Companies with a rich tapestry of diversity are more likely to out-perform, as well as create thriving, highly engaged cultures. In this Business Insider article, Debbie Goodman – CEO of Virtual Coaching Partners – shares advice on how to drive real change within your organization. The fallout from the pandemic has
Authority Magazine recently interviewed Debbie Goodman, CEO of VCP, as part of their interview series called “How Employers and Employees are Reworking Work Together”. When it comes to designing the future of work, one size fits none. Discovering success isn’t about a hybrid model or offering remote work options.
Workplaces across the globe are facing a mental health crisis of unprecedented scope, as the effects of almost two years of anxiety, uncertainty and fear will transition into another period of flux as we enter 2022. Debbie Goodman, group CEO of Jack Hammer, a global group of executive search, talent
An abundance of research now exists to show, beyond a shadow of doubt, that appointing women to the C-suite is not only the right thing to do from an ethical and moral perspective, but also the savvy business strategy. In fact, all high quality, commercially-oriented business strategies should nowadays ensure
Making a call on the office/WFH/hybrid strategy During 2020, it was all about logistics – how to get everyone working from home as quickly, efficiently and productively as possible. Sending office furniture and computers to those who needed them, addressing all manner of technology issues from infrastructure to security, and
Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, CEO of Virtual Coaching Partners, recently contributed to an IOL Business Report article on job offer negotiation. View the original article on iol.co.za. As companies and candidates enter a fresh hiring season in 2020, the time will come where both parties stand at the door of a
Originally published on hbr.org. Do you know how to skillfully navigate complex job-offer negotiations? Every situation is unique, but here are 15 rules to guide you in these discussions. 1. Don’t underestimate the importance of likability. People are going to fight for you only if they like you. This
The past few weeks and months have seen arguably the biggest exodus and purge of leaders from South Africa’s top companies and state owned companies in recent history, with more heads expected to roll in future. Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, Co-Founder of Virtual Coaching Partners and CEO of Jack Hammer, says the
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How important is it to optimise your LinkedIn profile? This video by Link Humans shows 7 surprising LinkedIn profile stats. 42% of hiring managers surveyed by LinkedIn said they view volunteer experience as equivalent to formal work experience. Adding a profile photo could result in 14 times more profile views.
Resignations are never easy. You may have been part of a productive team for many years and have sound relationships built with colleagues and superiors. You may be expecting people you like and trust to wish you well in your next career move – but be prepared for a range
Adapted from Forbes Magazine Surveys of typical interview questions reveal that these are the most likely ‘tough’ interview questions to arise in any interview. They may or may not be asked – if they are, you’ll be ready! Word of caution: don’t over-rehearse or speak in generalizations or clichés. Be