What United’s CEO Must Do to Help Employee Morale

Jason Hanold, CEO and Managing Partner of HR Executive Search Firm Hanold Associates Offers Insight into the United PR Crisis   United is embroiled in an extraordinary external PR crisis that is shaking customer confidence in the airline, but let’s not forget its 87,000 employees across the world. The torrent of negative stories, social media…

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Why HR Leaders Shouldn’t Be Virtual Employees

Jason Hanold, CEO and Managing Partner of Hanold Associates, shares why HR leaders should be onsite—not remote.   When I speak to CEOs about the importance of company culture, they discuss why they need to be transformative leaders and move their companies in a positive direction. While the CEO, of course, has a significant impact…

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What Types of Executives are Attracted to Struggling Companies?

Jason Hanold shares three ways you can tell if your company requires a problem solver.   Many executives considering a career move are attracted by a company that’s strong, growing and looks like it will be around for a while. However, those who I refer to as “problem-solvers” view security and stability as boring: the…

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Four Signs You Have a Workplace Nemesis

In “The Office,” many awkward moments arise due to Michael Scott’s intense hatred of mild-mannered HR representative Toby Flenderson. While most of us would never resort to Michael Scott-level shenanigans, many people can relate to having a workplace nemesis. “Nemesis” may sound like an intense word — but a nemesis doesn’t have to be an…

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Is it Okay to Quit your Job on the Spot?

People in unhappy work situations sometimes fantasize about quitting in some dramatic fashion—perhaps with a sendoff involving fireworks or rude gestures flung at managers and coworkers alike. Do you want to quit your job on the spot? Is it a good idea? Business Insider spoke with four career experts to get their take on leaving your job in…

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How to Apply for a Job with the Competition

There comes a time in your career when the company you work for just doesn’t do it for you anymore. You don’t feel the same thrill you once did when you see your employer’s logo first thing in the morning, and your willingness to hang around the office after working hours is rapidly declining. If…

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7 Reasons Colleagues May Hangout Without You

Are you wondering why your colleagues at work hangout without you? No one likes feeling left out. Unfortunately, when every happy hour and lunch outing shows up in your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds, it’s never been easier to feel excluded. If the fact that everyone at work seems to be hanging out without you is getting you down, it…

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6 Ways To Check That Your Career Skills Are Still Competitive

In the day-to-day rush to get everything done at work, one important task can easily fall by the wayside: Keeping up on your own skill development. It’s easy to fall into a rut and overlook or ignore new and emerging skills you’ll need to keep pace with the industry and advance your own career. A…

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The 5 Traits You Need to Watch for When Building Your Team

Most startups launch as solo businesses or with a very small staff. The environment is family-like, with employees who know each other well and understand what makes their fellow team members tick. When companies take off and find success on a larger stage, it becomes necessary to add to the team, sometimes significantly in a…

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