Lansy Joseph

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Why Most Companies Never Hire the Perfect Person for the Job

Want to hire superstars?<p>Trying to find the “total package” is the last thing you should do. Literally (and not in the teenage use of literally) the</i> …

The Truth About What It’s Like Working For Uber

<i>Photo credit: 360b / Shutterstock.com</i><p>I was a Community Manager on the East Coast for Uber for almost a year (February 2013 – December 2013). After …

Men Define Loyalty Programs Through Honor, Women See Trust

Despite seemingly every store offering its own loyalty program, shoppers, on average, have 10 loyalty cards in their wallet, according to the new …

Customer Experience

Lessons In Website Testing From A Master

By Neal Ungerleider4 minute Read<p>When it comes to the personalized Internet, few people know the inner mechanics of how websites conduct experiments …

How to Know When It's Time to Quit

Almost everyone ends up quitting a job at least once. People leave jobs for all sorts of reasons: They don’t like their boss, the compensation is too …

7 Things Employees Wish They Could Tell Their Boss About Salaries

Even if you're a great boss (here are some ways to tell if you are a great boss) there are a lot of things you don’t know about your employees.<p>That's …

10 Resume Mojo Boosters Most People Miss

Even if you and I haven't met, I know a few things about you.<p>You're smart and creative. You're interested in lots of different things. You make …

How to Leave in Style - The Notice Period is your Time to Shine!

So the big moment has come: you are leaving! Whether it was your decision to move on or whether your employer had to let you go, this moment usually …

Why Real Businesses Don’t Charge $5/month

As a business that's trying to make money, you live and die by this evaluation: LTV > CAC.<p>For those that don't know what the above means (aka me 6 …

Lessons I Learned From Lying To James Cameron

In a former life, I got to work on some pretty cool films. But, it was an April 1997 meeting on my first day working as a digital effects producer on …

15 Signs You Have a Bad Boss

Have you been feeling overwhelmed at work lately? Your boss could be the source of the problem.<p>Seventy-five percent of employees believe their boss …

Don’t Overnegotiate: Here’s a Good Starting Salary Strategy

A colleague entrepreneur and I were talking about one of his employees the other day. Before she started working with him, she had trouble finding a …

The Three Words that can Ruin YOUR Career

Around this time three years ago, I was in the worst time of my life. I honestly didn't think it could get any lower than this.<p>My home had been …

The 15 Biggest Body Language Mistakes To Watch Out For

Until we get to know someone, our brain relies on snap judgements to try to categorize the person, predict what they will do, and anticipate how we …

An Open Letter To A Pushy Digital Marketing Salesguy...

<i>Dear salesperson of a small web design/SEO company that I have never heard of,</i><p><i>Thank you for your email today in regards to my company’s</i> …

7 Things an Exec Should Know about UX Design

Finally, Enterprise Executives are embracing that the User Experience for their business applications actually does impact the bottom line of their …

Ask The Experts: I’m Shy. How Can I Get Noticed At Work Without Being Totally Uncomfortable?

If you’re shy, bragging probably sounds like your worst nightmare. Psychologist Art Markman advises how to toot your own horn.<p>The modern workplace can feel like it was designed for extroverts: open office layouts, rapid-fire brainstorming meetings, weekly happy hours.<p>But what about the introverts? …

The Ideal Amount of Time to Spend with Your Boss Every Week

Maybe you're thinking "zero" for the optimal amount of time to spend interacting with your boss, but it's actually a bit more than that, according to …

Aerospace Talent Shortage – Tackling the Engineering Shortfall

With the economy growing at a heightened rate, there is a dramatic scene as the <b>aerospace talent shortage</b> has companies worldwide fighting for …

7 Habits of Highly Successful Speakers

Ever wonder what makes some speaker super successful? Have you ever sat in an audience in awe of a speaker and pondered “How did she do that?” The …

3 Tips for a Profitable Morning Meeting

Morning meetings are a mainstay of any business. They are a critical way large organizations stay on the same page. I have always felt that the …

High Performers vs. Workaholics: 7 Subtle Differences

I'm a recovering workaholic.<p>Over the past year, I've been reading, researching, and conducting experiments on myself to understand the difference …

How Companies Invite Candidates to Reject Their Opportunity

You’ve probably heard this saying before: <b>“Nature abhors a vacuum.”</b><p>The fact of that matter is that candidates looking for their next great career …

Want to Concentrate Better and Snack Less? Try This

Okay, humor me here. This sounds silly, but it really works. I've adopted the habit of <b>chewing on a plastic stirrer.</b><p>I’ve found that I snack less, and …

Is It Safe To Drink at a Work Event?

Imagine yourself at a business networking event or at a dinner with a prospective boss or client. The waiter offers you a tantalizing assortment of …

5 Habits That Can Lead to a Promotion

I’ll always remember my first day on the job, when I visited our aircraft factory in Georgia. It was 1983 and I had just been hired as a senior …

How Big Data Will Change Recruitment Forever

People are the biggest asset and cost for most companies – so new ways of streamlining the process of hiring, retaining and firing are being …