Career Development: Still The Same After 20 Years?

After coming across a 1999 Harvard Business Review article written by Peter Drunker on professional development, it got me thinking: how have things changed in terms of developing oneself for the ideal job? Has the journey to professional candidacy changed in the last...

Disagreeing with Your Boss – Help!

So, something at work has come up. Your boss has introduced a new goal for the quarter that you find infeasible. Your supervisor wants to begin an incentive program that you think will have little impact on the staff. Your branch manager wants to consider a new...

Feedback for a Better You!

It is time to hit the reset button and begin thinking about 2019! Besides remembering to sign the right date for at least a month, the new year can bring many opportunities. It may be time for a fresh beginning, a time of redemption through new behaviors, and a time...

Reconsidering Resolutions…

Making Resolutions That Count Every year, as January creeps up on the calendar, we all begin to think about the different ways we could improve our behaviors, habits, and set goals for the next year. It is very common to push responsibilities that we originally set...

Be Grateful for a Great Resume!

A resume by itself is not likely to ever land you a job. But it can get you a job interview. Why? A great resume quickly tells a recruiter or hiring manager what you have to offer—what will make you excel at your new position. A great resume shows how you’re unique,...

The Truth About Organizational Culture

First off, you may be thinking: What in the name is organizational culture, and how do I learn more about it? Well, in that case, you have come to the right place. First off, organizational culture is defined by the underlying beliefs, characteristics, social...

Why You Should Welcome Change

It is just about November, which means that our surroundings are changing. October is a transitionary month, and is all about change. Change can have a negative connotation as put by Arnold Bennett, “Any change, even for the better, is accompanied by drawbacks...

You Nailed The Interview… Now What?

One question that we get a lot at Crosworks is actually after the work of the interview is over and complete – what is the appropriate timeline for following up? There are multiple approaches that we recommend. It is important to remember that regardless of...