It’s not often the boss tells you the way it is, even if only from his or her perspective. Mr. Mackay’s perspective is fairly unique in the market of job search books…at least that I’ve come across. He is actually a CEO making hiring and firing decisions. His views, and advice, are based on 40 years of staffing decisions.
The world around us continues to evolve; nothing new there. But many organizations, even as they change what they look like, have largely stayed the same inside. Social, technical, global evolution has now come so far organizations simply have no choice but to finally begin changing who they are inside.
Successful, being happy, is more about the value of relationships with the people you know, how you can help them, how you can be both mentor and mentee.
When evaluating a new job, look beyond the ‘tangible’ considerations. Use your network, listen to hallway discussions, ask for an org chart…
With so many items in our lives challenging us negatively, it is important to be reminded there are actually a lot of positives surrounding us. All we need to do is look.