Thursday, May 23, 2013
A job search today is not your Mother or Father’s job search
Posted by Ron Thomas at 8:03 AM
Friday, May 17, 2013
Posted by Ron Thomas at 4:31 AM
Friday, May 10, 2013
I applaud you for having the gumption to make this move. Are you are really going to do that?Are you kidding me
You aren't afraid to move to another country
I had always wanted a CHRO (chief human resources officer) role since the day I got involved in HR. My
other checkpoint was that I wanted to live life as an expat
Posted by Ron Thomas at 1:41 AM
Monday, May 6, 2013
“We spent literally an hour trying to decide which whether the to use a period, capital letters, or the size of the boxes in the presentation. All this discussion went back and forth for so long that I could not believe we could waste all this time on something so trivial. But then again, all of our prep meeting are
Posted by Ron Thomas at 2:35 AM
Thursday, April 25, 2013
“You mean to tell me that you tried to forbid someone to look for a job for two years until the program that they are in is completed? Are you guys nuts?”
That was my reaction to an article concerning Morgan Stanley’sill-fated program to lock in junior level employees, at least until they had completed their two year analyst program. On top of that, this was a pledge that they had to sign.
I picked up the phone and called a friend who worked there and we both kind of shook our head. He felt the same way as I did. He said the company wanted to keep these folks under lock and key so they could watch their investment.
You’re hired — and you can’t look for a job
Posted by Ron Thomas at 4:47 PM
Monday, April 22, 2013
The headline in USA Today blared Columbia flunks relevancy test.
Columbia University’s Journalism School just appointed a new dean. The uproar was astounding, to say the least.
Posted by Ron Thomas at 8:08 PM
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
“Twenty-first century leaders might benefit from thinking of themselves as being in the center of a web rather than on top of a pyramid” — Dr. Ben Dattner.
Posted by Ron Thomas at 1:23 PM