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I recently read a Wall Street Journal Blog, Want to Be CEO? What’s Your BMI? The blog cites new research suggesting “that a few extra pounds or a slightly larger waistline affects an executive’s perceived leadership ability as well as stamina on the job.” Which begs the question, if your body-mass-index is having an impact on your perceived ability when you already hold the position, what kind of impact is it having when you’re looking to make a move?
Read the full post “Does BMI Trump IQ and ROI in an Executive Job Search? It Can.” - via The Career Coach Blog


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The Job Board Gamble

"Many people think they’ll get their next job by relying on postings on job boards. Many people also buy lottery tickets. How are these activities similar? They both require very little effort or thought; they appeal to our base instincts of reaching for the low hanging fruit; and neither offers a great deal of success. Granted your chances of getting a job from a job board are better than winning the lottery, but not by much."

Read the full post “The Job Board Gamble” – by Linda Lupatkin - via The Career Coach Blog -


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