Great Company Culture Needs Curation

A few years ago, I read an interesting book by Dr. Grant McCracken. It’s called Chief Culture Officer: How to Create a Living, Breathing Corporation. Have you read it? It’s good. The author believes that companies need specialized workers, supervisors and leaders who understand cultural anthropology. Those new workers could create a culture that has…

LinkedIn Talent Connect

People keep asking me if I’m going to LinkedIn Talent Connect. It’s complicated. A few months ago, I wrote an article about a LinkedIn hackathon that very few people actually read. I was like, “Is today the day that I woke up looking stupid?” Here’s the summary: LinkedIn held a recruiting event, disguised as a…

Improve Your Career

Years ago, I dreamed of being a full-time career advice columnist. You can’t work around human resources professionals for twenty years without learning a thing or two about how to succeed without even trying. But career advisors are a dime a dozen, and very few of them make money by writing. Some of them do…