Leadership transitions for new CIOs can be fraught with challenges, such as the shift in the role of the CIO from technology operations manager to strategic business leader. Three key dimensions—time, talent, and relationships—can be crucial for a successful transition.
Chances are that at this very moment you’re procrastinating on something. Maybe you’re even reading this article to do so. Why do we procrastinate, even though we know it’s against our best interests? How can we overcome it, preferably without hating ourselves or the techniques we use in the process?
In today’s job market, it’s estimated that recruiters and hiring managers spend about six to 10 seconds scanning a candidate’s resume. So it’s to your benefit to ensure your resume is both easy-to-read, as well as flexible in its format so that it can be easily customized for a specific job posting.
In today’s rapidly changing business environment, companies that rely solely on full-time employees are finding they have neither the skills nor the agility to sustain success. For instance, 40 percent of U.S. companies can’t fill their open positions, according to a McKinsey Global Institute study that found that analytical, engineering, and management roles are the hardest to fill.