter the industry. In Germany, construction workers negotiated a nearly 6% raise because … Continue reading Reblog: The $2.5 Trillion Salary Surge

Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Email Business Etiquette Business Etiquette Mistake #14: Hitting Reply Without Changing the Subject Line Your email subject line should always match the message. This can quickly become confusing. “Do not hesitate to change the subject as soon as the thread or content of the email chain changes,” says productivity expert Peggy Duncan. Your email subject … Continue reading Reblog: 20 Fatal Online Business Etiquette Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Reblog: Plugging a Leadership Vacuum

The board must have a clear vision where the organization needs to go. It’s always disruptive to a major company when, without warning, its CEO steps down. It’s doubly so if several senior executives have already left, either forced out or on their own accord. The company is then faced with a leadership vacuum at … Continue reading Reblog: Plugging a Leadership Vacuum