Category Archives: Leadership

This week, VF Corporation joined CareerXroads.  Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with more than 30 brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. At CareerXroads we’re no stranger to companies that are positioned as a powerful house of brands.  With brands like JanSport, Vans, […]

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Approximately 236,000 applications for 2017 H-1B visas were paid for by US AND foreign employers trying to get their workers into the US. With the 20k addition for scarce professional degree candidates, the allowable # is 85,000 and, last week a lottery was held to apportion the visas. There were winners and losers. More to […]

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Several of our CXR Colloquium (www.careerxroads.com) members are in the midst of considering alternative org structures and are seeking feedback from peers. I was surprised by the sudden exploding interest and then saw a [Josh] Bersin [by Deloitte] comment in a press release for their Trends Report that this year “92% of companies are focused […]

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According to Glassdoor’s Global Gender Pay Gap Survey published this February, 3/4 of the 8000 adults surveyed globally believe that men and women are paid equally for the same skills, knowledge and experience (and 2/3 of them also thought they were also ‘fairly’ compensated.) Really? At first, I was skeptical and assumed men might have […]

Branding & Marketing, Executive Search, Leadership 1

Or, at least one of Seven Secrets of Success as this 2013 book by Charles Ellis promises to share. McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, Capital Group, Mayo Clinic and Cravath, Swain & Moore are the firms studied and yes, recruiting excellence was what Charles, not a recruiter, believed and described that they all had in common. A […]

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According to a CareerBuilder survey of 2,148 hiring managers, 1 in 4 were more likely to hire someone from a ‘prestigious’ school and 1 in 5 were more likely to hire from their alma mater… all things considered. So, the question to ask yourself is whether diversity training is in order or are these simply […]

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