Presenting well? It is not so easy

March 19, 2017

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We often think that a great presenter is the one who always uses specialised and technical language. On the contrary, when we use simple words we think that we are showing a lack of knowledge. In order to impress the audience, we tend to overcomplicate our way of presenting. I did it too, of course. […]

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Do you know the magical formula for being a great manager?

March 7, 2017

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We usually hear that there is a magical formula to be a great manager. There are managers who adopt a very sympathetic approach and other ones who are much more demanding; there are managers who prefer to delegate and empower their teams.  On the contrary, there are other ones who prefer a direct and close […]

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Transparency at work? You need it.

February 12, 2017

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What is one of the most important values which create a positive organizational culture? Transparency. As transparency, I mean having clarity about the organizational structure, the work streams, the career plans and the recruiting processes. Considering that organizations are open systems built by their employees, the transparency is the result of the human interactions and […]

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The data scientist self-promotion is like the hacker case.

January 2, 2017

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The recruiting world is influenced by trends, temporary or medium-term ones, as it happens for other areas and departments of an organisation. This post is not about any employer branding or talent acquisition strategy. I’d like to talk about a specific job title: the Data Scientist. Oh yes, we will talk about a job title, […]

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Stop talking only about the candidate experience. There is much more!

December 9, 2016

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Let’s start with a simple statement: the candidate experience is very important. However, we need to broaden our horizons. We need to talk about the customer journey when it comes to recruiting and employer value proposition. The customer journey is very important. Why? The first thing to consider is that the candidate experience is related […]

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No respect for your time? Your organization has a problem.

November 20, 2016

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We work in ecosystems where people and processes create unique and not replicable dynamics; in other words, what characterizes the life and the culture of an organization is completely different from what characterizes another one.  In order to being able to understand the environment and perform your tasks you need to balance your efforts between […]

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Time for yourself? No, you do not need to quit.

November 13, 2016

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Taking time for yourself is not exactly what you are thinking of. No, I’m not saying that you need time off or you have to quit... well, that’s not a bad idea if you hate your job. I often write about career management, career’s choices and which competencies you should have to be more effective […]

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