Articles by Gina DeLapa
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
If companywide training feels like overkill, consider what happens when training is reserved only for the rank and file. I can give you a glimpse of what happens, based on my years as a university career counselor, and later getting hired by organizations to teach professionalism to their new-college hires. As a career counselor, I saw a steady parade of lackluster job postings, often with typos. When was the last time an employer advanced a candidate with a lackluster resume? Or a cover letter with even one typo? I am not saying employers should lower the bar — but the double standard here was on full display.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Maintaining your office culture is only a wise move if your culture is healthy to begin with. But even then, should you maintain it? Or should you take this opportunity to transform it? These are questions every leader must ask — and right now in particular, everyone must lead. But more about that in a moment. Let's talk about the "right now in particular." As of this writing, the whole world is under a pandemic we can't begin to comprehend. But we don't have to stay stuck.