Tag Archive for: feedback

25
Apr

I’ve given plenty of unpaid help to people looking to improve their professional communications over the years, mostly to my students looking for feedback on their resumes, but also to friends and colleagues who wanted to improve their resumes, cover letters, academic manuscripts, and other important written communications.  I’ve received such help myself as well […]

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20
Nov

If I had a nickel for every time I’m asked to provide help on resumes, I could retire easily.  Karen and I have provided feedback to more students, friends, and alumni than we can count over the years — all for free.  We’re both simply too busy to keep doing this as much as we’re […]

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22
Apr

Update 4-22-09: In another post on this blog,  I stated that flying stinks.  Well, last night on the flight home from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham, this was literally true.  I once again contacted Northwest Airlines/Delta about it, and they responded even more quickly than they did when I provided feedback back on October of 2008.  Even […]

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24
Mar

One of the issues we’ll be discussing in our forthcoming book is how performance evaluation systems in organizations either build trust or destroy it.  We profile a leader who made work a fun, motivating “game” in his company, and in the process has achieved tremendous growth and profitability.   Here are some questions for you to […]

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11
Jan

We all need help once in awhile to reach old goals or to set new ones. Sometimes it is useful to bounce ideas off of someone who is a bit disconnected from your immediate situation to give you a fresh perspective. We have coached folks in a variety of situations, including those who are job […]

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