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“We agreed, Sire…”

"You are now the VP Sales from now on"... Sweet words, something I always wanted to hear first handed, in a secluded place by my boss .. lets call him the MAN...with a glass of wine and a pack of smokes. And I hear it without the wine and the smokes. It was a dream.... Continue Reading →

Life After 45… Part 2

This series is for all those corporate citizens who are all achievers in their careers but have been told that they are unemployable... They are 45+.. And for those who think that they will never be 45.. Retirement...???? In the early part of my "organised" corporate career, I had joined a an "exciting, new" life... Continue Reading →

Life after 45… Part 1

This series is for all those corporate citizens who are all achievers in their careers but have been told that they are unemployable... They are 45+ The ageing dog.. My employers and I parted very amicably.. I had a few promises of further engagement and my career was not getting anywhere in my current company.... Continue Reading →

Stop Relying on Your Company for Career Development

CreditS: MIKE GUGGEMOS Take control of your own advancement As part of my job, I look at employee surveys, and one thing that habitually comes up is people wanting more career development and advancement opportunities. This fascinates me, because a lot of people aren’t doing very simple tasks—which can’t be replaced with organized committees or... Continue Reading →

Never easy to fire an old resource

A decision had to be taken so I made my to do list of the process I would follow.  Counsel the reportee Come to an agreement on the methodology of reaching the target Monitor achievement  Involve my boss in the process  Involve HR in the process Go back to point 1 Response from reportee on... Continue Reading →

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