generations

Stuck in the Middle: Is Ageism derailing your move from Director to VP?

A disturbing pattern may be coming to a job opportunity near you.  For first wave Gen X leaders born between ’64 and ‘74, a new twist on the old “you need work experience to get a job, but to get the experience you need the job” tail chaser seems to be emerging. This time it’s …

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Where have all the wanna-be leaders gone?

An employee survey by Randstad (results of which were published in the Globe and Mail earlier this week) claim that 51% of respondents say they’d rather NOT become a manager in their workplace.  Main reason for avoiding the big promotion… “skyrocketing” stress levels and more paperwork.  Eeps.  Looks like the leadership funnel is a little …

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