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Frente a la creciente escasez de talento, debemos mirar hacia adentro

Artículo original publicado en lhh.com, el 26/09/2018 Por: Melanie Stave,  Vicepresidente senior, líder de práctica de desarrollo de talento. La alineación entre los requerimientos de talento de una organización y los objetivos profesionales de una persona puede ser una fuerza potente que no solo prepara a su organización para enfrentar el desafío de la transformación […]

Gut Check: How High Are You Setting the Leadership Bar?

Published January 19, 2018 on Lhh.com One of the things I’ve come to learn about leadership is fairly simple: as humans we expect more from leaders; we expect them to live up to a higher standard of behavior. This is an idea that I’ve validated in hundreds and hundreds of discussions with people around the […]

Gut Check: ¿Eres embajador de tu compañía?

Hace poco hablé con un CEO acerca de las nuevas expectativas que la junta tenia para ella. Pasó los dos últimos años liderando una fusión en forma eficaz. Ahora, con ese proyecto casi terminado, la Junta manifestó que necesitaban que ella cambiara su enfoque: “Necesitamos que seas la cara de la compañía ante el mercado”. Querían que […]

Six Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Career

Published on LHH.com 10/27/2016 Having a fulfilling and rewarding career is a huge priority. But there comes a moment in just about everyone’s working life when we suddenly realize our careers have become limited. We’re not getting the promotions we apply for. Or, we have ceased to be the go-to person for important projects. It […]

Top Reasons Why You Should Learn Another Language

Published on Lhh.com 10/06/2016 Last year, I was working with two top-notch sales executives in Peru who were looking for new jobs. The first candidate was in his late 40s and had a good resume. However, he could not speak English. After an intense job search, he did find a job but it paid much […]

Are You Staying Current in Your Field?

Published on LHH.com 09/15/2016  During a presentation I gave a few months ago, I tried to emphasize that the key to getting and keeping a good job was to stay up-to-date with current events and industry trends by reading as much as possible, as frequently as possible. Remarkably, my comments caused more than one person […]

Can you empathize with the people you work with?

Published on LHH.com 07/08/2016 To succeed in today’s working world, there are many emotional and interpersonal skills that must be mastered. The most important of which may be empathy. Who wants to work with someone who is arrogant, insensitive or self-absorbed? Someone who only thinks of themselves, and is completely unaware of how their attitude […]

Have You Taken Stock of Your Value to Your Employer?

Published on LHH.com 06/14/2016 My father was an intelligent, moral and respected man. A physician, he worked his entire life at the Workers’ Hospital of Lima. When I started working, I tried to follow the example set by my family. In particular, he told me there were three keys to building a career: work hard in […]

Energy, Enthusiasm, Passion: Do Your Eyes Sparkle?

Published May 25, 2016 on LHH.com Imagine that you are in a job interview, but that you are doing the interviewing. Sitting across the table from you is a candidate up for a position in your organization. When you ask this person why she wants to come work with you, she says the following: “I want […]

10 Ways to Find Inspiration at Work

Published May 10, 2016 on LHH.com The best day we have at work is likely to be the day when we are truly inspired. Inspiration can come from many different sources. We can catch inspiration from inspiring co-workers. Or, by watching a seemingly impossible problem being solved. Or even from watching colleagues demonstrating confidence in the face […]

Nine Reasons You Didn’t Get Hired

Published April 26, 2016 on LHH.com We’ve all had this experience. You land an interview for a job you really want. You get all dressed up, put on your best professional face, and really put yourself out there during the interview. Afterwards, as you walk out, you have one overriding sensation. Nailed it! And yet, […]