Jan Vermeiren and Bert Verdonck have written the second edition of “How to REALLY use LinkedIn” and are making it available for free. Vermeiren’s first edition is one of my top recommendations on the subject of LinkedIn. The 2nd Edition has been completely revised and there are 53 extra pages which include: Passive, active and […]
About Jeff Chapski
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Entries by Jeff Chapski
The only constant is change. This philosophy dates back to the ancient greeks and has never been more true than it is today. As a professional, you MUST be able to adapt to change. Organizations expand and downsize, markets gyrate wildly, partnerships emerge and dissolve. Adaptability is a key success factor in your career and […]
Working Identity – Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career by Herminia Ibarra is a must read for those currently in or contemplating a career transition or career reinvention. Ibarra is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD. The book is not a “how to,” but instead offers a summary of Ibarra’s research focused on the […]
In her Wall Street Journal Online article, Reverse Mentoring Cracks Workplace, Leslie Kwoh writes about “reverse mentoring” whereby older, more experienced employees are paired with younger employees who serve as their mentors. This approach can be especially helpful to teach older employees about the latest technology such as Skype and iPhone apps and popular social media […]
A recent Economist.com article, espouses the virtues of golf as it relates to conducting business. The article includes quotes from the CEO of Wentworth Golf Club, considered one of the top 100 in the world, who highlights several benefits of the game including, “. . . golf is a fine test of character. When you […]
Networking is a critical skill for a successful career. When you learn to do it well, you will enjoy yourself. If not, networking can be excruciating for you and the people around you. Approach networking with the idea that you want to help others and you’ll be amazed at how much you receive in return. […]
In his recent HBR blog post, Anthony Tjan, CEO, Managing Partner and Founder of the venture capital firm Cue Ball and vice chairman of the advisory firm Parthenon, discusses the downside of using email for “digital conflict resolution” and highlights three of the problems that often result from pressing <SEND>. 1. It is hard to […]
Harvey Mackay, author of The Mackay MBA of Selling in the Real World (Portfolio Penguin, Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2011) and the New York Times #1 bestsellers Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive, offers thirteen simple rules for becoming your own sales superstar. Mackay’s rules apply to both business owners and professionals who […]
Executive presence refers to one’s ability to look and act like an executive or a leader. Think of an actor auditioning for the leading role in a movie– he has to look like and act like the character in order to be credible and convince the director. Even if you are not an executive today, […]
Today, Career-ology published two free resource available. The first tool, Overview-LinkedIn, provides an overview of the key features and functions of LinkedIn, tips on getting started and a list of additional resources for training. LinkedIn is most popular professional social media site with more than 100 million members. Are you on LinkedIn? If not, you […]
About Jeff Chapski
Jeff Chapski has coached and mentored hundreds of college students and recent graduates as they started their first jobs and launched their careers. Recalling the important skills and lessons he learned early in his own career, Jeff started writing a blog at Career-ology.com to help new professionals succeed at work. Read more...
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