Originally published in Psychology Today – November 29, 2023. I just spent three weeks with Harvard and Stanford MBAs. This month, I had more than 400 one-on-one, career-oriented conversations with current and recent Stanford and Harvard MBAs and Ph.D.s. I hosted a roundtable discussion with a dozen Stanford MBAs in Palo Alto, held two on-campus recruiting […]
Geoff: Congrats on the success of your new book! It’s the best career success book I’ve read in recent memory. (Carter just published The Right–and Wrong–Stuff: How Brilliant Careers Are Made. And Business Insider named it a top 17 business book for 2018).
Carter: Thanks! You know, I was thinking that some of the core messages of the book are relevant not only to career success, but to hiring success.
G: And hiring success is a big driver of career success, right?
C: Yes. Especially at senior leadership levels. So what advice would you have for our readers to be able to spot candidates during interviews who have the right stuff and avoid the ones with the wrong stuff?
G: Please tell us about each of your 5 negative archetypes, and I’ll offer advice how to spot them.
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2018 – Kevin Burns has joined ghSMART & Company, Inc. as Senior Advisor and founding member of the firm’s Chairman’s Council. [Continue »]