How Diversity and Inclusion Leaders Drive a Stronger Culture

Jason Hanold, CEO and Co-Managing Partner at Hanold Associates shares how Diversity & Inclusion leaders impact culture and characteristics of great D&I leaders   Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) programs have been vital to smart companies that want to attract and retain the best talent. However, it’s the lack of such efforts at some organizations that…

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Want to Work at a Tech Startup? Four Characteristics You’ll Need.

You’ll Need Grit, Explosive Innovation, Controlled Disruption and Gravitas to Work at a Tech Startup   Jason Hanold shares characteristics of those most likely to succeed in a tech startup environment.   Working for a tech startup sounds like fun—game rooms, casual dress, laid-back rules on paid time off, etc. At least that’s the cliché.…

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Vulnerability: The Key to Making a Real Connection During Interviews

Jason Hanold offers six relationship-building tips to help you ace your next job interview.   Have you ever tried getting to know someone but you just felt like something was missing? That can happen during a job interview if you keep your guard up and don’t allow yourself to express your vulnerability. Vulnerability is a…

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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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