5 Hiring Trends in Private Equity

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(Shared from The MiddleMarket.com, 12 Aug 2019,  https://www.themiddlemarket.com/list/5-hiring-trends-in-private-equity )

The modern private equity industry, dating to the founding of KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR) in 1976, has entered its fifth decade. Founder-cousins Henry Kravis and George Roberts have reached their mid-70s …

By David M. Toll
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Be Generous at Work

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(This post written by Jodi Glickman was shared by Harvard Business Review on June 08, 2011.)

If you took a poll of critical skills most important to business success, you’d be hard pressed to come up with a list that …

By Jodi Glickman
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Presenting When You’re Not in the Room

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(This post written by Brad Karsh was shared from JB Training, A Chalant Company.)

 

Ah, technology. It is changing our lives, to say the least – especially when it comes to doing business. As travel budgets are being slashed by …

By Brad Karsh
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3 Ways People Judge Your Executive Presence When You’re A Woman

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(Reshared from JB Training. Originally featured on Forbes.com.)

We know executive presence when we see it. It’s that feeling you get when a woman walks in poised and polished, with the presence of a leader. There’s a certain je ne sais …

By Lelia Gowland
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How to Apply Marie Kondo’s Decluttering Strategy to Your Company Culture

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If your company culture has become too cluttered to navigate easily, ask employees how to get the joy back.

Who could have imagined that a soft-spoken house-cleaning expert would be the Internet star of the moment, and all because she …

By Steve Farber
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Why Do Companies Prefer MBAs?

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(This post written by Jennifer deJong was shared by Monster Contributing Writer.)

The phrase “MBA preferred” gets a lot of play in Monster’s online job listings. But what does it really mean? According to the schools that educate them and …

By Jennifer deJong
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7 Ways to Sink Your Big Career Change

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(This post written by Mack Gelber was shared by Monster Contributor.)

Picture this: You’ve been working in the same field for five, maybe 10 years. You’ve climbed a few rungs of the ladder, saved a bit of money—maybe even enough …

By Mack Gelber
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12 Professional Development Tips for MBAs

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(This post was written by Donald Shandler was shared by Best Business School Blog.)

As an MBA student, you are high performing and self-directed, and you recognize the MBA degree as an important component for career success. However, you may …

By Donald Shandler
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10 tips to look good in business head shots / professional corporate portraits / about me profile shots / staff photos

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(This post was shared by Adam Bronkhorst.)

I’ve been shooting professional commercial portraits for almost 10 years now and I’ve picked up a few tips that can really help out when having your photo taken. Lets face it, no one …

By Adam Bronkhost
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Lessons on Leadership from Captains Lewis and Clark by Janette Barnard

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This weekend I listened to a very interesting LinkedIn article voiced in a podcast by one of our Mays MBA grads, Janette Barnard.  She shared leadership insights she gained from reading the Stephen Ambrose bestseller book, Undaunted Courage:  Meriwether Lewis, …

By Kim Austin
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